Food Categories Recommended Diet in Ulcerative Colitis
Avoided Diet in Ulcerative Colitis
Milk Products Paneer, buttermilk, Curd Milk
Vegetables Gourd, Cauliflower, Potato,
Brinjal, Carrot, Pumpkin
Raw Salads, Okara, Arbi, Cabbage
Capsicum, Sarsosag, Methi, Raddish.
Fruits Water Melon, Apple, Banana, Papaya, Chikkoo Guava, Grapes, Mango
Drink Nimbu Pani, Lemon Water, Filtered /Boiled Water, Mausami Juice, Tea with Little Milk, Orange Juice, Pomegranate Juice Soft drinks & Cold Drinks, Alcohol, Milk Shake, Coffee.
Nuts Dried Raisin, Almonds (Socked / Peeled) Chilgosa, Ground Nut, Cashew Nut, Walnut, Jaggr.
Sauces Coconut Chutney, Mint Chutney Tomato Ketchup, Vinegar, Green Chillies, All Type Of Pickles.
Grains Black Gram Flour, Boiled Rice, Wheat Flour, Corn Flour, Roasted Bread Popcorn.
Oils Coconut Oil, Butter, Pure and Vanaspati Ghee, Refined Oil Til Oil and Mustard Oil.
Non-Veg Roasted Chicken, Boiled Eggs 1-2/ Week Meat, Fish

Foods to be avoided in active Rakta Atisara ( Ulcerative Colitis ) diet

There are a number of foods, which are best avoided during a flare up of Ulcerative Colitis diet – or when Colitis is active (i.e. blood or mucous in the stools). These are mainly foods that include either high amount of insoluble fiber or very high amounts of dairy fats:

  • Sweet Corn
  • Mushrooms
  • Broccoli
  • High Bran fiber items – such as whole meal bread, and high fiber cereal
  • Tomatoes – especially the seeds
  • Soya Protein
  • Cabbage/sprouts
  • Cauliflower
  • Onions – Especially raw onions
  • Cheese/cream (tends to cause excess acid/irritation in the gut)

For Ulcerative colitis diet management, Nutrition is very important to prevent malnutrition and extreme weight loss.