• Eczema Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Consume lots of fresh and raw fruits and vegetables.
  • Eat a generally healthy diet, including five portions of vegetables per day, brown rice, millet, oily fish and a little fruit (no oranges).
  • Consume diet rich in vitamin A and zinc, helps in regeneration of the skin.
  • Diet rich in vitamin A: Liver oils of fish, egg, milk and milk products,
  • Yellow orange colour fruits and vegetables; green leafy vegetables are good source of - carotene.
  • Foods rich in zinc: Shellfish, beef and other red meats, eggs and seafood, nuts, sea plants especially Japanese sea plants.
  • Increase intake of vitamin C, it helps maintain healthy skin: Milk and milk products, citrus fruits, green vegetables
  • Fruits and vegetables when fresh have maximum of vitamin C.
  • Have coriander leaves frequently, its high in vitamin C and helps to maintain healthy skin.
  • You can have 3-4 strands of saffron in milk, it is beneficial for skin.
  • Basil leaves (Tulsi) are said to be helpful in skin ailments, eat 3-4 fresh leaves daily.
  • Breast feed your child; breast milk increases the immunity of your child and helps preventing eczema in future.