New recommendations from the National Psoriasis Foundation offer answers. The express goal of these guidelines: to reduce disease severity through proper nutrition.
Reference1. Ford AR, Siegel M, Bagel J, et al. Dietary recommendations for adults with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis from the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: a systematic review. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Jun 20. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1412. [Epub ahead of print]
Ford and fellow researchers from multiple international centers present consensus and evidence-driven dietary guidelines from the medical board of the National Psoriasis Foundation. The express goal of the recommendations: to reduce psoriatic disease severity through proper nutrition.1
Scroll through the slides for the details, recommendations, and the take-home points for physicians.
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There is a critical lack of evidence synthesis on the relationship between psoriatic diseases and diet. The Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation performed a systematic review of the literature on the role of diet in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acid.
The Mediterranean diet includes:
• Extra virgin olive oil as the main culinary lipid
• At least 2 servings of vegetables daily
• At least 3 servings of fruits daily
• Legumes at least 3 times weekly
• Fish or seafood at least 3 times weekly
• Tree nuts at least 3 times weekly
• Sofrito sauce (tomatoes, onions, garlic, olive oil) at least 2 times weekly