If you're looking for an easy diet for rosacea, you'll find it's simple to create a meal plan that reduces flare ups, yet is tasty and healthy. Dietary changes are one of the most effective pieces of any rosacea treatment plan. While you may benefit from oral antibiotics, topical creams, lifestyle changes and laser therapy, you'll find switching your diet to be very helpful.
As you create your own diet plan, remember these important pieces of the rosacea puzzle:
Eat and drink cool foods and beverages
Avoid spicy and sugary foods
Eat your fill of berries and vegetables
Opt for lean meat over heavy meats
Drink plenty of cool water
This sample plan for a day's rosacea diet will give you a good idea of how you should strive to eat and drink.
Rosacea Diet Breakfast
1 bowl non-sugary whole grain cereal with one cup milk
1 cup blueberries
1 cup cherry juice
Rosacea Diet Morning Snack Option 1
Apple slices with peanut butter
Rosacea Diet Morning Snack Option 2
Mixed nuts and dried fruit
Rosacea Diet Lunch Option 1
Large Salad and whole grain roll
On your salad, allow yourself generous amounts of grilled chicken or salmon, generous portions of nuts and leave off tomatoes, avocado and spinach, all of which may trigger rosacea. Dress the salad with a low-sugar, non-spicy salad dressing like buttermilk ranch dressing. If you want a sweet tasting salad, use a low-sugar poppy seed dressing and top the salad with sliced strawberries or raspberries.
Rosacea Diet Lunch Option 2
Baked Potato with broccoli and cheese or chili and cheese
Cucumber salad with cool, mild dressing
Let the baked potato cool a bit before eating.
Rosacea Diet Snack Option 1
Celery logs with cream cheese
Rosacea Diet Snack Option 2
Hummus on whole grain pita tips
Rosacea Diet Dinner
Sushi - but you have to skip the wasabi
Fresh vegetable mix with butter and salt or mild herbs
Fried tofu triangles
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