12 Best and Worst Foods for Psoriasis
A diet good for your skin?
by Amanda Gardner
There's no strong scientific evidence that specific foods can impact psoriasis, but there is evidence that losing extra weight can ease symptoms. Nutritionists and physicians recommend a healthy, balanced diet to control your weight and your psoriasis, as well as lower your risk of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke (which are elevated in people with psoriasis). The foundation of a healthy diet is lean protein, low-fat dairy, whole grains, and fruits and vegetables, says Heather Mangieri, RD, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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