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Diet Plan for Anal Fistula

Anal fistula is a narrow tunnel with its internal opening in the anal canal and its external opening in the skin near the anus. If there is infection in the anal canal a channel is build and there is oozing of pus. The tract formed by this process is called fistula .Anal fistula is not harmful condition but it is very irritating and painful because of drainage of pus. Low fiber diet, poor and unhealthy life style and stress are the main causes to fistula. Constipation is one of the major causes to this and high fiber diet is beneficial in fighting with anal fistula.

Anal Fistula diet charts

DIET CHART FOR ANAL FISTULA

EARLY-MORNING

Warm water/ soaked almonds or Walnuts.

BREAKFAST

Broken wheat porridge / Veg Semolina (veg upma) / Veg Vermicelli / / Veg Idli / Brown Bread Sandwich / Semolina pancake / Besan pancake (gram flour) / Missi Roti /Oats/ Stuffed Chapatti / Chapatti with Veg or Dal /Skimmed Milk / + Egg white

MID-MORNING

Fruit / Fruit juice / Herbal tea / Coconut water/ Coconut milk

LUNCH

Chapatti +Brown Rice + Salad + Vegetable + Dal

EVENING

Roasted chane/ homemade soup / Vermicelli / Herbal tea

DINNER

Chapatti + Vegetable + Dal

BED TIME

Milk

DIET INSTRUCTIONS

CEREALS

Cereals to be consumed

Wheat, Oats, Quinoa, Brown rice, Ragi

Chapatti ratio - Wheat flour (50%), Black chana (20%), Bran (10%), Soybean (20%)

Cereals to be avoided

White bread , Whole refined flour and its products, White rice ,Noodles, Pasta, Macaroni, Maggie , Whole wheat ,Sorghum , Corn .

FRUITS

Fruits to be consumed

Apple ,Pear , Watermelon , Grapes, Strawberry , Pineapple , Coconut , Litchi , Papaya , Lime , Sapodilla , Mango , Guava, Peach , Plums

Fruits to be avoided

Banana, Persimmon

VEGETABLES

Vegetables to be consumed

Pumpkin , Peas , Cabbage , Cauliflower , Green leafy vegetables , Radish , Turnip , Tomato , Bean , Potato , Car, Beetroot , Broccoli, Beans , Bitter gourd , Ridge gourd .

Vegetables to be avoided

Okra, Frozen vegetables

PULSES

Pulses to be consumed

All pulses and legumes

Pulses to be avoided

Nil

DAIRY PRODUCTS

Dairy Products to be consumed

Skimmed milk, low fat Yoghurt, Cottage chesse, Buttermilk

Dairy Products to be avoided

Whole milk and cream, full fat yoghurt, Cheese, Cream cheese, Condensed milk

SPICES

Spices to be consumed

Cumin,Coriander,Turmeric, Anise, Fennel, Clove, Cinnamon

Spices to be avoided

Red chili, Green chili

DRINKS

Drinks to be consumed

Homemade vegetable and fruits juice, Green juice, Coconut water, Herbal tea, Sugarcane juice

Drinks to be avoided

Canned soup and packaged soup, Alcohol, Carbonated drinks.

FLESH FOODS

Flesh Foods to be consumed

Egg, Roasted or grilled meats, Chicken or Fish (Ocassionally)

Flesh Foods to be avoided

Red meat, fried chicken or fish

SEEDS AND DRY FRUITS

Dry Fruits to be consumed

Almonds, Walnuts, Flax seeds, Chia seeds, Pumpkin seeds, Raisins

Dry Fruits to be avoided

Nil

OILS

Oils to be consumed

Cow ghee, canola oil, Olive oil, Mustard oil

Oils to be avoided

Coconut oil, butter, Palm oil

OTHER FOODS

Other Foods to be consumed

Honey, Jaggery

Other Foods to be avoided

All bakery and processed foods, Pastries, Burger, Pizza,Biscuit, Refined flour, fried food, Junk food.

LIFESTYLE AND DIETARY TIPS

  • Do not eat heavy meals.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Avoid eating spicy and junk food.
  • Take well- balanced Diet.
  • Skipping meals should be avoided.
  • Consume high fiber diet.
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