Diet Plan If You Have Ulcerative Colitis
Diet is very much important factor in patients suffering from Ulcerative Colitis because a healthier diet rich in all vitamins, minerals, all carbohydrates, proteins and fats prevents in remission of ulcerative colitis.
This should include a variety of low-fat dairy products, the dairy products can be consumed in moderate amounts unless it does not cause any trouble in their abdomen. A low quantity of milk does not affect stomach. If milk causes any trouble in gastrointestinal tract, such as bloating, gas or a stomach upset, then start drinking lactose-free or soy milk.
Bread, cereal, and whole grains
Fruits and vegetables
A diet which includes different variety of fresh fruits is beneficial for patients who are suffering from ulcerative colitis. So, those fresh fruits which provide less fiber but greater amount of vitamins, water and nutrients are helpful to prevent abdominal cramps, abdominal pain and disturbed bowel movements.
Fresh fruits that are easily digested to ulcerative colitis patients are avocados, bananas, cooked apples, peaches, seedless grapes and soft melons.
Healthy fats such as vegetable oils
Lean meat, fish, and poultry
Vegetables without seeds
Cereals made up with refined white flour
Soft Bland Foods These kinds of foods are beneficial in some of the gastrointestinal problems which are associated with ulcerative colitis. Soft bland foods that a can be use in this condition are oatmeal, puffed rice, hominy grits, cream of wheat, gelatin, boiled eggs, mashed potatoes, brown rice, and cooked vegetables such as asparagus, carrots, mushrooms and spinach.