||Diet Therapy for Conjunctivitis
The best way to commence treatment for conjunctivitis is to
adopt an exclusive fresh fruit diet for a week. In this
regimen, the three meals a day should consist of fresh, juicy
seasonal fruits. Bananas should, however, not be taken.
Those with acute conjunctivitis should undertake a juice fast
for three or four days. The short juice fast may be followed
by an all-fruit diet for a further seven days. Thereafter, the
patient may adopt a restricted diet, consisting of fresh fruits,
raw mixed-vegetable salad, wholemeal bread and steamed
vegetables, and nuts.
The patient should avoid an excessive intake of starchy and
sugary foods in the form of white bread, refined cereals,
potatoes, puddings, sugar, jams, confectionery, meats, fatty
foods, strong tea and coffee, too much salt, condiments, and
sauces which cause a general catarrhal condition as well as