National Psoriasis Foundation

Diet and Nutrition

Researchers continue to examine the link between diet and psoriatic disease. While there is little evidence that definitively links diet with psoriatic disease, many people report that changing their diet or using nutritional supplements has a positive effect on their disease.

Read more about recent research on how diets affect psoriatic disease

Here are a number of different diets that people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis report as having helped their chronic condition and their overall health.

Weight-Loss Diet

Maintaining a healthy weight not only helps reduce the severity of your psoriasis but also can minimize your risk of developing related diseases, including diabetes and heart disease.

Heart Healthy Diet

Research continues to show that people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Learn how dietary changes can reduce the risk. 

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease. Many individuals benefit from following an anti-inflammatory diet to help reduce their symptoms and lower their risk of related conditions. 

Gluten-Free Diet

New research shows that people with psoriatic disease who are sensitive to gluten can reduce flare-ups by following a gluten-free diet. Learn more about gluten-free diets.

Vitamins and Supplements

While studies have not shown a direct link between improved psoriasis symptoms and using dietary supplements, many patients say using vitamins and supplements have improved their symptoms.

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