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Anti-Herpes Diet:

For improved LYSINE / ARGININE ratio and also boosting the immune response.

  • Fish (poached, baked or broiled)
  • Eggs (poached, baked or broiled)
  • Calves Liver (occasionally)
  • Brewer's Yeast (1 tbsp daily)
  • Yogurt (one cupful, high in Lysine)
  • Skim Milk or Cottage Cheese (low fat)
  • Plenty of Fresh Vegetables and Fruits - except brussels sprouts and corn (which are high in arginine and should be avoided)

  • Nuts (almonds, cashews, peanuts)
  • Chocolate
  • Gelatin
  • Cookies, cakes, ice cream
  • Fatty meats and fried foods
  • Refined carbohydrates, sugars

The above data courtesy Griffith RS, DeLong DC and Nelson JD.  The Relationship of Arginine-Lysine Antagonism to Herpes Simplex Growth in Tissue Culture.  Chemotherapy 1981;27:209-213.


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