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What food supplement can i take for ulcerative colitis ?

sir i m dharam chaudhari . n i m suffering from ulcerative colities so tell me about food supplement .... now i m taking mesalamine, doverine,
Asked On : Wed, 9 Mar 2011
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hello dharam,
due to diarrhea there will be dehydration so drink plenty of O.R.P(oral rehydration power) by this way you can avoid sodium,pottasium deficency you can drink coconut water,curd,lassi,matha and in food you can eat high protein diet such as pulses,gram,soya been and white portion of egg,meat,fish and avoid more spicey and oily food.....and take atleast a fruit daily like apple,guava,orange,mango,banana and take more fibre in diet like cucumber,tomatoes,radish,onion also take vitamin b complex supplementation,high calorie diet and sweet like sugarcane please monitor your weight and maintain stool chart and also monitor albumin if albumin is less than 30gm and weight loss more than 3 kg you will need parenteral nutrition.........if dairy product increases diarrhea than avoid taking milk products and also avoid teac,coffee,alcohol.......i hope this will help and you will be fine very soon.....thanks.........
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Eating with ulcerative colitis should be based on a well-balanced diet that's high in protein, complex carbohydrates, whole grains, and good fats. Such a diet will provide you with energy and keep you well.Drink lots of fluid (8 - 10 servings daily) to keep body hydrated and prevent constipation.Try small frequent meals.
If you find that certain foods trigger your bowel symptoms, then you may want to avoid these foods to reduce your symptoms and self-manage your illness
     There are a number of foods, which are best avoided during a flare up of Ulcerative Colitis - or when Colitis is active (i.e. blood or mucous in the stools). These are mainly foods that either include a high amount of insoluble fiber - or very high amounts of dairy fats-
High Bran fiber items - such as whole meal bread, and high fiber cereal
Tomatoes - especially the seeds
Soya Protein
Onions - Especially raw onions
caffeine, alcohol and sorbitol.

Dr.Siddharth Marothia
Consulting Homoeopath

Answered: Wed, 9 Mar 2011
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