Purpose: A bland diet is intended to be easy to digest, less irritating to the stomach and it should reduce acid output. Bland diets have been to a great extend made unnecessary since more powerful medicines have been available to treat ulcer disease and hiatal hernia. There are, however, many patients who feel better on a bland diet. Styles in diets change like everything else. Large amount of milk and cream and frequent meal snacks are no longer needed because of modern medicines. Roughage such as bran will not hurt an ulcer and may be taken. It was forbidden in older diets. Milk was the main stay of diets for many years, then was removed from many ulcer diets because it slightly elevated acid output. You may safely take milk. If this happens to you, give us a call.
A bland diet includes low fiber foods that have a soft consistency and are gentle on the digestive system. Bland diets are also known as soft diets, low residue diets, and gastrointestinal soft diets. People with other gastrointestinal conditions, including acid reflux and peptic ulcers, may also benefit from a bland diet. As well as specific food recommendations, people following a bland diet may also have to eat smaller meals more frequently, eat more slowly, and avoid lying down soon after eating. In this article, learn about the food options for people following a bland diet, how it works, and recent research into the topic. It is vital that people check their individual dietary needs with a doctor before changing their diet. Foods in a bland diet should be soft, low fat, low fiber, and easy to digest. Also, they should not contain heavy spices, flavors, or seasoning. People tolerate different foods to different extents. Generally, however, a bland diet works to eliminate foods likely to cause digestive issues, such as bloating, diarrhea, gas, and nausea. Since people may already be experiencing significant symptoms, the goal is to avoid foods that could cause additional symptoms or make existing ones worse. Recommended foods include.
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Created for Greatist by the experts at Healthline. If your gut is in distress, or you are preparing for a colonoscopy or gut surgery, a bland food diet may be for you. In other words, bland. Generally, these are the staple foods to eat on a bland diet. In this case, eliminating dairy completely might be the best approach. That means no butter, cheese, milk, yogurt, or ice cream. But for many, small amounts of low fat or fat free milk, yogurt, and cottage cheese are OK to consume on a bland diet even though they do add residue to the colon. The bland diet is only recommended for short-term healing.