Doctors recommend these 5 types of foods to combat skin allergies

Beauty is skin deep but what goes on the inside makes a big difference and our diet has a big role to play when it comes managing our skin. Here are 5 types of foods, as recommended by the doctors, to help manage skin allergies like a pro

Updated On Jan 22, 2022 05:52 PM IST
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According to a medically reviewed article published in WebMD, foods aren't cures for allergies but vitamins, minerals and other nutrients are great for our health as they keep our whole body feeling good and certain foods packed with great nutrition may even say bye-bye to symptoms of skin allergies. Dr Khushboo Thakker Garodia, Homeopath, Trichologist, Nutrition and Stress Management Expert along with Dr Vanshika Gupta Adukia, Pregnancy and Lactation Specialist and Founder of Therhappy and Radhika Iyer, Founder of Beauty by Anahata, reveal to Zarafshan Shiraz 5 types of foods to help manage skin allergies like a pro.  (Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash)
Updated on Jan 22, 2022 05:52 PM IST

According to a medically reviewed article published in WebMD, foods aren't cures for allergies but vitamins, minerals and other nutrients are great for our health as they keep our whole body feeling good and certain foods packed with great nutrition may even say bye-bye to symptoms of skin allergies. Dr Khushboo Thakker Garodia, Homeopath, Trichologist, Nutrition and Stress Management Expert along with Dr Vanshika Gupta Adukia, Pregnancy and Lactation Specialist and Founder of Therhappy and Radhika Iyer, Founder of Beauty by Anahata, reveal to Zarafshan Shiraz 5 types of foods to help manage skin allergies like a pro.  (Photo by Noah Buscher on Unsplash)

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The trio asserted that whether it's a tiny patch of dry skin or a sudden burst of acne on the cheeks, most of us struggle with our skin from time to time. Skin is your first layer of defence against the outside world. Beauty is skin deep but what goes on the inside makes a big difference. Skin can provide crucial clues to your overall health. Our diet has a big role to play when it comes managing our skin. Hence, these are the 5 types of foods the trio suggests to help manage skin allergies like a pro:  (Shutterstock)
Updated on Jan 22, 2022 05:52 PM IST

The trio asserted that whether it's a tiny patch of dry skin or a sudden burst of acne on the cheeks, most of us struggle with our skin from time to time. Skin is your first layer of defence against the outside world. Beauty is skin deep but what goes on the inside makes a big difference. Skin can provide crucial clues to your overall health. Our diet has a big role to play when it comes managing our skin. Hence, these are the 5 types of foods the trio suggests to help manage skin allergies like a pro:  (Shutterstock)

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1) Probiotics - like curd have both anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effects. It works very well to manage allergic eczema. (Pixabay)
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1) Probiotics - like curd have both anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effects. It works very well to manage allergic eczema. (Pixabay)

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2) Vitamin C - Foods containing vitamin C such as oranges, strawberries, apples, and watermelon, counteract the inflammatory allergic response - like hives or blotchiness or itchy skin.  (Pixabay)
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2) Vitamin C - Foods containing vitamin C such as oranges, strawberries, apples, and watermelon, counteract the inflammatory allergic response - like hives or blotchiness or itchy skin.  (Pixabay)

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3) Quercetin - It’s a bioflavonoid present in foods like apple, onions, tea - that helps manage skin allergies like rashes. (Twitter/UKTalkingTea)
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3) Quercetin - It’s a bioflavonoid present in foods like apple, onions, tea - that helps manage skin allergies like rashes. (Twitter/UKTalkingTea)

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4) Foods rich in Magnesium - Such as almonds, cashews, pumpkin seeds and bananas are excellent foods for allergy relief because magnesium is an antihistamine. It has a calming effect on allergies.  (Photo by Towfiqu Barbhuiya on Unsplash)
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4) Foods rich in Magnesium - Such as almonds, cashews, pumpkin seeds and bananas are excellent foods for allergy relief because magnesium is an antihistamine. It has a calming effect on allergies.  (Photo by Towfiqu Barbhuiya on Unsplash)

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5) Foods rich in Vitamin E - such as almonds, sunflower seeds and peanuts contain gamma-tocopherol which is a form of vitamin E that leads to decreased allergy-related inflammation.  (Pixabay)
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5) Foods rich in Vitamin E - such as almonds, sunflower seeds and peanuts contain gamma-tocopherol which is a form of vitamin E that leads to decreased allergy-related inflammation.  (Pixabay)

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Dr Khushboo Thakker Garodia, Dr Vanshika Gupta Adukia and Radhika Iyer highlighted that an overall healthy diet is helpful for controlling all conditions, especially allergies. They insisted that one sure way to improve your diet is to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables but know that none of these foods replace traditional skin treatments. They revealed that these foods have anti-allergic properties but none of these can be used in place of medications in patients who have severe skin allergies. (File Photo )
Updated on Jan 22, 2022 05:52 PM IST

Dr Khushboo Thakker Garodia, Dr Vanshika Gupta Adukia and Radhika Iyer highlighted that an overall healthy diet is helpful for controlling all conditions, especially allergies. They insisted that one sure way to improve your diet is to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables but know that none of these foods replace traditional skin treatments. They revealed that these foods have anti-allergic properties but none of these can be used in place of medications in patients who have severe skin allergies. (File Photo )

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