What can eat a diagnosed person of Diverticulosis?
The diverticulosis is a process by which throughout the gastrodigestivo tract small cavities form or âbagsâ. These, mainly, form in the part of colon or heavy intestine.
The reasons by which these cavities take place are very diverse and they are not absolutely clear, although if certain factors have been identified, eg: the changes or difficulties that undergo the movements of the internal (intestinal motilidad), the aging of the internal, the increase of the pressure within the colon or a little fiber ingestion through the diet.
Once these cavities or âbagsâ form, they last in the time, that is to say, the intestine does not return to its original state and in these cavities they are possible to be accumulated faecal material. This accumulated material is susceptible to be fermented by the bacteria of the colon, giving rise thus to the inflammation of the diverticulosis, and causing an diverticulitis, which can derive in serious cases of intestinal perforation.
It is by this, that the prevention of the formation of diverticulaÂ sets out as basic; habiÃ©ndose identified as main protective factor carrying out a sufficient fiber feeding, with a minimum ingestion of 25 g of fiber to the day.
On the other hand, once the diverticulum has formed, is necessary to pay attention to certain factors:
- To reduce the pressure within the colon.
- To increase the intestinal transit.
- To avoid the accumulation of nondigestible material in the diverticulum.
For it, the majority of consulted studies proposes the increase of the fiber consumption, which increases the size of lees and accelerates the intestinal transit. With this reason, about would be due to ingest approximately 35 g of fiber to the day, being tried to avoid those especially filamentous or ligneous fibers (leek, cabbage, thistle) or those foods with seeds, as the tomato, or the whole maize.
However, he is interestingÂ to include foods with significant quantities of insoluble fiber, which can be crushed and be consumed in the form of creams or purees, since of this form they are much more digestible.
Â Also, a reduction of the consumption of red meats and greasy products is recommended generally, including oils and butters. As also a correct hydration is affected the necessity of the habitual practice of physical exercise and, to improve of this form the intestinal transit.
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