Dietary advice. Patient information

Fewer fast sugars: not just sweets, cakes, fizzy drinks, cordials, and pastries, etc., but honey, fruit juice and breakfast cereals too


Fewer acidifying foods: tomatoes and red meat


Fewer bad fats: cured meats, cheese, crisps, margarines, oils that are not labelled ‘first cold pressed’


Cut down on salt


Choose drinking water that has a low mineral content


Cut down on milk and gluten if experiencing bloating


Opt for seasonal produce, cooked in olive oil and seasoned with first cold pressed oil


Special occasions: make sure the next meal is a light one and adapt your treatment if skin is a bit itchier

Dietary advice in atopic dermatitis