Diet for pancreatitis in adults and children

Pancreatitis is a disease of the pancreas. It becomes inflamed due to metabolic disorders. A similar picture may occur due to the abuse of alcohol and fatty foods. One of the causes of pancreatitis can also be a lifestyle that does not differ in mobility. The function of the pancreas in the body is very important - it forms insulin, as well as special enzymes that help the liver in the processing of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. A more complex scenario of the course of the disease is likely: the occurrence of gallstone disease. In any case, the main treatment is a diet for pancreatitis in adults.

Meals must be fractional - about 6 small portions throughout the day. It is necessary to limit daily fat intake - no more than 60 grams. Discard lamb and pork completely. Also try to completely eliminate or at least significantly limit simple carbohydrates - sweet. Strictly monitor the volume of servings, as in no case should you allow overeating. The pancreas is inflamed, and with additional volumes you only worsen its condition. The diet for pancreatitis in children and adults involves eating food only in a warm form. Try to keep the taste of food neutral, that is, avoid sour, salty, spicy and sweet. An important condition is the method of cooking. Steaming, baking in the oven or stewing is recommended. Strictly avoid fried, canned, grilled, or barbecue foods. Exclude from the diet: alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, fruit juices, hot peppers, cabbage, beef, raw onions and garlic. Do not eat ice cream or pastry.

The diet for pancreatitis in adults involves the consumption of the following foods.

- Vegetable soup puree gives the body antioxidants, vitamins, minerals. This dish is perfectly absorbed and does not create a large load on the pancreas. If the exacerbation of the disease was only recently, then try not to eat raw vegetables. It is advisable to consume them only in processed form.

- The diet for pancreatitis in adults allows the consumption of lean meat: chicken, rabbit, turkey, veal. Such meat contains proteins, zinc, iron, essential amino acids. Only boiled or steamed meat is allowed.

- Fish will perfectly complement your menu. It should also be baked or steamed.

- Eggs are another source of amino acids and protein needed by the pancreas.

- Dairy products, especially kefir, fat-free yogurt , cheese, will be useful . They contain active probiotics that aid digestion. Their use is prohibited at the time of exacerbation of pancreatitis, but in the chronic stage, you can safely enjoy dairy products.

- Cereals - complex carbohydrates are useful for pancreatitis. You can season them with olive oil, grape seed oil.

- Oatmeal perfectly "envelops" the surface of the pancreas, and helps to cope with chronic pancreatitis. The diet for pancreatitis in adults recommends oatmeal as the main treatment.

- Herbal tea is the best liquid for pancreatitis. Try not to drink coffee, regular tea, alcoholic drinks and soda.

- Expeller oils must be added to soups, salads, side dishes. This is olive oil, linseed and grape seed.

- Fruits are not recommended to be eaten fresh. Bake them or steam. For example, many people like baked cinnamon apples.

Not only adults suffer from this disease, pancreatitis is often found in children. A child’s diet is similar to an adult’s diet. Parents in this case need to strictly monitor the children, as they are constantly fond of eating something tasty. And tasty is not always healthy.


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