1. Healthy Diet & Nutrition
A healthy diet & proper nutrition is usually the key when it comes to our well being. Some people may be able to eliminate eczema all together by simply giving their body the nutrients it needs while avoiding the things that lead to inflammation and sickness.
Eating Well: Eat a raw food diet, with as much whole and organic foods as possible. Avoid processed foods, caffeine, dairy, gluten, meat, sugar and alcohol. It’s also smart to get food allergen testing done to know if there’s anything else you should avoid. Even some fruits or vegetables could be a culprit. Also, drink at least 64 ounces of water a day. Our bodies need it just like plants do.
Use Coconut Oil: Eat and use cold pressed, organic, extra virgin coconut oil for cooking! Don’t use vegetable oil, canola oil, peanut oil, etc. These oils are created by a man-made process that manipulates the oil into a thickened saturated fat known as trans-fat. The only thing these oils benefit is their shelf life and the profits of large food companies. For the rest of us, the amount we ingest only leads us to being fat, sick and dead. Coconut oil, on the other hand, contains lauric acid, a rare type of fat found only in coconut oil and mother’s breast milk. Our bodies convert lauric acid into monolaurin, a compound that is highly toxic to viruses, bacteria, fungus and other microorganisms. It also deeply penetrates and moisturizes the skin while protecting it from environmental and free radical damage. Continue reading…