Starch and refined sugar rapidly raise blood sugar levels and burn nerves, so they should be avoided. Nutritionists suggest eating smaller portions and reducing carbohydrates, to lower sugars.
Avoiding inflammatory foods is also very important. Downtown’s Healthcare regenerative medicine experts confirm that the following foods / products to have inflammatory potential: unsaturated and saturated fats, soy, saffron, sugar, alcohol and omega 6 oils, such as corn. Most oils are classified as omega-6 or omega-3. Omega-3 oils tend to reduce inflammation, while omega-6 oils make it worse.
The following foods have the potential to increase pain in neuropathy: dairy products, wheat, citrus fruits, corn, caffeine, meat of all kinds, nuts and eggs.
Numerous studies show that low-fat, vegetarian and vegan diets (based on fruits, vegetables, low protein and foods rich in vitamin B) can significantly reduce pain in neuropathy.