Shopping List for Psoriasis Diet Meal Plan (1400 calories)
The emphasis in our psoriasis diet is
on vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts, and true whole grains (that is, not ground or
otherwise altered for the purpose of making "whole grain" breads, pastas,
We recommend that you use this psoriasis diet meal plan shopping list to purchase
3-5 servings of the following items. Items that require more or less servings are
- Organic plain rice, soy or coconut yogurt (or homemade
- Organic, raw, ground flaxseeds (best to purchase whole and grind fresh)
- Fresh fruit variety—see details (organic frozen berries keep longer)
- 100% nut butters (peanut, walnut, cashew, almond)
- 100% seed butters (sunflower seed, sesame seed tahini)
- Dry quinoa cereal (Ancient Harvest makes our favorite, called "Quinoa Flakes")
- Dried fruit variety (raisins, prunes, cran-raisins, apple and apricot rings)
- "Brown Rice Cream" cereal
- Organic Eggs
- Lundberg Farm "Tahini and Seaweed" brown rice cakes
- Fruit-juice sweetened gluten-free corn flakes
- Prune juice
- Unsweetened almond or hemp milk
- Unsweetened applesauce
- Unsweetened apple cider
- Varieties of fresh fruit
- Raw vegetable varieties
- Raw Brazil nuts
- Organic brown rice varieties
- Dark, leafy organic green mixes
- Organic spinach
- Organic white chicken (Avoid GMO's, nitrites, supplemental hormones and antibiotics)
- Vegetables for grilling/sautéing: corn, squashes, onions, bell peppers, eggplant,
- Wild salmon (in lieu of farm-raised salmon)
- Organic olive oil
- Sea salt
- Tinkyada brown rice pastas
- Homemade pesto: fresh garlic, pine nuts, fresh basil, olive oil
- Sweet potatoes or yams
- Pine nuts
- Organic corn tortillas
- Organic canned pinto beans (our favorite is from Eden Organic)
- Red onion
- Cilantro and other green spices, fresh ginger, fresh garlic
- Nut butters: almond, peanut, walnut, cashew
- 100% fruit spread (Whole Foods 365 brand is affordable and delicious)
- Organic corn chips (avoid GMO corn)
- Grated organic cheddar cheese (freeze it — it is rarely used in this meal
- Corn macaroni
- Bragg's raw apple cider vinegar
- Balsalmic vinegar
- Gluten-free bread (freeze it — it is rarely used in this meal plan)
- Sunflower seeds
- Kalamata olives
- Tuna fish (preferably fresh — it is rarely used in this meal plan)
- Tilapia fish (preferably fresh — rarely used in this meal plan)
- Goat cheese (freeze it because it is rarely used in this meal plan)
- Sundried tomatoes
Deirdre Earls has taken much of the guesswork out of an often daunting decision
— to completely change your diet. Your Healing Diet:
A Quick Guide to Reversing Psoriasis and Chronic Diseases with Healing Foods
is available through DermaHarmony for the same price as Amazon.com — $11.99
plus $3.95 shipping and handling.
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You may be surprised to learn that what you eat can drastically affect the condition of your skin. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables and their juices, plus whole grains may help to alleviate some of the discomfort associated with not only psoriasis, but other skin conditions as well, such as acne and Rosacea.
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Although there is currently no proven cure for psoriasis, recent research indicates that there are numerous health benefits to vitamin D. Supplementation with D-3 provides relief from many inflammatory ailments and medical conditions. We believe these include psoriasis, dermatitis, dandruff, eczema, rosacea, and severe acne.
Inverse psoriasis is found in skin folds such as the armpits, groin, under the breasts, around genitals and the buttocks. Inverse psoriasis is more common in people who are overweight and people with deep skin folds where friction and sweating occur.
Plaque psoriasis is the most typical form of this skin condition—4 out of 5 people with psoriasis have plaque psoriasis. The technical or scientific name for plaque psoriasis is psoriasis vulgaris (vulgaris means "common").
In pustular (PUHS-choo-ler) psoriasis, blisters of noninfectious pus appear on the skin. Attacks of pustular psoriasis may be triggered by medications, infections, stress, or exposure to certain chemicals.
Scalp psoriasis is one of the most common types of psoriasis—occurring in just over half of all people who suffer from psoriasis. Scalp psoriasis can range from mild, with slight fine scaling, to severe, with thick red plaques affecting the entire scalp.
Principal Authors: Deirdre Earls, RD & M. Ofiyeva
Date of Publication: 03/18/2008