While there is no particular diet that can either affect or alter the existence of lice on your head, in your pubic area or in parts of your body, there are some things you might need to eat to help keep you healthy despite this infestation on your body.
- Eat a diet that is high in vitamins and minerals to help you ward off any possible illnesses that body lice may bring. While head lice do not transmit diseases from one person to another, body lice do so keeping oneself healthy and having a healthy immune system will help you from getting any ailment that may come from the person the body lice came from.
- A healthy diet consists of high-fiber foods, a balanced intake of protein and carbohydrates and vegetables and fruits. Drinking a lot of water will also help keep your scalp and your body hydrated and healthy.
- Eating a lot of foods that are high in vitamin C will help with the curing of the lesions and the red bumps that may appear after an infestation with lice. These red spots can appear with any of the three kinds of lice that may infect a person. Eating fresh fruits as well as vegetables that will give you the kind of healing you will need for such problems with lice is ideal.