Ulcerative colitis

The inflammatory bowel disorder, known as Ulcerative Colitis is extremely painful. Bleeding, mucous and difficulty in passing the stool, inflammation, diarrhea and abdominal cramps are some of the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis. The patient feels discomfort and a feeling of fullness. The major cause of the occurrence of Ulcerative Colitis is the consumption of oily, spicy and greasy food materials. Also, heredity and intake of unbalanced diet play a huge role to cause Ulcerative Colitis. Lack of proper sleep, anxiety, consumption of alcohol, smoking are some other reasons behind Ulcerative Colitis.

It is advised that the patients must follow the given diet chart to get relief from the painful metabolic disorder and lead a healthy life.

FOOD PRODUCTS TO BE AVOIDED FOOD PRODUCTS TO BE CONSUMED

Vegetables

Vegetables

  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Tomato
  • Brinjal
  • Spinach and other with high fiber
  • Pumpkin
  • Bottle gourd
  • Ridge gourd
  • Round gourd
  • Bitter gourd
   

Fruits

Fruits

  • Citrus fruits like oranges
  • Fruits with seeds
  • Pineapple
  • Lemon
  • Banana
  • Pomegranate (without seeds)
  • Apple
  • Pear
   

Pulses

Pulses

  • Chick peas (Kabuli chana)
  • Kidney beans (Rajmah)
  • Black gram (Urad daal)
  • Green gram (Moong dal) Other in moderate/Varies patient to patient
   

Spices

Spices

  • It is recommended to avoid the consumption of spices of any form.
  • Fennel
  • Cumin
  • Coriander
  • Thyme

NOTE - All in less quantity

   

Other food products

Other food products

  • Non Vegetarian food like meat
  • Spicy and junk food
  • Dairy Products
  • Milk
  • Soft drinks
  • Tea
  • Coffee
  • Ice Cream
  • Nuts
  • Biscuits
  • Pasta
  • Maggie
  • White bread
  • Oats
  • Sauces
  • Egg white
  • Water
  • Fresh yogurt (mix with mashed bananas)
  • Coconut water
  • Balanced diet containing complex carbohydrates, vitamins, proteins, fats, essential minerals and other nutrients
  • Juice of marigold flower
  • Juice of plain grass/Wheat grass juice
  • Juice of rose petals
  • Moong dal khichadi
  • 'Green grams' juice
  • Pomegranate juice – 50 ml once a day
  • Buttermilk (Lassi)

Tips for Ulcerative Colitis

  1. Exercise regularly.
  2. Avoid smoking.
  3. Follow daily routine.
  4. Get rid of tension, anxiety, stress and other negative feelings.

The patients suffering from Ulcerative Colitis are strictly recommended to follow the diet chart properly. These will provide relief from the great discomfort, pain and difficulties while passing stool. This diet chart contains a lot of essential minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and fats. These help to alleviate the various problems associated with Ulcerative Colitis.

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