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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Diet in Crohn's Disease (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) - Prefer and Avoid

Here is the list of things one needs to avoid

  • Coffee
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohns disease
  • Carbonated beverages/ soft drinks like pepsi, coke.
  • Milk, cheese
  • Dried beans, peas, black daal, kidney beans ( rajmah), chick peas (kabuli chana).
  • Raw vegetables
  • Dried fruits and other fruits with seeds
  • Citrus fruits as these are acidic in nature and again worst the symptoms.
  • Hot sauce, pepper
  • White flour
  • Nuts, crunchy nut butters
  • Popcorn
  • Meat
  • Spicy foods, sauces
  • Garlic, ginger
  • High fiber diet - Though Fiber, the undigested part of food, is found in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. While fiber is good for most people, it can be hard for someone with ulcerative colitis to handle. “You should limit fiber to less than 2 grams per serving as your symptoms are still active.
  • Late night sleep
  • Mental stress and tension


  • Pomegranate juice -50 ml twice daily. It helps to arrest the bleeding and provides essential nutrients.
  • Fresh yogurt + banana every day. 
  • Pumpkin, ridge guard, round guard, bottle guard
  • Chew few petals of rose petals and marigold flower petals every day.
  • Green grass juice one glass daily.
  • Green grams (Moong daal).
  • Moong daal khichadi.
  • Herbal tea daily once made from cumin, coriander, thyme and fennel.

1 comment:

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