Junk food, apart from lacking nutritional value, are high in saturated and trans-fats, in addition to having high levels of refined starches and sugars. Sugar, saturated and trans-fats are known to contribute to inflammation in the body, which is a common trigger of psoriasis.
Another reason to avoid junk food is that it is packed with calories. Therefore, eating too much junk food can result in rapid weight gain, which may worsen your psoriasis symptoms.
You can look for more tips and information about maintaining a healthy diet here, a website which contains information about nutrition, recipes, and other health issues.
- Imagine [Internet]. Psoriasis and diet: Top Tips for 2018. Available at: https://getimagine.io/psoriasis-and-diet-top-tips-for-2018/. Accessed: 27/06/2018.