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Diet Chart For Constipation

About Diet Chart Do's And Dont's Food Items You Can Easily Consume

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Constipation refers to bowel movements that are infrequent or hard to pass. The stool is often hard and dry. Other symptoms may include abdominal pain, bloating, and feeling as if one has not completely passed the bowel movement. Complications from constipation may include hemorrhoids, anal fissure or fecal impaction. The normal frequency of bowel movements in adults is between three per day and three per week. Babies often have three to four bowel movements per day while young children typically have two to three per day. Constipation has many causes. Common causes include slow movement of stool within the colon, irritable bowel syndrome, and pelvic floor disorders. Underlying associated diseases include hypothyroidism, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, colon cancer, diverticulitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. Medications associated with constipation include opioids, certain antacids, calcium channel blockers, and anticholinergics. Of those taking opioids about 90% develop constipation. Constipation is more concerning when there is weight loss or anemia, blood is present in the stool, there is a history of inflammatory bowel disease or colon cancer in a person's family, or it is of new onset in someone who is older. Treatment of constipation depends on the underlying cause and the duration that it has been present. Measures that may help include drinking enough fluids, eating more fiber, and exercise. If this is not effective, laxatives of the bulk forming agent, osmotic agent, stool softener, or lubricant type may be recommended. Stimulant laxatives are generally reserved for when other types are not effective. Other treatments may include biofeedback or in rare cases surgery.

Diet Chart

Sunday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Chappati 3 + 1/2 cup Potato green peas curry.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup lentil soup
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1.5 cup rice+ 1/2 cup Dhal+ Palak subji 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit(Options: Pears, small Banana, Apple,Prunes, Raspberries,Avacados, Blackberries, Orenges, Apricot, Blueberries.)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Broken wheat upma 1 cup+ 1/2 cup green beans subji
Monday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Methi Parata 2+ 1 tbs green chutney.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit(Options: Pears, small Banana, Apple,Prunes, Raspberries,Avacados, Blackberries, Orenges, Apricot, Blueberries.)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1.5 cup rice+ chicken curry( 150 gm chicken+ 1 cup cucumber salad.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM) Brown rice flakes poha 1 cup.
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Wheat dosa 3 + 1/2 cup Bitter guard subji.
Tuesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Vegetable Oats Upma 1 cup+ 1/2 cup low fat milk.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Mix veg salad 1 cup
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1/2 cup rice + 2 medium chappati+1/2 cup Kidney beans curry+ Snake guard subji 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup boilled channa.
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Roti/ chapati+ 1/2 cup mix veg curry
Wednesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)4 Idli + Sambar 1/2 cup/ 1 table spoon Green chutney/ Tomato Chutney
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)green gram sprouts 1 cup
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)3 Roti+1/2 cup salad + Fish curry ( 100 gm fish)+ 1/2 cup cabbage subji.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit(Options: Pears, small Banana, Apple,Prunes, Raspberries,Avacados, Blackberries, Orenges, Apricot, Blueberries.)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Roti / chappati.+ Tomato subji 1/2 cup.
Thursday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)2 Slice brown bread.+1 slice low fat cheese+1Boiled egg+ 1/2 cup low fat milk.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit(Options: Pears, small Banana, Apple,Prunes, Raspberries,Avacados, Blackberries, Orenges, Apricot, Blueberries.)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Veg pulav rice 1 cup+ 1/2 cup Soya Chunk curry+ 1/2 cup Low fat curd.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM) 2 wheat rusk.
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Roti/ Chapathi+ Ladies finger subji 1/2 cup.
Friday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Mix veg Poha 1 cup+ 1/2 cup low fat milk.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit(Options: Pears, small Banana, Apple,Prunes, Raspberries,Avacados, Blackberries, Orenges, Apricot, Blueberries.)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)3 Chappati+ 1/2 cup cluster beans subji+ Fish curry(100g fish) 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)3 biscuits ( Nutrichoice or Digestiva or Oatmeal.)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Roti / chappathi+Ridge guard subji 1/2 cup.
Saturday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Utappam 2+ 1 tbs green chutney.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup lentil soup
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1.5 cup rice+ Soya chunk curry1/2 cup+ Ladies finger subji 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit(Options: Pears, small Banana, Apple,Prunes, Raspberries,Avacados, Blackberries, Orenges, Apricot, Blueberries.)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Broken wheat upma 1 cup+ 1/2 cup green beans subji

Do's And Dont's

Do's:

  1. Include sufficient protein in the diet after dialysis.
    1. Eat Right
    2. Opt for Leaching of Vegetables which are high in potassium.
    3. Eat Fruits like Apple, Guava, Pear
    4. Eat all gourd vegetables, tinda, capsicum, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Onion
    5. Include foods rich in calcium such as milk, leached green leafy vegetables.

    Don'ts:

    1. Avoid water drinking water in large quantities at once, instead take sips.
    2. Avoid high salty foods which might increase blood sodium levels.
    3. Avoid fatty, smoked foods and frozen foods that contain preservatives.
    4. Don't consume sugery foods/ beverages and alcoholic drinks too.

Food Items You Can Easily Consume

  1. Cereal: Brown rice, whole wheat, oats, jowar, bajra, ragi
  2. Pulses: red gram, green gram, black gram, bengal gram
  3. Vegetables: all gourds-bitter gourd, snake gourd, ridge gourd, bottle gourd, ivy gourd, ladies finger, tinda,green leafy vegetables:-
  4. Spinach, kale, fenugrick, Drumstick leaves, Indian spinatch, Pumkin leaves
  5. Fruits:Small banana, citrus fruits-orange, mousambi, grape fruit, lemon; berries-strawberry, blueberry, black berry; cranberry, cherries, papaya, guava.
  6. Milk and milk products: low fat milk, low fat curd.
  7. Meat,fish & egg: Skin out chicken, egg white, fish like salmon, sardines, trout, mackerel, tuna.
  8. Oil: 2 tsp (10ml)
  9. Sugar: 2 tsp (10gm)

Popular Questions & Answers

Using smuth for. Tendaysfor annal fissures now intensity of anal fissures reduced but. Anal smooth muscle pain after defecation suggest.

MCh(Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery), MS - Surgical, MBBS
General Surgeon, Guwahati
Kindly change the oinment to something which is having nifedepin in it eg. Escot. Anotelief.cremagel. Etc. Also hot sitz bath with betadine in it, twice daily will help.

I have fissure and it is not going away. I had pain firstly for 1 week and then it reduced, now there is no pain but I have one skin tag on that part and not going away and a tight bowl movement. I am not able to do my squat workouts because it shrinks the muscles in that area. I have used anovate and now have red colour and itchiness.

MCh(Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery), MS - Surgical, MBBS
General Surgeon, Guwahati
Kindly note that we need to take care of constipation and hard stools with the help of laxatives. Hot sitz bath will defenitely help. Also, I suggest you to change the ointment to anorelief or escot which will relax the anal muscle fibres. It will...

I am suffering from piles, may be external piles and it's been almost 2 months and now it bleeds every time I go to defecate in the morning and it stays discomforting even after that for hours. I have been taking himalayan pilex and pilex forte ointment for sometime but they seem to give no relief. Any suggestions or prescriptions will be very helpful.

MS - General Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery(FMAS), Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Training in Laparoscopy, Advanced training in laparoscopic hernia surgery, Fellowship in advanced proctology
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Hello. You might be suffering from an anal fissure in addition to piles, as simple piles do not cause much pain and discomfort. I would suggest you take following treatment for two weeks, but if no relief, then consult a good proctologist or a pro...
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I underwent laparoscopic myomectomy 6 months back. Alternatively heavy bleeding and nrml bleeding. Again I have checked with dr, she said there is light pcos and small 3 cm fibroid. Need suggestion. My periods r regular only. Taking homeo for constipation.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS, Fellowship in Assisted Reproductive technology, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
Gynaecologist, Burhanpur
Hello, there is a recurrence of fibroid. You can be placed on low dose oc pills if periods desired or on continuous progesterone therapy for stopping menses to control fibroid.

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