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DIET PLAN FOR ITP (IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA)

It is a blood disorder in which platelets get destructed due to our unwholesome diet, lifestyle, hereditary factors and the involvement of our immune system. Platelets are formed in the bone marrow which are responsible for clotting. Healthy eating and a balanced diet are important for all patients. So, here's the required dietary recommendations that can help you to increase the platelet count and manage ITP.

Diet charts for ITP

DIET CHART FOR IDIOPATHIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA

EARLY-MORNING

Take 1-2 glass of lukewarm water, 4-5 Almonds (Soaked overnight) / Papaya leaves juice 1-2 tablespoon / Consume 1 – 2 Amla

15-20 minutes of walk, 15 minutes (light exercise, yoga, and meditation)

BREAKFAST

Broken wheat porridge (Veg / sweet Dalia) / Veg oats / Veg Semolina (veg upma) / Veg poha (Rice flakes) / Veg Idli / Vermicelli (veg / sweet Sewian) / Chapatti with veg or Dal

MID-MORNING

Fruits / Herbal tea / Arjun Tea / Pomegranate juice 50 ml / Beetroot juice 20-30ml / Carrot juice 50 ml / Pumpkin juice 50 ml / Green coconut water / Papaya juice / Green juice

LUNCH

Plain chapatti / Mixed chapatti / Boiled Rice / Veg khichdi / Veg pulav / Vegetable + Dal + Salad

EVENING

Herbal Tea / Red juice / Sprout / Veg / Arjun Tea

DINNER

Plain chapatti / Boiled Rice / Khichdi / Dalia / Sabudana khichdi / Vegetable + Dal + Salad

DIET INSTRUCTIONS

CEREALS

Cereals to be consumed

Whole wheat, Oatmeal, Brown rice, finger millets, Pearl millets

Cereals to be avoided

White refined flour.

FRUITS

Fruits to be consumed

Apple, Banana, Peach, Pear, Papaya, Kiwi, Watermelon, Muskmelon, Custard apple, Chikoo, Amla.

Fruits to be avoided

All citrus fruits like Orange, Lemon, Pineapple, Mango, Figs, Plum.

VEGETABLES

Vegetables to be consumed

Bottle gourd, Round gourd, Radish, Carrot, Cucumber, Cabbage, Lettuce, Turnip, Beetroot, Broccoli, Spinach, Kale, Sweet potatoes, Peas, Green leafy vegetables, Pumpkin

Vegetables to be avoided

Onion, Garlic, Ginger, Tomato, Eggplant, Capsicum

PULSES

Pulses to be consumed

Green gram, Split chick peas (Moderate), Split red lentils.

Pulses to be avoided

Black gram, Horse gram

DAIRY PRODUCTS

Dairy Products to be consumed

Goat milk, it can be taken in 1 small cup daily.

Dairy Products to be avoided

Milk and its products, Curd, Cheese, Buttermilk, Raw milk, Yogurt

OILS

Oils to be consumed

Cow ghee, Olive oil, Canola oil

Oils to be avoided

Unsaturated fats, Cream, Palm oil, Coconut oil, Butter

SPICES

Spices to be consumed

Fenugreek, Coriander, Mint, Black pepper, Cumin, Turmeric, Cinnamon, Fennel.

Spices to be avoided

Red chilies, Green chilies, Clove, Excess salt.

DRINKS

Drinks to be consumed

Coconut water, Pumpkin juice, Green juice, Red juice, Carrot juice, Pomegranate juice, Beetroot juice, Aloe-Vera juice, Herbal tea, Green tea, Arjun Tea, Wheatgrass juice

Drinks to be avoided

Alcohol, Carbonated drinks, Canned or packaged soups, packaged fruit juices.

FLESH FOODS

Flesh Foods to be consumed

Egg white, chicken soup (Occasionally)

Flesh Foods to be avoided

Red meat, Pork, Lamb, Fish and Sea food

DRY-FRUITS / SEEDS

Dry Fruits to be consumed

Almonds, Raisins, walnuts (soaked one)

Dry Fruits to be avoided

Pistachio, Cashew nuts, All the seeds like Flax seeds, Sunflower, Chia

OTHER FOODS

Other Foods to be consumed

Home made only

Other Foods to be avoided

All bakery products or Processed foods, Sauces, Fruit jellies, Jams, Mayonnaise, Ice-cream, Cream soups, Dark chocolate, Butter scotch, Coconut bar, Chutneys, Pickles, Junk food, Deep fried foods, Too salty and Spicy foods, Peanuts.

JUICES (CONSUME EVERYDAY)

Green Juice - Coriander leaves (10-12), Mint leaves (4-5), Spinach leaves (2), Basil leaves (2-3), Wheatgrass (5-6), and Sheesham leaves (2-3).

  • 20 ml or 2 tbsp., twice daily can be taken.
  • Cap. Spirulina, Cap Moringa, Cap. Green essentials- 1 each can be added for better results.

Red Juice - Beetroot (3-4 slices), Amla (1), Apple (3-4 slices), Pomegranate (few seeds), Marigold flower petals (9-10), Rose petals (5-6), Grapes (2-3).

  • 200 ml, 2 to 3 times can be taken.

For taste, black grapes can be added.

DIET INSTRUCTIONS

  • Walk for at least 30-45 min is recommended.
  • Whole fruit should be preferred to fruit juices.
  • Skipping of meals should be avoided, especially the breakfast
  • 6 soaked almonds to be included in your daily diet.
  • Water intake should be increased at least 8-10 glass regularly
  • Herbal Tea- Boil ½ tsp each of fennel, coriander, cumin and carom in 3 cups of water till it's reduced to 1 cup.
  • Leaves and Grass - Radish leaves, Mint leaves, Coriander leaves, Spinach leaves, Fenugreek Leaves, Rocket leaves, Lettuce, Kale, Lemongrass, Wheatgrass.
  • Salads - Cucumber, Carrot, Radish, Beetroot
  • Papaya leaves - Boiled 4-5 leaves of papaya in 2 cups of water for a few minutes. Allow it to cool. Filter and have it for 2-3 times a day.
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