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Food Therapy Of Vitiligo

Food Therapy Of VitiligoAs we all known that the diet of vitiligo patients should be conducive to the rehabilitation of the disease, a reasonable diet is conducive to the rehabilitation of vitiligo disease, on the contrary, it will aggravate the disease. The lack of certain trace metal elements in vitiligo patients blood and the white patches area cause the body tyrosinase activity get decreased, and affected the synthesis of melanin metabolism, resulted in skin lesions. So patients with vitiligo should eat more foods which contains in rich copper, zinc, iron and other metal elements in order to enhance the activity of tyrosinase, and then accrlerating melanin synthesis . Meanwhile vitiligo patients should eat less food which contains rich in vitamin C. Because vitamin C can reduce the level of serum copper and serum copper oxidase, affect the activity of tyrosinase, and can interfere with the synthesis of skin melanin, meanwhile vitamin C can reduce the severity of the disease as well. In terms of this point, the vitiligo expert has given us the following nutrition program.

1 Once people get vitiligo , they should usually eat some food which contains tyrosine and minerals, meat (cattle, rabbit, pig meat), animal liver, egg (egg, duck's egg, quail egg), milk (milk, yogurt), vegetables (fresh vegetables, radish, eggplant, bamboo shoots, edible fungus, seaweed, beans (soybeans, etc.) peas, green beans, soy products), peanut, black sesame, walnut, raisins, snails, clams and other shellfish;

2 patients should eat less or do not eat onions, garlic, fish, shrimp, lamb, peppers, etc in order to reduce the intake rate of foods which is rich in glutathione;

3 its important to eat less or not eat tomatoes, green peppers, tomatoes, oranges, grapefruit, lemon, hawthorn, jujube, apple, cherry, kiwi, and other foods which is rich in vitamin C;

4 patients with vitiligo can eat fruit for bananas, sweet pears and watermelon.


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