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Fruits For Psoriasis

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Fruits for psoriasis - grapesEating fruits for psoriasis treatment is gaining popularity especially since the ADA's recent recommendation that  including 70% – 80% fruits in daily diet helps in  fighting off  the condition better. As per the recent reports, folate, antioxidants, beta-carotene, omega-3 fatty acids, and zinc are some of the important nutrients required for healing psoriasis. It has also been found that individuals whose diet is rich in the mentioned nutrients have reduced risk of developing psoriasis. These nutrients are abundantly present in certain fruits so one should have enough information about them.


Recommended Fruits For Psoriasis Treatment

One should eat following fruits for the treatment of psoriasis.

  • Baked apples
  • Apricots
  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Figs
  • Mango
  • Papaya
  • Pineapples
  • Kiwi
  • Raisins
  • Small Prunes
  • Peaches


Fruits To Be Taken In Restricted Quantity

There are certain fruits which if taken in small quantity can be harmless but excessive intake may trigger the symptoms of psoriasis.

  • Currants
  • Large prunes
  • Avocados
  • Plums
  • Cranberry


In addition to the abovementioned fruits, one can also take apples, melons and bananas in very low to moderate quantities.


Fruits Forbidden For Psoriasis Patients

Discussion on psoriasis and fruits would be incomplete without talking about the fruits that have adverse effect on it. Individuals undergoing the treatment of psoriasis should avoid the consumption of following fruits.   

  • Wild strawberries
  • Strawberries
  • Fruit peels
  • Grapefruit
  • Orange marmalade
  • Bitter lemons
  • Lemon
  • Limes
  • Lemonade
  • Prepared juices


If psoriasis is troubling you, try to include the recommended fruits in your diet. They would help you in getting rid of this chronic skin disease in a natural way.


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Fruits For Psoriasis