Diet with dermatitis: atopic, seborrheic, allergic, perioral

August 23, 2017 23:00 | Dermatitis

Adherence to dietary nutrition is one of the foundations for the effective treatment of any type of dermatitis, whether it is atopic, dysmenorrhoea, contact, cercaria, exfoliative, purpurea, follicular, sunlight or others. Any doctor will confirm that successful cure without this component therapy is impossible.Often, before choosing a specific diet regime, conduct laboratory tests to determine allergens.Sometimes whole groups of products are subject to exclusion, if the disease is greatly aggravated.

It is recommended to maintain a diet for at least half a year, but in the most difficult cases and for several years.

Hypoallergenic diet for atopic dermatitis

In the presence of atopic dermatitis, the following should be excluded:

  • fungi;
  • grenade;
  • canned food;
  • Citrus;
  • fish;
  • beet;
  • rye;
  • smoked meat;
  • baking;
  • spices and sauces;
  • coffee;
  • raspberries;
  • nuts;
  • alcohol;
  • radish;
  • melon;
  • chocolate;
  • tomatoes;
  • grapes;
  • aubergines;
  • milk.

Preference in preparing a diet should be given to such pro


  1. Potatoes.
  2. Various cereals.
  3. Cabbage.
  4. Products are fermented.Beef( exclusively boiled, steamed).
  5. Apples.

All the above recommendations are common, but it is advisable to select your diet individually.Some products described in the forbidden list, you can, if they do not provoke an allergy, while others are allowed not to exclude them completely, but there is, but little by little.

The diet menu for atopic dermatitis in adults is discussed below.

The basic rules of nutrition for dermatitis will be reviewed by the physician in the video below:


  • It is forbidden to starve and severely restrict yourself. If the diet stops being full, then this will only further shake your health.Of course, some food will have to be excluded, but the daily calorie content should be respected, as well as the balance of all nutrients needed daily.
  • It is forbidden to drink alcohol and there are products that belong to the category of semi-finished products.Avoid better sausages and sausages, even if you prefer to eat extremely expensive and quality items.Only after a full cycle of diet and stabilization of the condition the doctor can allow them to use, but usually not very much.


Atopic dermatitis in children is better known to parents under the name "diathesis".It is best for this disease suitable for infants breastfeeding, because his body does not perceive milk as something allergenic and perfectly digests it.If the baby is on artificial feeding, then exclude the use of cow's milk.Sometimes a negative reaction is manifested in any milk formula and even fermented milk products.Doctors recommend here not to neglect the health of the child and to choose a mixture with protein hydrolyzate.

Perfectly tolerates the body of a child a variety of vegetable purees, especially on the basis of zucchini and cabbage.Red-colored vegetables should still be avoided.It is better to switch to a completely natural diet, that is, to completely abandon dyes, preservatives.Reduce and should be carbohydrates, and if you want a sweet, then use fructose.

It is generally accepted to divide the types of allergens by age.Typically, for each category of children( age), there are allergens:

  1. Till year: fruits orange or red, lactose, milk.
  2. Up to 3 years old: red fruit, and also cereals and citrus.
  3. Older than 3 years: marinades, fish, chocolate, nuts, crustaceans, pickles, sweets.

Below is a table of the diet menu for atopic dermatitis in children.

Menu for atopic dermatitis in children

The following diet is considered for atopic dermatitis in a pregnant or lactating baby-mother.

Nursing and Pregnant

Some nursing mothers start to exclude fish, meat and cottage cheese with atopic dermatitis, since it is still believed that because of these products, milk "spoils."However, this is not true.Any food is removed from the diet only after consulting a doctor.

Provoke atopic dermatitis in a baby can and dried fruits.Refuse to have and from other products:

  • caviar;
  • fish;
  • spices;
  • tropical fruits;
  • tea;
  • sharp food;
  • smoked products;
  • eggs;
  • coffee;
  • strawberry;
  • Citrus.

In general, the diet is based on the general principles of the diet, that is, it means a full, natural and fractional food. It is best not to break recommendations during pregnancy and feeding.If there is a desire to include at least a small amount of allergenic food in the diet, then you need to consult a doctor.

With a stable condition, it is allowed to use any one allergen in small quantities, and after that you will have to take a break.For example, after eating 2 dices of chocolate, you should wait 3-4 days and only then you can eat another product from the list of banned.

The rotational diet for atopic dermatitis is discussed in this video:

Nutrition for seborrheic dermatitis

The list of forbidden seborrheic dermatitis is not as extensive as in the atopic dermatitis. Negative consequences for the body are nuts, seafood, citrus, honey and mushrooms. But most of all seborrheic scales appear with excessive use of fatty.All finished products, snacks, smoked products, fast food are subject to exclusion.Light carbohydrates are also "out of the law" - the symptoms of dermatitis after their use appear almost instantly.

In the diet of a diet for seborrheic dermatitis, you need to include such foods as:

  • chicken;
  • sprouted wheat;
  • sour-milk products;
  • vegetables;
  • cereals;
  • fish;
  • fruit;
  • offal.

It is advisable to eat more fiber and bran to stimulate the body's daily cleansing of the intestines.Oil can be consumed, but it is forbidden to fry anything on it.

Antiseboric nutrition is maintained for a month or two.During this period the work of the whole organism can be normalized.The doctor often recommends prolonging the diet or sometimes repeating it to maintain a prolonged remission.All the time, even after the end of the special food period, you need to drink up to 2 liters of water.

Menu and diet for allergic dermatitis in adults and children are discussed below.

Diet for allergic dermatitis

The main feature of allergic dermatitis is that the symptoms of the disease appear not only from the use of any products, but also as a reaction to drugs, perfumes, dust, cosmetics and other similar allergens. Not only is the diet required to stabilize the condition, but also to eliminate the possibility of contact with them.

Almost always this kind of dermatitis is acute, so nutrition - this is not the main method of treatment, but only concomitant.It will be necessary to exclude not only the products described above, but also those that are classified as an average allergenic:

  1. Turkey.
  2. Peaches.
  3. Bulgarian pepper.
  4. Corn.
  5. Currant.
  6. Potatoes.
  7. Pork.

After a diet or cycle, the doctor usually allows you to eat foods with an average allergenicity.When compiling a diet in an acute period of the disease, all individual characteristics are taken into account.You need to eat porridge, vegetarian soups, salads, allowed fruits, milk products and lean meat.

Nutrition for perioral dermatitis

If perioral dermatitis has been identified, doctors always recommend that you adhere to the principles of vegetarian nutrition. However, it is impossible to completely abandon lean meat or fish, so as not to further upset the work of the digestive tract.Best of all, the organism carries a cereal-milk diet.

In severe cases it is necessary to exclude even meat, so it is very important to monitor the balance of the daily diet.Protein replenish better with some cereals and legumes, by-products, low-fat fish.In this type of dermatitis, it is very important to take medicines, because diet alone will not be an effective tool for its treatment.

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