What is Psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a common skin disease that disrupts the life cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis increases the speed of cell buildup on the skin surfacethat creates thick, itchy and dry silver patches and sometimes red ones which are painful.
From the perspective of traditional medicine, various factors, including malnutrition and inappropriate life styles causesphlegmandwaste which are accumulated in the body to be deposited on the skin, which are the symptoms of the disease.
As mentioned, psoriasis has many forms and its severity is not the same in all individuals.
From the perspective of traditional medicine, the amount and quality of the phlegm accumulated in the body determines its concentration, tenderness, and the types of the disease and the severity of its symptoms.
Some cases like: liver dysfunction,difficulty in digestion, creation of skin patches can cause or aggravate psoriasis and therefore should be considered in treatment.
Traditional medicine, unlike modern medicine, not only suppresses the body's immune system but also strengthens it and actually helps temperament to overcome the disease by removing inappropriate phlegm.
Traditional medicine emphasis on the treatment of temperament and cleansing the body of inappropriate phlegm and wastes, and then the disease is removed by following the instructions on the proper way of life.
However, modern medicine and therapies have only temporarily reduced the symptoms; and are considered painkillers and palliatives because the underlying disease is not eradicated.High recurrence rates – following discontinuation of drugs or even when taking them- are very high.
Usually modern medicine does not recommend a specific diet to treat the disease.
Observation of the diet and proper habits in eating is one of the most important factors in treating any disease, including psoriasis, in traditional medicine.
What are the essential nutrition tips for recovery?
1 – Nutrition plans:
As mentioned, the first step in treating this disease is diet modification.
Changing the lifestyle to urban lifestyle, machine life and its related occupations,ensures that the proper nutrition habits are gradually forgotten and are replaced by bad eating habits.That is why the prevalence of malignant diseases, including psoriasis, are increasing.Therefore, dietary modification and avoidance of foods containing toxic and dangerous compounds have serious roles incuring the disease.Failure to comply with dietary rules and regulations can lead to the accumulation of inappropriate phlegm in the body which produce the disease and even if the patient is taking the medication correctly and on time, an acceptable therapeutic response still cannot be expected; because wastes that come out of the body with the help of medicines, re-enter the body by eating inappropriate foods.
A) Observing proper nutrition
This results in proper digestion, proper functioning of the digestive tract and the liver, and the production of good phlegm.
There are many good nutrition habits that you get when you buy the product, but the least that can be taken into account are as follows:
Chew the food a lot.
Do not drink liquid or eat fruits 30 minutes prior to your meal and 2 or 3 hours afterwards.
Reduce or omit lunch if possible.
The period between eating food and going to sleep is at least two hours.
A patient with psoriasis should avoid eating the following foods:
Lentil, eggplant, yogurt.
All kinds of pickles and sour fruits.
Beef, veal, fish, frozen meats, salted and canned meats, poultry and white eggs.
All types of preserved juices and carbonated drinks.
Ready-made and factory-made meals.
Processed foods, leftover and frozen foods.
Sandwiches, sausages and hamburgers, pizza and fast foods, sauces, pasta, mushrooms, spicy foods.
Junk foods (like chips, chocolates, cakes and pastries, candiesand artificial sweeteners and etc.) all types of seeds and roasted nuts.
Fatty and fried foods, solid or liquid vegetable oils or processed oils.
Processed sweets and confectionary.
A description of some of these abstinence:
Lentil: As has been the case, in psoriasis, phlegm and waste material accumulates in the body. Lentil is also among the foods that make the body produce concentrated blood.
Eggplant: it enhances bad phlegm.
Beef and veal: Beef and veal has colder temperament than lamb and mutton and their consumption produces bad phlegm.
Fish meat: Absolutely forbidden.
Also fried fish, fish dipped in the egg, Smoked fish, canned fish, frozen fish and leftovers are forbidden to any patient.
The proper meats:
The best meat for these patients is mutton (especially young lamb)
Little birds (like quail and perdicinae) and local poultry (especially chicken)
Mutton: Of the red meats, the best meat for patients of psoriasis is lamb meat;
Especially if the lamb meat is from the 6 months to 1 year old
Other poultry meat: Poultry meat such as quail and perdicinae is good for digestion
It is especially suitable for patients with weak stomach
By frying food, temperature rises above 151 degrees Centigrade, which destroys most of the minerals, important vitamins and useful enzymes in the food.
It takes a long time for fried foods to be digested, disrupt the digestive system by making it tired and worn out and as mentioned, poor digestion exacerbates the symptoms of psoriasis.
High consumption of oil, especially its industrial varieties and high-fat foods, Increases the risk of a variety of diseases by producing concentrated bad phlegm and causing serious liver dysfunction.
For quenching the thirst it is better to use water which is cooled inside the refrigerator and to abide by the rules of drinking water. The instructions will be fully delivered to you after purchase
Very important point: What is certain is that the nature of all people is not equal and treatments must be thoroughly examined based on one's temperament,so the above tips will not replace traditional medicine; after Buying the product a questionnaire is presented to the patient and after answering that it is given to our nutrition experts and a special treatment is given to that patient.