Dieticians Now Warn Against the Foods to Avoid for Ulcerative Colitis

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( — April 17, 2019) Orlando, FL — Many researchers have investigated the foods that are recommended for ulcerative colitis. However, individuals with this condition are also recommended to learn which ones to avoid.

According to experts, this type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) called ulcerative colitis produces inflammation. Further, it also produces ulcers in the lining of the colon, large intestine, and rectum.

Sufferers of this condition may not suffer from symptoms constantly, but they could manifest in the form bloating, pain, and diarrhea when they happen during flareups.

It has been recommended to avoid intake of legumes and beans as they are rich in fiber and are gas-causing.

“But they’re still an important staple in many diets, especially for vegetarians and vegans,” says Julie Cepo.

Cepo is a registered dietitian and coauthor of the Crohn’s & Colitis Diet Guide who works with IBD patients at Mount Sinai Hospital, in Toronto.

There are other high-fiber, stringy vegetables Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and celery that are not easily digested, and can cause bloating, gas, and cramping. 

It is also recommended to refrain from consumption of tea and coffee, as these beverages make ulcerative colitis symptoms management difficult Whole seeds, corn, and mushrooms should also be avoided.

When it comes to ulcerative colitis, there are natural remedies like bromelain available. This is a digestive enzyme that gains increasing popularity from scientists due to its remarkable healing benefits.

Studies have shown that this digestive enzyme could work well in helping those with the inflammatory bowel disease. 

According to researchers, this digestive enzyme has been able to work wonders in providing benefits in anecdotal reports of 2 ulcerative colitis patients.

Scientists from the Duke University in North Carolina carried out a research involving mice.

In this study, it has been found that the subjects treated with bromelain achieved a decreased incidence of colitis. This natural healing enzyme was even able to reduce the severity of IBD in the mice subjects with pre-existing conditions.

While more studies are still underway to learn more about bromelain’s benefits on IBD, its use along with other digestive enzymes is highly recommended.

Bromelain can be obtain from certain food sources, but there are also supplements like Divine Bounty Digestive Enzymes available.

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