If you suffer with dry skin you need to be very careful during the winter months. More likely than not you have some sort of heating system in your home that keeps the house warm and cosy.
These central heating systems however tend to create problems for dry skin. They create an extra burden on the skin because of the reduced moisture in the air.
When you go outside you have the extra burden of the cold wind against your delicate skin.
You also need to think about keeping warm during the winter months. Your Eczema diet more than likely contains a lot of raw foods that deliver nutritious vitamins and minerals.
However, during the winter months you should adapt your raw food diet so that your skin does not suffer.
Tip # 1 – Dry Skin Rash – Changing Your Eczema Food for Winter
Increase by 10% the amount of Hemp seed or Flaxseed oil you consume on a daily basis. This will work at creating more lubrication to the skin and thus protecting it from the harsher external and internal conditions.
Tip # 2 – Dry Skin Rash – Changing Your Eczema Food for Winter
Increase the number of soups and stews you prepare each week. There is nothing wrong with having one each day. Ensure they are full of wholesome vegetables such as turnips, Swedes and potatoes.
Tip # 3 – Dry Skin Rash – Changing Your Eczema Food for Winter
Reduce the amount of high water content foods you eat. These are foods such as cucumber, tomato, and grapefruits. Do not eliminate them completely.