Ostomy Problems Diet
Dietary guidelines for intestinal ostomies include:
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Chew your food slowly and completely.
- Foods that are not completely digested may be seen in the ostomy bag: this is normal.
- Depending on the ostomy location, certain foods may contribute to excess gas or loose stools.
Foods that may cause excessive gas include:
- Apple juice
- Brussel sprouts
- Dried peas and beans
- Egg plant
- Fried foods
- Green peppers
- Oat bran
- Prune juice
- Raw fruits and vegetables
- Soluble fiber
- Soy beans
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