If you have a gastrointestinal disorder such as stomach or gastritis ulcer, thisis the diet for you. If you use this diet along with medications for thisproblem, you may eliminate the problem successfully. The pepticulcers or gastritis ulcers are located in the stomach lining or in the first partof the intestine named duodenum, though they can also be created in theesophagus.
This problem can be present among people of all age and sex.The hydrochloric acid is main cause of this problem. It can destroy or causeinflammation of the intestinal or gastritic mucosal lining of the stomach, which will lead to gastritic ulcers. This effect of the hydrochloric acid can be createddue to the helicobacter pylori bacteria inflammation, the infection which iscreated because of the intake of contaminated water or food, or poor eatinghabits.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, stress, alcohol and cigarettes canalso create this problem. When the problem is present, it will create gnawingand burning sensation in the stomach, indigestion, and heartburn. In thefollowing text we will give you a diet that can reduce these problems.
Diet for Gastritis Ulcers
There are foods that can bring more harm and increase the irritation of thestomach, while there are some foods that will provide the minerals and nutrientsneeded to eliminate the problem. This is the basis for this diet. Also, we recommendtaking small meals instead of few big ones, because this can stimulate the gastricblood flow and decrease the chances of acid reflux. Irritation can be madeworse if you eat big meals and spicy food.
Food we recommend are lean ham,canned fish, eggs, lamb, pork and beef, plain milk cheese, nonfat orlow fat yogurt, all types of fruits, pancakes, muffins, French toast, macaroni,noodles, barley, pastas, dinner rolls, hamburgers, tortillas, breadsand hot dog buns. Food that should be avoided include sausages, poultry or fried meat, strong flavored cheese, evaporated whole milkcheese, buttermilk, chocolate milk, figs, berries, tangerines, pineapples,oranges, grapefruits, lemons, tomatoes, green peppers,cucumber, onions, cabbage, broccoli, corn, snack crackers, wildrice, bran cereals, biscuits and bread.
We will give you one daily menu you can try. For breakfast take 1/4teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of jelly, 1 teaspoon of mustard, 1 teaspoon of margarine,one teaspoon of skim milk, one slice of toast, 1/2 cup of oatmeal and 1/2 cupof apple juice. For lunch we recommend 1/4 teaspoon of salt, one cup of skinmilk, 1/2 cup of peaches, 1 teaspoon of mustard, low fat dressing, tossedsalad, bun, 3 oz of broiled chicken patty and 1/2 cup of cream potato soup. Andfor the dinner, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, one teaspoon of margarine, 1/2 cup of vanillapudding, one slice of bread, half cup of green beans, half cup of mashedpotatoes, 3 oz of baked fish and half cup of apricot nectar.
Using this diet one will eliminate the problem and help the healing of the ulcers.