Diet For Ulcers
The diet for ulcers has changed over the years.
We now know a lot more about the
causes of ulcers
and can more easily find a
natural cure for ulcers.
I remember when I was about 12 my mother had a stomach ulcer and she was doubled over in pain.
At that time she was told to drink a lot of milk as that was thought to coat the stomach and neutralize acidity. But
milk actually increases the production of stomach acid and can increase the occurrence of ulcers. Almond, rice or soy milk are good alternatives.
As for any illness
eating a healthy diet
is of the utmost importance!
Stomach ulcers diet
Eat plenty of dark leafy green vegetables as they contain vitamin K which helps in healing and is usually lacking in people with
Avoid all drinks that irritate the stomach:
Refined carbohydrates and anything containing them. ie. white flour, white pasta, white rice
Salt and sugar increase stomach acid.
Sip distilled water with a bit of lemon juice added.
Eat frequent small meals.
Many believe that food allergies may be a cause of ulcers so be aware of what foods trigger your symptoms.
Drink a large glass of water to dilute stomach acid.
If symptoms are severe, eat soft foods, avocados, bananas, potatoes, squash, yams. Put steamed vegetables in a blender.
Include cabbage juice daily in your diet plan for ulcers: Note, not for those who have hyperthyroid.
Boiled Cabbage Juice:
Boil a cabbage (preferably organic) in 5 to 6 cups of pure water, drink throughout the day. Do not re-heat.
Cabbage Juice in the Juicer:
1/4 to 1/2 head cabbage
1 apple or 2 carrots
1/4 cup pure water
1. Thoroughly wash the vegetables and fruit. Peel the apple and carrots if they are not organic. Cut in pieces to fit into the
2. Process the fruit and vegetables in the juicer. Add the water and drink immediately. Do not allow to stand so as to not lose its benefits.1
Ensure that you are doing everything you can to
help your digestive system.
Follow this diet for ulcers and feel free to
book a consultattion
with me to ensure your success with your natural cure for ulcers.
1. Balch, A. Phyllis. CNC Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fourth Edition
(New York: Penguin Group, 2006) 797.
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