Diet Advice For Boils and Spots
Eating Advice to Increase Immunity to Infection, Reduce Boils and Zits
Diet Tips to Reduce Boils
Lowered Immunity Due to Bad Diet
Recurring boils are typically a sign of lowered resistance to bacterial infection. Boils commonly occur as a result of a poor quality diet leading to nutritional deficiencies, or illness. Patients with diabetes can be at a higher risk of boils.
Guide to Diet For Boils
Any diet aimed at reducing boils needs to boost your immunity. Zinc, vitamin C and vitamin E are the three most important nutrients to increase immunity and raise resistance to infection.
- Increase your intake of zinc by adding more of the following foods to your daily diet: oysters (expensive but very rich in zinc!), lean steak, pork loin, wheatgerm, brewer’s yeast, pumpkin seeds, eggs.
- Add extra vitamin C to your diet and improve your resistance to infection by eating more of the following foods: citrus fruit, kiwi fruit, blueberries.
- Add wheatgerm, soybeans, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and eggs for their vitamin E.
- Add extra carrots to your meals, for their vitamin A, which has antioxidant benefits.
- Snack on half a dozen Brazil nuts for their selenium content. Selenium improves immunity by boosting the effectiveness of vitamin E.