This video is meant to expand your general knowledge about living a healthy life and is NOT a substitute for seeking medical advice. Please consult with your doctor before making changes in your health practices, diet and self-care.

In this video, Dr. Berg, a chiropractor specialising in healthy ketosis and Intermittent Fasting goes over the foods you may wish either to avoid or consume if you have type 1 or 2 herpes.

Herpes simplex is a viral infection caused by the herpes simplex virus. Infections are categorised based on the part of the body infected.

If you have it, what you should try to do is avoid foods high in arginine. Instead, you would want to consume foods high in L-lysine, an amino acid, because it can potentially help put this virus into remission.

The virus itself can be triggered by too much stress, too much sun, or a low immune system. About 95% of the adult population has this virus. It can go into and out of remission, depending on various factors.

The top foods to avoid if you have herpes, include:

  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Berries
  • Grains
  • Beans
  • Tofu
  • Gelatin
  • Eggs

Foods safe to eat if you have herpes, include:

  • Fish
  • Seafood
  • Chicken
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Cheese
  • Veggies
  • Sprouts

If you need to eat foods like nuts, seeds, or berries, you may wish to take L-lysine at the same time. If the condition is intense, you may wish to take 3,000mg of L-lysine. As a preventative, you would need a much smaller amount.

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