John Kender Diet For Trichotillomania

John Kender Diet Trichotillomania Hair Pulling

John Kender found in his research that if we cut some bad food (food that increases the urge to pull) form our diet plan and add some good food (food that decreases the urge to pull) in it, then we can definitely reduce the urge to pull the hair in the case of trichotillomania.

The fundamental of the Kender’s diet plan is that in trichotillomania people experience irritation and itchiness from Malassezia also known as Pityrosporum, Malassezia is a genus of fungi which is naturally found on the skin surfaces of the human.

If you are looking for how to stop trichotillomania naturally, then John Kender Diet is for you.John Kender Diet Trichotillomania Hair Pulling

The John Kender Diet is classified into two categories:

  1. Good Food, The food that decreases the urge to pull the hair.
  2. Bad Food, The food that intensifies the urge to pull the hair.

What should you eat?

You should add fruits to your diet plan. Fruits rich in vitamin C helps to repair skin cells and help in the formation of skin-firming protein, collagen apart from healing wounds.

Fruits you can eat according to John Kender Diet:

  • Oranges
  • Apples
  • Lemons
  • Cherries
  • Kiwis
  • Pineapple
  • Papaya
  • Limes
  • Ripening Bananas

Adding vegetables to your diet is the easiest way to stay healthy and nourished. Vegetables are undoubtedly the powerhouses of nutrition since they are packed with the vitamins and minerals that your hair need the most to ensure strong, healthy, and lustrous hair.

Also Read: Trichotillomania Hair Regrowth Tips

Vegetables you are allowed to eat:

  • Garlic
  • Onions
  • Cabbage
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Mustard

Add-On’s you can have according to John Kender Diet:

  • Decaffeinated Tea
  • Dry Red Wines
  • Fructose
  • Beef
  • Unsweetened Yogurt

A healthy diet is a solution to many of our health-care problems. It’s the most important solution.

What should you not eat?

The food you should avoid during trichotillomania as per the John Kender’s Diet plan are:

  • Sugar
  • Glucose
  • Caffeine
  • Chocolate
  • Egg Yolks
  • Shell Fish
  • Legumes
  • Butter
  • Nuts particularly Peanuts
  • Organ Meats


As we know trichotillomania is a different type of disorder varies on a case to case basis and it is not a disease.  And that is one of the reasons why John Kender’s diet plan worked on 1000’s of people but unfortunately, it hasn’t worked for everyone.

You don’t need to live only on this diet plan, you should add the good food and should remove the bad food to your current diet plan.

Please, feel free to share about this diet plan to your loved ones and help them to fight and get rid out from trichotillomania.

If you have any more question about John Kender Diet Trichotillomania Hair Pulling, feel free to ask without any hesitation in the comment section below. We will try to answer your every single query.


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