Diet and psoriasis: experimental data and clinical evidence

  title={Diet and psoriasis: experimental data and clinical evidence},
  author={M. Wolters},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  • M. Wolters
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Dermatology
  • Psoriasis is considered as a T‐cell‐mediated inflammatory skin disease which is characterized by hyperproliferation and poor differentiation of epidermal keratinocytes. While susceptibility to psoriasis is inherited, the disease is influenced by environmental factors such as infections and stress. Diet has been suggested to play a role in the aetiology and pathogenesis of psoriasis. Fasting periods, low‐energy diets and vegetarian diets improved psoriasis symptoms in some studies, and diets… CONTINUE READING
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