Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Key Nutrition Issues


This toolkit discusses the following key nutrition issues related to SLE:
  • nutrition and lifestyle interventions for children and adolescents with childhood systemic lupus erythematosus (cSLE)
  • calorie and carbohydrate interventions in overweight or obesity adults with SLE
  • food intake issues (anorexia, oral ulceration, nausea and/or dry mouth) in individuals with SLE
  • role of vitamin, mineral, omega-3, soy, herbal and non-vitamin/mineral supplements in the management SLE.


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Last Updated: 2019-11-22