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Colitis Diet

Colitis diet

Even though there’s no one particular diet for people suffering from ulcerative colitis, there is a number of general rules and recipes that may help keep your symptoms at bay.

For many people with colitis, choosing the right diet plan is a process of elimination. In this case you remove definite foods that seem to make your symptoms worse and see how you feel after that.

Since there are some foods that are well-known to be general triggers, a colitis diet that eliminates these foods is best. This diet works particularly well if you are experiencing an outbreak of symptoms.

Pros of colitis diet

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All such diets are planned mainly for people with colitis specific symptoms. That’s why, knowing what to eat when you’re feeling great can make it easier to keep a healthy weight, put off tiredness, and get the minerals and vitamins your body needs to stay healthy.

Additionally, choosing a colitis diet can decrease symptoms like gas and diarrhea and help you to feel better.

Cons of colitis diet

This diet doesn’t have many disadvantages. As a result, it is very helpful for those with colitis problems. Even though diet has not been confirmed to cause or add to colitis, a lot of people with the condition seem to get flareups from certain foods they eat.

On the other hand, there’s no one type of food that causes symptoms in everybody — colitis triggers differ severely from person to person. It’s is a good idea to keep a food journal and when you eat a certain food that seems to make your symptoms worse, eliminate that food.

The characteristics of a colitis diet

  • Creating tasty meals can seem hard when you have to modify your diet and stay away from certain foods. Luckily, a colitis diet still allows you to eat various foods that you’re most likely familiar with and love.
  • Eat small meals every 3 or 4 hours.
  • Drink no less than 8 cups of water per day to keep from getting dehydrated.
  • Eat foods containing extra probiotics and prebiotics to support better gut health.
  • Limit oils to 8 teaspoons per day.

Colitis diet plan

Colitis diet: Day 1

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
25g of low-fat yogurt
1 banana
Lunch
1 glass of pure warm water
Baked salmon with raw lettuce
Snack
fruit juices with no pulp
Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
omelet with veggies

Colitis diet: Day 2

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
2 hard-boiled eggs
Lunch
1 glass of pure warm water
Potatoes with soft cooked pork
Snack
3 Plantains
Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Bowl of porridge with white rice

Colitis diet: Day 3

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
Fruit smoothie with bananas
Lunch
1 glass of pure warm water
Pasta with mackerel
Snack
Yogurt with sliced fruits
Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Steamed zucchini, avocado with a potato-based soup

Colitis diet: Day 4

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
Avocado green smoothie
Lunch
1 glass of pure warm water
carrot soup with cornbread
Snack
canned fruits
Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Brown rice
Vegetable salad with feta

Colitis diet: Day 5

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
A plate of oatmeal
Lunch
1 glass of pure warm water
Baked beef top loin with potatoes
Snack
5 plums
Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Baked potatoes
2 cucumbers

Colitis diet: Day 6

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
Green smoothie with blueberries or blackberries
Lunch
1 glass of pure warm water
Avocado-orange salad
Steamed wild salmon
Snack
watermelon chunks
Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
Grilled vegetables with boiled pork

Colitis diet: Day 7

Breakfast
1 glass of pure warm water
fresh apricot slices
a cup of tea
Lunch
1 glass of pure warm water
Steamed pork with Steamed zucchini
Snack
chestnuts
Dinner
1 glass of pure warm water
White rice with steamed cabbage

Colitis diet shopping list

 

25g of low-fat yoghurt
salmon 500g
raw lettuce 1 pack
5 eggs
2 apricot
4 apples
Watermelon
Grape 300g
Potatoes 1 kg
Pork 500g
4 Plantains
Porridge 300g
white rice 1 pack
5 bananas
Pasta 1 pack
yogurt 2 bottles
5 zucchini
5 avocado
3 carrot
1 onion,
garlic clove,
Cornbread 1 pack
canned fruits 2 can
Brown rice 1 pack
oatmeal 1 pack
beef top loin 500g
5 plums
5 cucumbers
Blueberries 200g
Blackberries 200g
2 orange
Pork 400g
Chestnuts 100g
Dinner
1 cabbage
green pesto
black pepper 100g
mushrooms 250 g
Olive or linen oil 1 bottle

Enjoy the colitis diet!

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