What is impossible with an ulcer?
Gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer is a fairly common chronic disease of the gastrointestinal tract. In addition to the regular intake of drugs, it is important to remember about the strict adherence to dietary recommendations for this disease. Failure to comply with the diet can provoke exacerbation, so a number of products must be avoided. It is desirable that the food was frequent and in small portions. And the food was subjected to gentle thermal and chemical processing.
Diet therapy for ulcers
What is impossible with an ulcer? Let us dwell on this in more detail:
- It is advisable to avoid mechanically coarse food.
- it is better if the dishes, especially during the exacerbation period, will be served ground in order not to irritate the gastric mucosa
- It is recommended to limit the amount of salt (not more than 10 grams per day)
- it is undesirable to eat something in a very hot, or in a very cold form, respectively, ice cream automatically refers to non-recommended products for ulcers.
Products with a stomach ulcer should not strongly stimulate the production of gastric juice, so as not to irritate the mucous membrane. Accordingly, it is recommended to exclude meat and fish fatty varieties and in the form of fried foods. Low-fat varieties of meat and fish, steamed are desirable, as the diet must be complete and rich in proteins, including. It is important to remember about vegetable fats, which, like protein foods, promote healing of ulcers on the mucous membranes.
What can not eat with an ulcer yet? Exclude, of course
- smoked meats
- canned food
- bakery products (pies, rye bread, pastry dough, etc.)
- mushroom dishes
It is important to remember that it is impossible with stomach ulcers to abuse products rich in coarse fiber (cabbage, legumes, turnips, rutabaga, etc.), since all this stimulates the production of gastric juice and has an irritating mechanical effect on the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines.
When exacerbation of peptic ulcer disease is also not recommended intense physical exertion, mental and psycho-emotional overstrain.
For the prevention of exacerbations, it must be remembered that a number of drugs may aggravate the course of gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer. For example, taking aspirin, niza and other anti-inflammatory and pain medication can cause worsening. It is also desirable to avoid negative emotions, since this disease is clearly associated with psycho-emotional disorders.
Proper diet will help you avoid exacerbations in peptic ulcer disease. Be healthy!