Does Vitiligo (Leucoderma) Patient Can Eat Eggs?


Is eating eggs harmful to Leucoderma patients

Most vitiligo patients are curious about whether it is harmful to consume eggs.
Apart from this, other  queries like
Can vitiligo patients take eggs?
Is It Safe To intake Eggs in Vitiligo disorder?
Is eating eggs harmful to Leucoderma patients?
Is egg a restricted food for vitiligo victims? and so on keep crawling in the mind of many patients just like a snake. As vitiligo patients remain upsets due to non-veg dietary limitations and restrictions.


If you are a vitiligo patient and the above questions are brought up in your mind also.
And, if you want the right answer to these kinds of questions then you have come to the right place.

In this specific article, you will be told closely about the relationship between egg and vitiligo. Because without realizing the relationship between egg and vitiligo, it will be very difficult to set up whether or not the vitiligo patient should consume the egg.


Vitiligo is an autoimmune condition in which cells (melanocytes) that offer natural skin color (melanin) are destroyed. This is why skin color turns white. It appears as a small point or spot on any part of the skin and slowly grows in proportions in most patients. In case the patch appears on the face then it goes up to ugliness and brings about many types of mental issues as well.

If the disease has not taken care of and treated in the initial phase, it requires a longer time to recover later on and in some cases, it is proved to be incurable.

There are many misconceptions and myths scattered in our society regarding vitiligo. Some individuals associate it with Leprosy. And people with this type of thought keep a distance from the vitiligo patient.

Sometimes close-friends,  relatives, and family members also create distances from the patient which is just because of illiteracy.

Causes of Vitiligo


There are many reasons behind vitiligo. Although the obvious causes are still unknown, some of the factors pointed towards it in medical science as follows -

Abdominal and Intestinal Disorders like worms infestation,  indigestion,  constipation, food allergies, liver impairment.
Hereditary attributes due to faulty genes, Sedentary Lifestyle,  Insomnia,  Chronic Stress,  excessive  Consumption of Alcohol, Misuse of Antibiotics, Corticosteroids, and certain drugs.
In taking of Metallic toxin in the form of contaminated (impure) water, or preserved foodstuffs containing lead.


Can vitiligo patients take eggs



Are Eggs Good or Bad for Vitiligo sufferers?



There is a typical saying that excessive use of anything proves harmful. This thing is also fully applicable in the matter of egg intake. Although egg is a superfood that is stuffed with several nutrients, although taking it in a moderate amount can be beneficial for the body.

We all are well aware that egg is an important part of our breakfast and it is extremely popular among people due to its peculiar taste and health capabilities.

Other than this,  it is cheap and easy to discover foodstuff in the local market, yet it should be used according to your health problems.

Although vitiligo patients can consume egg, overeating can be harmful, so that it should not be taken more than two or three in a week.

My recommendation is that you should discuss with your doctor at least once about whether to consume eggs or definitely not.

Because only your doctor can give the correct advice regarding it. The contents available on the internet are mostly incomplete and imperfect, which is not compiled by the professionals and such articles can harm your health.


A few words about eggs




Does Vitiligo or Leucoderma Patient Can Eat Eggs



Everybody knows perfectly that eggs have two segments - the first part is called yolk which is yellow in appearance and the second portion looks light white and semi-transparent which is called albumin in medical term.

The egg is really an enjoyable part of the kitchen arrangement that people use in various forms such as the pouch, omelet,  boiled curries, etc. It can also be eaten raw but uncooked form is not considered a healthy one because sometimes it can be stuffed with bacteria called Salmonella that produce intestinal problems.

Undoubtedly, the egg is a healthy food made up of many healthful components like magnesium,  thiamine, riboflavin, manganese, selenium, protein, and amino acids that works just like supplements. The egg improves the immune system. As previously stated, vitiligo is an autoimmune disorder.

Therefore, it is considered best for vitiligo sufferers along with other skin problems as it contains vitamin B12,  vitamin B5,  vitamin D,  selenium,  zinc, etc. Still, make sure that it is safe for your overall health.

Although egg is the most commonly used animal protein, it is still avoided in some cases. If vitiligo patient is suffering from other digestive issues like flatulence, bloating, constipation, it is best to maintain a strategic distance from it.

Since animal protein is a kind of burden on the digestive system whose digestion is difficult. Undigested protein builds blood impurity that causes influenced autoimmunity.

According to medical studies, vitiligo is associated with a defective immune system and more than 75% of immune system cells remain in the gut, so it is clear that having a healthy intestine increases the probability of recovering vitiligo.


Nutritional Value and Facts About Eggs


Does  Leucoderma Patient Can intake Eggs


Organic eggs contain a treasure trove of proteins, vitamins, minerals, and other healthy nutrients that provide you with an instant source of energy which are next:


Saturated Fat: 1.5g

Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g

Monounsaturated Fat: 1.5g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 165mg

Total Carbohydrate: 0g

Total Sugars: 0g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Vitamin D: 0.9mcg

Vitamin A: 70mcg

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): 0.2mg

Vitamin B3 (Niacin): 1.3mg

Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine): 0.1mg

Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamine): 0.4mcg

Vitamin E: 0.5mg

Vitamin B9 (Folate): 20mcg

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid): 0.7mg

Vitamin B7 (Biotin): 9mcg

Choline: 130mg

Iodine: 24mcg

Protein: 5.5 grams

Sodium: 60mg

Calcium: 30mg

Iron: 0.8 mg

Magnesium: 5.3 mg

Phosphorus: 86.7 mg

Potassium: 60.3 mg

Zinc: 0.6 mg

Lutein & zeaxanthin: 220 mcg

Cholesterol: 162 mg

Selenium: 13.4 mcg



If you want to have eggs, remember a couple of things -



·         Avoid deep-fried eggs in any form as it will be difficult to process and digest. Whether it is poaching, omelet or curry, eat it after frying lightly.


·         Never take egg and milk together because it falls into the category of incompatible or inconsistent foodstuffs. Although both milk and egg are good sources of protein, the nature, and composition of both are different. Therefore, simultaneous intake of these will disturb the optimal secretion of digestive juices to upset your stomach. Hence, it would be better not to take these two types of animal proteins together.


·         Cook well to eat boiled eggs until the yolks set solid and the white matter becomes opaque.


·         Eggs should always be stored in the refrigerator because it often sweats on the room temperature, as a result, bacteria start to develop by entering the shell easily.




How to choose eggs?



The market is filled up  with various types of eggs, such as hen eggs, goose eggs, quail eggs, duck eggs, etc. The practice of eating eggs usually obtained from chicken is quite popular among the Indian people.

Does  Leucoderma sufferer Can consume Eggs


There are different types of the hen eggs available on the market like organic (grass-fed), cage-free, non-cage-free, free-range (Pasture raised), Omega 3 eggs (Such chickens are given foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids), etc. It should always be taken as part of a balanced diet to get health benefits from eggs.

If you are suffering to vitiligo, always eat less and organic eggs (Grass-fed) because it proves to best for  you.

According to a medical study, organic eggs obtained from cage-free hens that roam around and get their food are more healthy because it has higher levels of protein, potassium, copper, etc.

Apart from this, it has also been said that hens that lay eggs outside in sunlight have twice as much vitamin D3.

The distance from commercially developed eggs should be maintained as various types of antibiotics, chemicals, synthetic compounds, hormones, etc. are found in the food of the chickens and the intake of its contaminated eggs increases the impurity of the blood and messes up the digestive system.


What issues does vitiligo patients have with eggs?


The egg whites contain albumin which is a kind of protein with no fats. This is the reason that health-conscious people use only egg white to avoid an excess of fat and cholesterol.

Protein is not found in egg yolk, but, it is a rich source of animal fat, and other key ingredients such as vitamin D, vitamin A, vitamin B12, B complex vitamins, and iron. Also, it contains a type of polyunsaturated fatty acid known as arachidonic acid. It increases inflammation in the body if taken in excess which ultimately may not help in any kind of inflammation identified with vitiligo.

Final words about egg restriction in vitiligo sufferers 


It is obvious from already written words that vitiligo patients may or may not consume eggs.
So do not make the decision yourself until a confinement originates from your doctor. 
I would encourage you to ask your physician and focus on what he says.

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