Diet Plan for Amyloidosis
Amyloidosis is rare and very serious disease which occurs by accumulation of abnormal protein in various tissues and organs of the body .These abnormal protein are called amyloid. Amyloidosis occurs because of gene mutations. These mutations change the properties of protein and make them insoluble. Amyloid protein deposits in organs like kidneys, heart, liver, intestines and disturbs the normal functioning of these organ and sometime cause the organ damage.
There is no specific diet for amyloidosis because it can affect various organs and diet is according to that organ. Like low sodium diet for heart and kidney, low protein diet for kidney, high carbohydrate and low fat diet for the liver so healthy diet is beneficial as per symptoms of the person.
DIET CHART FOR AMYLOIDOSIS
Warm water + 1tsp Flax seeds
Broken wheat porridge / Veg Semolina (veg upma) / Veg Vermicelli / Veg Idli / Semolina pancake / Besan pancake (gram flour) / Missi Roti /Oats/ Stuffed Chapatti / Chapatti with Veg or Dal + Egg white
Fruit / Fruit juice / Herbal tea / Coconut water/ Coconut milk
Chapatti+ Rice + Salad + Vegetable + Dal / Chicken (Once in week)
Roasted chane/ homemade soup / Vermicelli / Herbal tea
Chapatti + Vegetable + Dal
Cereals to be consumed
Wheat, White rice, Brown rice, Oats, Quinoa, Brown bread
Chapatti ratio -Wheat flour (50%), Black chana (20%), Bran (10%), Soybean (20%)
Cereals to be avoided
Fruits to be consumed
Avocadoes, Apples, Apricots, Peas, Water melon, Papaya
Fruits to be avoided
Orange, Lime, Kiwi, Strawberries
Vegetables to be consumed
Bitter gourd , Bottle gourd , Ridge gourd , Pumpkin , Spinach , Kale , Sweet Potatoes , Kale , Lettuce , Carrot, Cauliflower , Broccoli , Cabbage .
Vegetables to be avoided
Eggplant, Okra, Tomato, Onion, Ginger, Garlic, Canned vegetables
Pulses to be consumed
Green grams (Moong dal), Orange lentils (masoor dal)
Pulses to be avoided
Chickpea, Kidney beans, Black grams, White beans
Dairy Products to be consumed
Dairy Products to be avoided
Whole milk and cream, full fat yoghurt, Cheese, Cream cheese, Condensed milk
Spices to be consumed
Turmeric, Oregano, Cumin, Coriander, Fennel, Thyme
Spices to be avoided
Table salt, Chilly
Drinks to be consumed
Green tea, Coconut water, Green juice, Herbal tea
Drinks to be avoided
Carbonated and alcoholic drinks
Flesh Foods to be consumed
Lean meat, Chicken, Cold water fish like Mackerel, Salmon, Herring (once in week)
Flesh Foods to be avoided
Red meat, Smoked and canned fish, fried Chicken / Meat/ Fish
SEEDS AND DRY FRUITS
Dry Fruits to be consumed
Flax seeds,Almonds, Walnuts (soaked)
Dry Fruits to be avoided
Oils to be consumed
Olive oil, Mustard oil, Cow ghee
Oils to be avoided
Hydrogenated oils, palm oil
Other Foods to be consumed
Other Foods to be avoided
Processed foods, Fried food, Margarine, Mayonnaise, Soy sauce , Soda , Junk food , Chips , Pastries , Cakes .
LIFESTYLE AND DIETARY TIPS
- Do not skip any meal specially breakfast.
- Drink 8-10 glasses of water a day
- Increase servings of seasonal fruits and vegetables.
- Small meals should be taken.