• Lichen Planus Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
  • Vitamin B rich foods are good for skin. Eat green vegetables, sesame seeds, pulses, whole grain.
    lichen planus diet and nutrition
  • Vitamin A rich foods like yellow orange fruits, vegetables, cereals, fortified foods can help.
  • Cod liver oil supplements containing Vitamin A and D are also very helpful.
  • Include Omega 3 fatty acids which are good for your skin such as flaxseed, olive oil, walnuts, corn.
  • Green tea is a great antioxidant, which can help in autoimmune disorder like Lichen Planus.
  • Folic acid rich foods like green vegetables prevent dry skin.
  • Include low skimmed yogurt in your diet.
  • Eat soft and bland mouth in case of oral lichen planus.
  • Turmeric, garlic, onions, basil, thyme, oregano, fenugreek helps in increasing the immunity.
  • Consume adequate water to maintain good hydration.
  • Avoid excess of salt, sugar, refined foods, artificial foods, preservatives.
  • Avoid yeast, sour and acidic foods, vinegar, tamarind, refined flours.
  • Avoid foods which can cause allergy in you. Common foods known to cause allergy are soy products, peanuts, hazel nuts, eggs.
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