Normally the doctors suggested sticking to a low residue diet for the first few weeks/months to help avoid blockages while still inflamed. A diverse diet is important for your well-being and your health. Following surgery on the digestive system, it takes some time for digestion to return to normal.
No diet is necessary. However, it is advisable to
introduce only one new food per day and in small quantities to see if it suits
you. You will thus determine your type of diet depending on your personal
tolerance and the regularity of your intestinal transit.
Observe some instructions for the Ostomy diet plan
- Drink a liter and a half a day (water, herbal teas, broth, etc.)
- Eat at regular intervals, in a calm atmosphere, and relaxed.
- Chew food well.
- Choose varied and balanced menus.
- Drink a liter and a half a day (water, herbal teas, broth, etc.).
The solution to the ODORS Problems
- In case of unpleasant odors Reduce eggs, fish, garlic, onion, spices, some cheeses, mushrooms, asparagus.
- Avoid overeating.
- Favor yogurts, spinach, green salad, and parsley that reduce odors.
- Use a bag with a filter. Keep it clean and change it regularly.
- Put drops, tablets, or medicine into the bag.
Deodorant or Powder that the stoma therapist recommends.
In case of diarrhea
- Avoid too spicy dishes, prunes, spinach, sauces, fried foods, rhubarb, drinks or frozen foods.
- Reduce the consumption of fresh fruit, fruit juices, and raw vegetables.
- Eat bananas and tapioca Add rice and rice water to your diet.
- Continue to drink enough.
- See your doctor if diarrhea persists.
Colostomy diet and constipation In case of constipation
- Increase the number of drinks.
- Promote the fibers contained in certain fruit juices, fruits, vegetables, and salads by increasing the portions little by little.
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- Some antibiotics can also provoke odors unpleasant.
- Avoid foods that constipate such as rice, potatoes, cocoa, and chocolate.
- Consume mild laxative foods such as prunes and figs.
- Exercise, such as walking, stimulates intestinal transit.