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Get your fats right for psoriasis

Sprinkling seeds on your breakfast, dressing your salads with nut oils, and having oily fish with dinner are some of the best habits to give your skin the help it needs. What do all of these foods have in common? They are full of omega-3 fats which actually trigger anti-inflammatory effects which may help to calm psoriasis. More often than not, we concentrate on the ‘bad’ fats, worrying too much about what to cut out of our diets, but really we should be adding the healthy omega-3 fats in as our number one priority!

Seeds are not just for birds

10 Simple Diet Swaps to Improve Your Psoriasis

There’s no single psoriasis diet, but making small changes to your eating habits can help to soothe your skin.

These simple swaps are a great way to add more psoriasis calming foods to your diet.

1. Trade breakfast cereal for oats

Romance seen from the inside

Some call it a Hallmark holiday; others look forward to it for a day filled with affection, but in the end there’s no hiding from Valentine’s day. A day meant to trigger all types of emotions and reactions to our complex bodies. We’ve all experienced the rush of butterflies from an unanticipated message, or the tingling feeling before your palms get covered in sweat, but do we know how and why these reactions happen?

8 Parts of a Food Label that Everyone Must Understand

It’s that time of year again. High season of the New Year's resolution.

Gone is the time when families over fed us, meals consisted of multiple courses, and we were surrounded by endless holiday sweets. You cheated your diet once, twice, and before you knew it…. your food coma had lasted from Thanksgiving through the Twelve Days of Christmas!

The 12 Days of Dermatology: Twelve Drummers Drumming

On the twelfth day of Christmas
VisualDx showed to me:
 
Twelve Calluses >>

The 12 Days of Dermatology: Eleven Pipers Piping

On the eleventh day of Christmas
VisualDx showed to me:
 
Eleven Lip Allergic Contact Dermatitis reactions >>

The 12 Days of Dermatology: Ten Lords-a-Leaping

On the tenth day of Christmas
VisualDx showed to me:
 
Ten Talan Noirs >>

The 12 Days of Dermatology: Nine Ladies Dancing

On the ninth day of Christmas
VisualDx showed to me:
 
Nine Trauma Bullous >>

The 12 Days of Dermatology: Eight Maids-a-Milking

On the eighth day of Christmas
VisualDx showed to me:
 
Eight Cowpox markings >>

The 12 Days of Dermatology: Seven Swans Swimming

The 12 Days of Dermatology:

On the seventh day of Christmas
VisualDx showed to me:
 
Seven Swimmers Itching >>

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