What to eat to help with Itchy & Irritable Skin (Formication)

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  • Omega-3 fatty acids: Oily fish is packed with Omega-3’s, DHA and EPA, natural moisturisers that revive dry skin. Eat more: walnuts, fortified eggs, sardines, milled linseed and all those dark, leafy greens like spinach, kale and cabbage.
  • B vitamins contain the nutrient, biotin, which forms the basis of nails, skin, and hair cells. Eat more: 

(B2) Eggs, dark green vegetables, fish, grains, lean meat, mushrooms 

(B3) Sunflower seeds, tuna, chicken, potato, cottage cheese, 

(B5) Avocados, broccoli and mushrooms

(B6) Green beans, whole grains, spinach, fish and bananas

  • Vitamin C, an anti-oxidant, key to production of collagen. Eat more: strawberries, oranges, kiwis and limes.
  • Vitamin E, another anti-oxidant which protects and repairs your skin. Eat more: almonds, hazelnuts, and sunflower seeds

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Laura Llewellyn