What should be the diet for those suffering from Piles?

diet those suffering from piles

One of the few diseases which people are shy to talk about is Piles or Haemorrhoids. The swelling and itching of the rectum and anus are unbearable to almost everyone who suffers from it. Although the pain can’t be fully removed, you can reduce it as much as possible with few precautions. One of the ways to do that is to keep a check on what to eat and what not to eat.

                Yes, the diet should not be neglected when you have contracted piles. There are certain diet rules to be followed which will help you in recovering from piles faster and reducing the pain. Besides the Ayurvedic treatment for piles, even a good diet will do that. First, let’s start with the foods that need to be avoided during piles, as these can become the reason for more pain and decreasing the recovery process from piles.

                They are: refined whole grains, chillies especially red chillies, pepper, all non-vegetarian food especially meat, junk food, deep fried food, cake, spicy food, milk chocolate, alcohol, coffee, fat cheese, maida biscuits, tea, butter, dark chocolate etc. salt should be taken in minimum quantity as possible. The idea is to avoid foods which are hard to digest and focus on those foods which will be easy to digest and help in strain-free and smooth motions.

    The foods which are recommended to be taken are as follows:

  1. Among vegetables, you can have tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumber, carrots, coriander, asparagus, green leafy vegetables, turnips, celery etc.
  2. In the fruits category, it is good to have an apple, coconut, watermelon, orange, guava, pears, blueberry, mango, banana, lime, avocados etc. more the fibre intake, better it will be. You can even have juices of these or salads.
  3. Following grains are recommended to have in piles – chickpeas, barley, kidney beans, lentils, soybeans and peas.
  4. Cumin, turmeric, fennel, mint and coriander are the herbs/spices you can eat during piles suffering.
  5. Finally, among other foods, you can have buttermilk, aloe vera, honey, nuts, yoghurt, saturated milk, cow ghee, sesame and flax seeds, oils of mustard, olive, groundnut, then wheatgrass etc.

It is common knowledge that whatever we eat has some or the other effect on/in our body. For the exact plan and intake times etc. of the above foods, it will be better to consult a doctor before starting any diet plan.

2017-12-20 18:12:23 yajas@eyecatchers.co