Refer to the foods used for the colitis diet below to help the condition get better.
Colitis is a disease of the digestive tract, manifested by symptoms such as flatulence, abdominal distension, constipation, etc., due to damage to the lining of the digestive tract. Using antibiotics and anti-inflammatory is the most common way to treat colitis, but besides that, you must know how to combine it with eating to improve the condition of the disease better. The following are very good foods for people who are suffering from inflammatory bowel disease.
* Yogurt .
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Yogurt is very effective in enhancing beneficial bacteria in the intestines. Imbalance of intestinal bacteria is one of the causes of colitis. Yogurt contains many beneficial bacteria probioti, which will help rebalance the bacterial environment, so you should maintain to eat 1-2 jars of yogurt per day to improve the disease.
* Aloe (aloe vera).
Scientists have proven that aloe vera can help treat acute colitis due to its anti-inflammatory, laxative, and wound-healing properties.
Tips for treating colitis with aloe vera: take 5 fresh aloe vera leaves, peeled, puree with 500ml of honey. Drink 2-3 times a day, each time 30ml. You can also add 1-2 teaspoons of turmeric powder to aloe vera juice. Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin that acts as a very effective anti-inflammatory.
* Feather apricot leaves.
According to oriental medicine, apricot leaves are not only a common vegetable but also have extremely useful medicinal effects. In this type of leaf contains chemical components such as protein, vitamin C, natural essential oils … works in preventing the growth of some bacteria that are harmful to the colon, moreover it also works against colonic spasms.
* Yam .
This is also a good food that people with colitis should include in their daily diet to treat the disease. Eating boiled sweet potatoes 4-5 times a week will help improve colitis as well as digestive diseases. The reason is because sweet potatoes contain fiber and vitamins such as B6, C, manganese, … which are essential for the intestinal tract.
* Honey .
One food that can’t be ignored in the treatment of colitis is honey. Honey contains many vitamins, minerals and organic acids. It has a laxative and wound-healing effect, helping to improve the immune system. In addition, it also enhances digestive function, helping patients avoid symptoms of indigestion and bloating. You can drink directly 1-2 tablespoons of honey before meals or use in combination with other foods such as black sesame, aloe vera, … to increase the effect.
* Chrysanthemum tea .
With properties that relieve pain quickly thanks to the antispasmodic effect of the colon. Chamomile tea has become a familiar food for many people to treat colitis. In addition, chamomile tea can also treat flatulence, constipation and digestive disorders. Therefore, you should drink chamomile tea daily to better treat and prevent colitis.