The Eczema Diet: Eczema-Safe Food to Stop the Itch and Prevent Eczema for Life
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This is the book eczema sufferers have been waiting for! Twenty per cent of people in the developed world suffer from the condition, and it's on the rise. Babies are developing skin inflammation soon after birth. Toddlers with severe itchy skin and uncontrollable scratching are drawing blood. And teenagers and adults are wearing long - sleeved shirts in sweltering summers, ashamed of their red, flaking crusts and hating their 'leaky' skin. Current medications can have undesirable side - effects and long - term use may increase the risk of skin cancer. It's a heart - breaking condition for everyone involved. But this book offers a new, better solution! 'The Eczema Diet' includes all the facts and scientific research, as well as itch - busting treatments that offer immediate relief combined with a tried - and - tested diet - developed by Karen over the past ten years through her work with eczema patients - that really gets results. Also included are 100 delicious recipes, suitable for everyone in the family, an extensive meal plan, shopping lists that are clear and easy to follow.
foods usually have a higher glycaemic index (GI), which elevates blood glucose and insulin levels. We consume the wrong ratios of fats: our diets are low in omega-3 and rich in saturated fat, and processed vegetable oils and margarines cause the overconsumption of omega-6. We have fewer micronutrients in our diet. Processed foods often contain sugar and white flour, which are low in vitamins and minerals. Deficiency in just a single nutrient can cause genetic defects that can lead to the
Afternoon snack Day 1 Choose from: peeled and sliced pear; papaya; plain rice cakes/crackers; and Baked Banana Chips Design Your Own Sandwich or *gluten-free pasta spirals with lamb, kidney beans and soft carrot or green beans Carrot sticks with Sesame-free Hummus or Bean Dip, and spelt chips (use Spelt Lavash Bread recipe) Water bottle (filtered water) Pack a spoon and freezer block Day 2 Choose
adequately your body eliminates toxin-loaded bile from the colon. The liver produces up to 1 litre of bile salts every day and to do this it needs lecithin from your diet. Your body also needs plenty of dietary fibre to push chemical-loaded bile through the colon and to cleanse the colon of toxic substances, microbes and carcinogens (substances that can cause cancer). Candida albicans infestation Another gastrointestinal problem common in eczema sufferers is fungal infestation. Research
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during this time). If you have repeatedly suffered from thrush, speak to your doctor about stronger anti-fungal treatments. After you have treated your fungal infection, the Eczema Diet is designed to minimise the risk of further infestations and if you have regular bouts of candidiasis you’ll also need to avoid sweet foods like muffins during the Eczema Diet, as fungus proliferates when sugar is in the diet. Also avoid common triggers such as alcohol and tea. Anti-fungal foods There are a