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Therapeutic Diets For Skin Disorders 

Therapeutic Diets For Skin Disorders
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Therapeutic Diets For Skin Disorders
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Jeanette Jacknin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199907922.003.0003
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date: 30 May 2020

Because certain foods are richer in one nutrient or another, specific foods are naturally helpful for certain disorders.Diet can affect some inflammatory skin diseases such as acne.Food allergies may play a role in atopic dermatitis, especially in children. Fasting and low calorie diets, diets rich in omega 3 fatty acids such as certain fish and flaxseed oil, and whole food vegetarian diets may improve psoriasis. Therapeutic diets minimizing animal fats, any known food allergens for the individual, avoiding refined sugars, and rich in dark green vegetables may help to lessen rosacea.

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