The best advice we can give you on the proper diet is to “listen to your body“. It will tell you what is good and bad for it. Just remember what you gave it and the messages it sends you after.
The base nutrition dish in our opinion in vegetable juice. It will give your body the base nourish. Use this recipe as the basis food, and add additional food type gradually. Do listen to your body feedback.
Healthy, natural, non-fatty, and unprocessed food should be the main part of the diet. This will help prevent waste by-products of digestion from building-up and getting trapped inside the intestines. There will be less chance for inflammation to develop.
Blended soups, liquid diet, and herbal teas made from herbs will help the bowels to rest and recover from the stress caused by diverticulosis. Some vegetables will help increase plant fiber content. This will help to clean the bowels and form stools that are easier to pass out. Use a blender or food processor to break down the fiber and make it easier to digest.
Adding vitamins, minerals, and antioxidant supplements will greatly help recovering patients. This is highly recommended through a protocol developed by Dr. Daniel Cobbs. This was created to help heal diseased arteries promoting the formation of collagen for healing. The same positive effect can happen to patients suffering from diverticulosis.
Some types of food have special properties to aid the patient’s recovery. These are the probiotics, prebiotics and herbs. Eating them regularly will help to reduce inflammation and control bad bacteria. The quantity and diet schedule can be adjusted depending on the patient.
However, diverticulosis patients must avoid certain foods which produce the opposite effect. Factory-processed and fatty fast foods can worsen symptoms by sticking to bowel walls and get trapped in the “pouches.”
Some drinks like alcohol and too much coffee can also irritate the bowel walls and promote inflammation. Beer is made from grain can increase the build of gas within the intestines. Milk could also cause this. Both hinder proper digestion and complicates diverticulosis.
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