Changing your diet is not going to cure your psoriatic disease. But eating healthier can only help. Taking control of your diet is the most basic way to regain control of your life and fight back against the disease. Nutrition is an essential component that boosts your body’s immunity and helps give it the strength to prevent diseases.
Generally speaking, there are four main approaches to diet to manage your psoriasis:
Psoriasis, especially if severe, is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Weight loss improves cardiovascular risk factors.
We also know that fatty body or fat is an inflammatory tissue, so maintaining a healthy weight—and reducing overall body fat—may result in a reduction in systemic inflammation.
Foods to avoid to cause or increase inflammation:
Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to decrease inflammation, so psoriasis can be treated by the intake of fish or cod liver oil.