Diet Plan for Piles
Piles are dilated or swollen veins around the rectum and anal opening. It is of two types- internal and external. High fiber diet is ideal diet for persons suffering from piles. Fiber create bulk in stools and give relief from hard stools. Avoid spicy, oily food as they trigger gastrointestinal problems and worsen the condition.
DIET CHART FOR PILES
Warm water +1 tsp Flax seed / Aloe vera juice/ wheat grass juice
Broken wheat porridge / Veg Semolina (veg upma) / Veg Vermicelli / Veg Idli / Missi Roti /Oats/ Stuffed Chapatti / Chapatti with Veg or Dal
Fruit / Fruit juice / Herbal tea / Coconut water/ Coconut milk/Lemon water /Prune juice
Chapatti+Brown Rice + Salad + Vegetable + Dal / Chicken ( Once in week )
Roasted chane / Homemade soup / Vermicelli / Herbal tea/Green tea/ sprouts
Chapatti + Vegetable + Dal
Cereals to be consumed
Wheat, White rice, Brown rice, Sorghum, Amaranth, Finger millet, Foxtail millet, Pearl millet, Buckwheat, Little millet
Flour Ratio- Wheat Atta (50%) + Soybean Atta (20%) + Ragi flour (30%)
Cereals to be avoided
Refined flour and its products
Fruits to be consumed
Apple, Banana, Water melon, Muskmelon, Avocado, Peaches, Pear, Coconut, Pomegranate, All types of berries , Figs, Mango, Litchi, Custard apple, Orange, Sweet lime, Sapodilla, Pineapple, Orange, Grapes
Note: All seasonal fruits can be consumed
Fruits to be avoided
Banana (over use) , Canned fruits and juices
Vegetables to be consumed
Zucchini, Sweet potato, Pumpkin, Ginger, Celery, Eggplant, Tomatoes, Red onion, Coriander, Radish, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Mushrooms, Spinach, Carrot, Peas, Fenugreek leaves, Potato, Yam, Okra, Bottle gourd, Bitter gourd
Note: All seasonal vegetables can be consumed.
Vegetables to be avoided
Canned vegetables and Frozen vegetables
Pulses to be consumed
All pulse and legumes
Pulses to be avoided
Dairy Products to be consumed
Low-fat milk, Tofu, Cheese, Curd, Yogurt, Buttermilk, Cottage cheese
Dairy Products to be avoided
Whole milk and cream, Full-fat yoghurt, Cream cheese, Condensed milk, unpasteurized cheese.
Spices to be consumed
Cumin, Coriander, Turmeric, Ginger, Fennel, Cinnamon, Carom
Spices to be avoided
Red chilies, peppers
Drinks to be consumed
Coconut water, Clear soups, Sugarcane juice, homemade soups, Green juice, Herbal tea, Aloe Vera juice, Wheatgrass juice, Buttermilk, Milk, Shakes, Smoothie, Homemade juices
Drinks to be avoided
Whole milk drinks, Cream based liqueurs, canned soup and packaged soup, Alcohol, Sweetened drinks, Squashes, Carbonated drinks
Flesh Foods to be consumed
Egg white, Roasted chicken, Grilled Fish, Lean meat, Skinless chicken
Flesh Foods to be avoided
Processed and fried meat, Red meat- (Beef, Lamb, Pork), Fishes –( Tilefish, Shark, Swordfish, King Mackerel, Marlin, Bluefin Tuna).
SEEDS AND DRY FRUITS
Dry Fruits to be consumed
Almond, Raisins, Ground Nuts, Walnut, Hazel nuts Peanuts, Pistachio, Cashew, Pumpkin Seeds, Chia Seeds, Flax Seeds, Sunflower Seeds, Sesame Seeds.
Dry Fruits to be avoided
Oils to be consumed
Cow ghee, Sunflower oil, Canola oil, Olive oil, Mustard oil, Rice bran oil
Oils to be avoided
Cream, Palm oil, Coconut oil, Butter
Other Foods to be consumed
Other Foods to be avoided
Bakery and Processed Foods, Fried Food, Junk Food, Pickles, Artificial Sweeteners, Packed Soups, Refined Sugar
- Follow regular and balance meal pattern.
- Consume high fiber and adequate fluid diet.
- Whole fruit should be preferred to fruit juices.
- Skipping of meals should be avoided, especially the breakfast
- Water intake should be increased at least 8-10 glass of water.
- Phylum - It can added in daily diet .Mix two spoons of phylum in warm water and drink this mixture before meal.
- Dry figs - Overnight soaked figs can be consumed and you can also drink the water in which figs are soaked.
- Radish leaves juice - consume 50 ml of radish leaves juice daily.
- Castor oil - is very effective in hemorrhoids due to its anti- fungal, anti- bacterial and anti- inflammatory properties. Castor oil can be added in milk or apply directly on affected area.