- 1 Food for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea
- 1.1 FOODS TO SOLVE DIARRHEA IN IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
- 1.2 What can you eat when there is diarrhea and you have irritable colon?
- 1.3 Recommended foods for irritable bowel with diarrhea
- 1.4 Foods rich in proteins
- 1.5 Recommended foods for diarrhea
- 1.6 Foods to avoid when diarrhea in patients with irritable bowel syndrome occurs
- 1.7 Whole products, nuts and legumes in irritable bowel with frequent diarrhea
- 1.8 Milk and dairy products in irritable bowel with diarrhea
Food for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea
FOODS TO SOLVE DIARRHEA IN IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
What can you eat when there is diarrhea and you have irritable colon?
The diet recommended in cases of irritable bowel with episodes of diarrhea consists of healthy eating bases with the following advice:
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- Satisfactory medical and psychological treatment
- Reduce stress: relaxation therapies such as yoga, meditation, mindfulness, etc. are recommended.
- A lot of hydration throughout the day to replace the losses
- Eat in a quiet environment
- Proper natural nutrition: The advice of a duly qualified nutritionist is recommended, with knowledge of nutritional coaching.
Recommended foods for irritable bowel with diarrhea
Some of the most recommended foods for people with irritable bowel diarrhea subtype are:
Boiled potatoes with olive oil is suitable
- Cereals and tubers: Those that feel better are rice, potatoes and sweet potatoes.
- To season, use virgin olive oil, or unrefined seed oils (sunflower, …). Avoid the fried ones.
- Vegetables and fruits: Avocado, carrots, pumpkin, apples, pear, fruit compote, baked apples, bananas, medlars, mango, chayotes, zucchini, quince, seaweed, cream of vegetables, mashed potatoes, etc.
- Avoid nuts and reduce or avoid vegetables with more fiber: nettles, artichokes, spinach, lettuce, dandelion, broccoli, asparagus, cauliflower, violet
- Soluble fiber to help stop diarrhea: agar agar gelatin, cochayuyo alga powder (in moderation).
- Aromatic herbs: Like laurel, garlic, turmeric, thyme, rosemary, etc., which also help in some way to fight against infectious bacteria. Spices and condiments in moderation. Avoid irritants such as cayenne and spices too spicy.
Foods rich in proteins
Pumpkin cream with potato and seaweed
Episodes of diarrhea lead to less absorption of nutrients and greater risk of nutritional deficiencies. To prevent it, it is important that the diet provides foods rich in proteins.
For vegetarians, it is convenient to eat foods rich in protein and not flatulent (products with soybeans are not recommended).
Legumes that best feels are chickpeas and lentils, with a soak of at least 12 hours and long cooking (according to tolerance). It could also be supplemented with pea protein or other vegetable protein suitable for vegetarians to enrich the meals if it is considered convenient.
Recommended foods for diarrhea
Among the most recommended foods for diarrhea, we have:
– White rice: It has been used as a good remedy since always to stop diarrhea. A good way to stop it is white boiled rice with a little garlic and olive oil. (Recipe rice water). In addition, rice is a gluten-free cereal, highly recommended for people whom pasta produces flatulence.
Bananas are recommended for irritable bowel symdrome patients having diarrhea
– Ripe bananas: They are very digestible and contain a very high amount of potassium that may have been lost with the liquids removed.
– Carrots: They contain regulatory fiber, in addition to beta carotene to take care of the intestinal mucosa. Take preferably boiled or steamed, or in liquefied or raw.
– Pitahayas: This fruit is rich in soluble fiber, which has a regulating effect.
Foods to avoid when diarrhea in patients with irritable bowel syndrome occurs
- Processed products: in addition to having no nutritional value, they frequently produce intestinal discomfort and aggravation of symptoms. It is preferable to use homemade natural sweets.
- Additives that may cause intestinal problems: sweeteners, sulfites, nitrites and nitrates, chewing gums and other products without sugar.
- Coffee and drinks with caffeine
- Foods with a lot of fat, trans fat or bad fats (cookies, pasta or pastries, chocolates, pizzas, fatty cheeses, etc.)
- Processed meats (cold meats, pâtés, sausages, bacon, etc.)
- Soft drinks with gas
- Toxics: Alcohol and tobacco
Whole products, nuts and legumes in irritable bowel with frequent diarrhea
Fiber cereals or any type of bran are very harmful
An excess of this type of fibers produces too much intestinal stimulation, irritates the intestine and aggravates diarrhea.
Milk and dairy products in irritable bowel with diarrhea
Milk and dairy products (cheeses, whole yogurts or butters) can be replaced by vegetable drinks (soy milk, oat milk or rice milk), or yogurts
Probiotics have had positive results in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome in reducing their symptoms …
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