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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.

Piles diet charts

DIET CHART FOR PILES

EARLY-MORNING

Warm water +1 tsp Flax seed / Aloe vera juice/ wheat grass juice

BREAKFAST

Broken wheat porridge / Veg Semolina (veg upma) / Veg Vermicelli  / Veg Idli / Missi Roti /Oats/ Stuffed Chapatti / Chapatti with Veg or Dal

MID-MORNING

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

LUNCH

Chapatti+Brown  Rice + Salad + Vegetable + Dal / Chicken ( Once in week )

EVENING

Roasted chane / Homemade soup / Vermicelli  / Herbal tea/Green tea/ sprouts

DINNER

Chapatti + Vegetable + Dal

DIET INSTRUCTIONS

CEREALS

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

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

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

Pulses to be consumed

All pulse and legumes

Pulses to be avoided

Nil

DAIRY PRODUCTS

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

Spices to be consumed

Cumin, Coriander, Turmeric, Ginger, Fennel, Cinnamon, Carom

Spices to be avoided

Red chilies, peppers

DRINKS

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

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

Nil

OILS

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

Other Foods to be consumed

Jaggery, Honey  

Other Foods to be avoided

Bakery and Processed Foods, Fried Food, Junk Food, Pickles, Artificial Sweeteners, Packed Soups, Refined Sugar

DIETARY TIPS

  • 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.

HOME REMEDIES

  • 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.

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