Dermatitis is an inflammatory lesion of the skin that results from the adverse effects of external or internal factors. During treatment of this disease, experts strongly recommend diet adherence to facilitate recovery and significantly accelerate it.
When compiling the menu, the doctor takes into account the form of dermatitis:
- Atopic: develops as a result of allergies, also has hereditary predisposition.
- Seborrheic: affects the skin and scalp, the cause is the fungus Malassezia furfur.
- Oral: occurs around the mouth, accompanied by itching, redness and pustules.
- Allergic: appears due to the negative impact on the body of a certain substance. Typical for him are: itching, large spots of red, on which later formed bubbles.
For effective treatment of the disease, it is necessary to know and observe the following rules:
- Reduce the intake of salty and fatty foods;
- Limit the use of sugar;
- Divide the food into 6 receptions, while portions should be small;
- Drink a day at least 2 – x L of water;
- Do not overeat;
- Exclude from the diet all products – allergens;
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages;
- Quit smoking.
Authorized and prohibited foods with atopic dermatitis
Nutrition for dermatitis should be balanced and varied.
When choosing meat, you should stop on lamb, lean pork, rabbit, horse meat and beef. A high degree of allergenicity has chicken meat, veal, fat pork, duck meat, goose, and smoked products. The average level of exposure is the liver and kidneys.
During therapy, it is necessary to completely eliminate the fish from the diet. The highest level of allergenicity in fish with red meat, in canned fish and seafood. The average index of impact is river fish.
It should be noted that the menu of the patient’s dermatitis should not be rich foods, ice cream and chocolate. It is allowed in limited quantities to use crackers, dietary crackers, marshmallows and bran bread.
Diet with dermatitis excludes milk, cream and spicy kinds of cheese from the diet. It is useful to include kefir, ryazhenka, sour cream and butter in the nutrition menu.
When choosing croups it is necessary to temporarily put the mango and millet. Be careful with oatmeal, as it has an average degree of allergenicity. It is advisable to choose a buckwheat, rice or corn.
Do not forget about vegetables and fruits, because they contain the greatest amount of vitamins and minerals. But they should also be bought, focusing on the level of allergenicity. The most dangerous are: radish, beets, carrots, pumpkin and tomatoes. Less dangerous are eggplant and legumes. The lowest level of allergenicity in potatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, dill and parsley.
Of fruits should be given preference to pears, green apples, plums and dried fruits. It is necessary to abandon oranges, tangerines, lemons, kiwi, pineapple, peaches, apricots, melons and persimmons. Bananas have an average degree of allergenicity.
For a while, it is necessary to exclude from the diet all berries, except gooseberries, white currants and white cherries.
Diet with dermatitis completely excludes salads with mayonnaise, mustard, mushrooms and eggs. You should give up eggs, mushrooms, honey and coffee. All salads can be filled with olive or sunflower oil. You can drink tea from drinks.
Authorized and prohibited foods for seborrheic dermatitis
It is necessary to strictly monitor the consumption of sufficient amounts of clean water. It will speed up the process of removing toxins from the body of the patient.
In the menu, you must make dairy products (preferably natural), fresh vegetables and fruits, berries and greens, meat only low-fat varieties. It is also useful to prepare meals that include natural collagen. These include: jellies, jellied fish, chill.
Diet with dermatitis excludes from the menu soups, various creams and gravies, legumes, cereals, flour products and smoked products.
Diet for oral dermatitis
With this type of dermatitis, you should stop using mushrooms, eggs, carrots, fish, caviar and soy products. Attention should be paid to plant foods. All meals should only be boiled. Spices, smoked products and fried foods should be completely removed from the menu. You should prefer vegetarian cuisine.
Allergic dermatitis diet
In the treatment of allergic dermatitis is contraindicated the use of bitter, salty and smoked food. Also from the diet is to exclude: spices, mayonnaise, a variety of sauces, seafood, flour products, candy, chocolate with fillings, citrus fruits, shop juices, chicken eggs, whole milk, fatty meats, nuts and alcohol. It is also recommended to quit smoking.
It is useful to use cereals for allergic dermatitis, namely rice, buckwheat and oatmeal. Fermented milk products should only be bought with a low percentage of fat. From drinks should be preferred non-carbonated mineral water and green tea. It is recommended to cook light vegetarian soups, it is best to take beef from meat.
For breakfast, a patient with dermatitis can eat a vegetable salad or oatmeal. From drinks you can drink fresh compote or kefir. For lunch, you can cook rice porridge with boiled beef meat, mashed potatoes with herbs or a dish with zucchini. For dinner, a cottage cheese casserole, a vegetable stew, natural yogurt or baked apples are perfect.
To adhere to a diet for any kind of dermatitis is necessary until all of its symptoms disappear completely.
Dermatitis is a very unpleasant disease that can progress, resulting in a rash covered 70-80% of the body surface. Which leads to chronic form.