Colitis – an inflammation of the mucosa of the large intestine. It can be an independent disease or enter the symptom complex, when the small intestine is additionally involved in the inflammatory process (enterocolitis) and stomach (gastroenterocolitis).
Diet in colitis of intestines
- According to Functional Medicine Associates, six meals a day, the basis of which is mashed, mucilage soups, puree, mushy, semi-liquid dishes;
- decrease in the amount of fats (up to 70 g) and carbohydrates (250 g);
- the physiological content of the protein (90 g);
- Exclusion of products containing fiber (vegetables, fruits, rye bread, whole grain bread and bran);
- Exclusion of very hot as well as cold food;
- boiled (steam) method of preparation;
- ban on hard and thick food;
- implementation of the water regime (1,5-2 l);
- salt in the amount of 8-10
At an exacerbation the ration includes liquid and mashed porridges (rice, semolina) on water (milk and broths are excluded). Buckwheat porridge strengthens the motor, so when exacerbation is not recommended. It is convenient to use porridges for baby food, but half of them need to be diluted with water.
Includes dishes from low-fat meat and fish (in the form of boiled minced meat, dumplings, steam cutlets, pates). Useful protein omelets from eggs (no more than two per day). During the exacerbation in the diet, you need to increase the amount of protein to 120-125
From drinks it is possible herbal decoctions, compotes and kissels, juice of chokeberry. Baked apples and pears are allowed. Particular attention should be paid to products that reduce bowel motility – decoctions and kissels from bird cherry, blueberries, quinces, dogwood, pears, strong black and green tea. In the period of exacerbation, some patients even tolerate poorly boiled vegetables, so it is better to exclude them. The use of milk, fermented milk products, sour cream, cheeses and cottage cheese is also not recommended.
Within a month after exacerbation, you must strictly adhere to the diet. After an exacerbation, the foods that promote hemopoiesis, red and black caviar, walnuts are introduced into the diet, and meat broths are gradually added. During a period of persistent remission, vegetables are allowed (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, zucchini, onions).
The diet is indicated for diarrhea, which occurs when:
The basis of the diet – mashed porridge: semolina, rice (white), buckwheat and oatmeal, which are cooked on water, you can also use low-fat broth. All dishes are cooked or stewed. Butter is added to the dishes (5 g per serving). Bread is allowed wheat and only dried or in the form of crackers. In a day you can eat 200 g of rusks. Allowed dry biscuits.
Soups are prepared on water or low-fat and weak fish / meat broth, add a minimum of wiped vegetables (or vegetable broth), mashed meat, egg flakes, knels or meatballs. It is recommended to use low-fat varieties of beef, chicken, veal or turkey. Meat is additionally degreased, the bird is cooked without skin. From the minced meat, steamed meatballs, or meatballs.
Cutlets can also be cooked in a small amount of water. When cooking cutlets or meatballs, minced meat is added to the boiled rice. Use lean sea fish, cook it in a piece or in the form of cutlets and meatballs. Eggs (soft-boiled, steam omelet) are allowed up to two per day, they can be added to soups.
Curd can only be freshly made calcined, unleaded and washed. It is also used in casseroles. Vegetables go only as an additive to soups. Rinsed raw apples and apple purees are allowed. From blueberry, dogwood, quince, bird cherry, black currant, blueberry pears cook berry jelly, broths and fruit drinks. Allowed: herbal tea, rose hips, green and black tea, water without gas to 1,5 l per day. With good tolerability, dilute fresh juices from non-acid berries are allowed.