Bland diet: The What and The Whysby Howard Shen | on February 27, 2012Bland diet amidst by its name is not the typical diet we know intended for weight reduction orweight management. In simple terms, it’s the diet prescribed to people who have special healthconcerns such as stomach ulcers, bowel movement problems, excessive gas, nausea andvomiting. In addition, it is usually given to those who undergo intestinal surgery.What is Bland Diet and Why?Bland diet consists of food with soft texture that provides ease of digestion and with low residueand only lightly seasoned. Thus it is given to those with stomach health issues for the reason thatit neither causes any irritation to the stomach lining nor lead to stomach acid production.What You Need To Know More with Bland DietIf ever in some instances you got some stomach upset or any stomach related problem and youjust got yourself in a bland diet, here is what you need to know.1. Avoid FryingThe target or goal of bland diet is to remove the food that causes acid production and systemupset. So frying your food might cause the irritation more.
2. Dairy Products or Milk Is OkayBecause milk products are soft in texture by nature, then you’ll not be having problems ofstopping it unless if lactose intolerance is the main cause for your stomach upset.• Cream cheese is most likely the ideal dairy product for bland diet.• Cottage cheese is commonly used on bland diet as base ingredient even those that are lactoseintolerant can tolerate this.• Creamed soup and plain milk can be an addition.• Ice cream as well can be added, your most favourite bland food as I can say.3. Choosing the Right Vegetables• Go for mild steamed / boiled vegetables as these are easy to digest.• Tomatoes on the other hand can have digestive reactions so avoid this for a while.• Set aside grassy vegetable (e.g. cabbage, green peppers, onions and turnips especially rawvegetables) first and avoid these during the diet.4. Fruit Needs to be CookedAs strange as this could be, cooking fruits might be the best idea because sometimes fresh fruitscan cause problems. Citrus on the other hand is acidic definitely it could cause a little burn in thestomach.5. Examplse of Carbs and Proteins• Breads and crackers without the seed or whole grains.• Settle with saltines• Potatoes and rice but no frying• Poached eggs instead of fried-egg• Lean Meat—crisp bacon blotted first in a paper towel to remove excess fat. Click here to view a short but weird video about Bland diet showing surprising foods and tips to lose abdominal fatP.S Who else wants to work with bestselling author and make$700-$1,000/mo writing reviewslike this spending 30mins a day. Click hereThis entry was posted in Weight LossTags: Bland diet
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