Non recommended food for pancreatitis

Food to avoid in pancreatitis


What should not I eat if my pancreas is inflamed?

NOT recommended foods in case of pancreatitis

NOT recommended foods in case of pancreatitis

  • Fatty foods: ALL fatty foods are not recommended because they stimulate the pancreas and cause pancreatitis attacks or diarrhea, with consequent malabsorption.
  • Avocado: Although it contains good fats, you can NOT it this fruit because it stimulates the pancreas.
  • Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, etc.
  • Foods rich in Omega 3: Although omega 3 foods are very beneficial to health, longchain fatty acids such as Omega 3 stimulate the pancreas.If foods having these type of fats are eaten, like nuts (walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, etc.). a lot of oil or supplements, diarrhea and malabsorption can occur. . For this reason you can not take these foods.Small doses of omega 3 are produced ​​by some plants like purslane, borage, dandelion and strawberries.
  • Coconut: Coconut and its derivatives such as coconut milk are rich in fats
  • Olives: They also contain fat and should not be taken.
  • Alcohol in all forms: beer, spirits, rum, etc..
  • Egg yolk
  • Rich fat desserts: chocolate, custard, puddings, mousses, are very high in fat.
  • Butter or margarine
  • Whole dairy products: Cream, cream cheese, mozzarella, fatty cheeses, cured or semicured cheese, Manchego cheese, Greek Emmental type cheese, cottage cheese, soft cheese, whole milk, whole yogurt, etc.

Foods in carnivorous diets not recommended for pancreatitis

oily fish

Oily fish is not good for people with pancreatitis

  • Oily fish and shellfish
  • Sausages: spicy sausage, bologna, sausages, bacon, etc.
  • Fatty meats, burgers, sausages, ham
  • Snacks and fried food (high in fat)
  • Sauces: Mayonnaise, Ketchup, Aioli
  • Culinary spices: we avoid spicy foods, kitchen herbs and digestive plants because they stimulate the digestive organs.
  • Foods high in fat: Acute pancreatitis specially occurs after abundant and especially high-fat meals. For example, in developed countries, the disease may occur during the holiday season after the excesses of eating or drinking.

* More information:

Suitable food for pancreatitis

Sample menus for pancreatitis

punto rojo More information on pancreatitis.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

20 October, 2021

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