You may know it as the yellow superfood that shows up in certain dishes. Studies show it can reduce psoriasis flare-ups. You can try it as an ingredient in your meals or take it as a supplement.
2. Folic acid (vitamin B9) and vitamin B12
Psoriasis is caused by a complex combination of the immune system, genetic background, autoantigens, and environmental factors. Recent studies have shown that patients with psoriasis have a significantly higher serum homocysteine level and a higher prevalence of hyperhomocysteinemia (HHcy). Folic acid and vitamin B12 deficiencies can be a cause of HHcy in psoriasis.
3. Mediterranean diet
The Mediterranean diet emphasizes fish, fruits and vegetables, and whole grains. Studies show it can reduce the symptoms of psoriasis. Furthermore, following a Mediterranean diet is also rather healthy. Vegetables, fruits, legumes are a good source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber. It is important that you also ensure sufficient variety because not all vegetables contain the same type and amount of nutrients.
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