Could your diet be making your eczema worse? Below are links to some of the main dietary causes of eczema, information on foods to avoid and action you can take to reduce your symptoms.
The effect of Nickel in products and food on eczema.
Reducing exposure to and consumption of nickel can sometimes be of benefit to people with eczema. Although it is common knowledge that metal objects can contain nickel which can irritate the skin of susceptible people, it is less well known that certain foods are rich in nickel too. Find out what they are in the Low-nickel diet for eczema and see if you might be affected.
Gluten can cause eczema too.
Just about everyone knows about how gluten can have dreadful consequences for coeliacs. But gluten (and the lack of it) can also cause certain types of eczema. Get the information you need in our Eczema and gluten article.
Egg Allergy - The second most common food allergy is also an eczema trigger
Egg allergy is the most common allergy with children with eczema. Learn about the trajectory of egg allergy, how to test for egg allergy, how to cook for someone with egg allergy and discover some great recipes at Egg allergy and eczema
Histamine Intolerance and Skin and Other Problems
Discover the facts about Histamine Intolerance - what foods and products contain it, what effect it has on you, what to eat if you have Histamine intolerance, what you can take to combat the symptoms of Histamine Intolerance.Histamine intolerance and skin reactions contains all the information you need to deal with Histamine Intolerance and claim your life back.
The Effect of Food Allergies on Your Skin and Health
If you suspect you have a food allergy read Food allergies and skin problems. This article describes the difference between a food allergy and a food intolerance, what symptoms a food allergy can manifest, how to detect a food allergy and what further steps to take.
Best and Worst Foods to give a child with Eczema
Karen Fischer is an Australian nutritionist and award-winning author who specialises in eczema. She runs the Eczema Life Clinic in Sydney, Australia.
According to Karen, while there are some foods that worsen skin rashes intensely, there are 12 which work wonders at reducing eczema.
12 Foods to add:
Mung bean sprouts
Papaya and Paw Paw
12 foods to limit :
Grapes: including sultanas, raisins, grape juice
Oranges: including orange juice
Soy sauce: including tamari and other sushi sauces
Tomatoes: including tomato sauce, canned tomatoes and tomato juice
Dried fruits: including apricots, dates, prunes etc
Deli meats: including sausages, ham, bacon, devon, salami
Eggs: especially: raw egg whites hidden in mayonnaise, coleslaw dressings, pancake mix, chocolate mousse, pavlova
Chocolate: including coffee and tea
Dairy products: including cow’s milk, yoghurt, cheese, ice-cream, desserts, sheep and goat's milk
There are over 20 articles on the causes of Eczema and Asthma and how to deal with them or avoid them.