People suffering from Angular Cheilitis know that this is one of the most troubling and annoying skin condition one can experience. It prevents you from eating, drinking and speaking normally. Many people even refuse to go out of the house when suffering from this condition, thus becoming isolated from the rest of the world. This is why it is better to prevent it then having to treat it. If you have had it long time ago and are afraid that will come back, if you have it and want to treat it faster or if you do not want to have this terrible experience ever, you should start by eating the foods listed below. They will provide your body with all the vitamins and nutrients necessary to effectively fight this disease and prevent it from appearing ever again.
Most of the times, Angular Cheilitis appears as a result of a weak immune system. Thus, you will need to have a balanced diet, filled with fruits and vegetables that will supply you with all the things you need to remain healthy and have a strong immune system. The first thing that you will need to have in your body to fight Angular Cheilitis is iron. The main sources of iron are green vegetables (broccoli) and leafy veggies, liver and lean meat. Include these ingredients in your diet and your immune system will be ready to face aggressions from the external environment as well as from inside the body. If you already have the condition you may need to take supplements in order to cover the iron deficiency, as iron is quire hardly absorbed by the body.
Another substance you will need in order to keep Angular Cheilitis away is vitamin B2 or riboflavin, which can be found in dairy products, leafy vegetables, all types of meat, as well as cereals. Vitamin B3 (niacin) is also great for a healthy immune systems. It can be synthetized from lean meats, rice, bean, avocados, fish, eggs and liver. Brown rice, cauliflower, avocado, cabbage, yeast, fish, chicken and beef are great sources of pyridoxine (a component of Vitamin B6) which can also influence the way in which your body functions.
A healthy and balanced diet and even some vitamin supplements when the body is weaken by diseases, harsh environmental conditions or quotidian stress can keep Angular Cheilitis away and treat it faster if it has already occurred, thus make sure that you include in your meals all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals your body needs.