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Ostomy Recipes

Ostomy patients must maintain a well balanced diet including vegetables, fruits, dairy products, meats, fish, poultry, legumes, cereals, bread, and liquids. Learn to see how you react to different foods, and eventually exclude some from your diet. Your objective is to avoid stoma blockages and reduce odors, gases, constipation, and diarrhea. The recipes below might help you with some ideas. Enjoy and chew, always chew.

Anise is an annual herb that is about 50 cm high and are subject to ground through a fusiform root. The round stem branches at the top... read more
Anise tea
For Colostomy and Urostomy Patients to Prevent Constipation

As much as possible we would like to prevent hard stools that can cause blockage in stomas. When we have hard stool that is hard to pass... read more
Hearty vegetable soup
Fiber-rich Recipe to Help Ostomates Prevent Watery Stool

Watery stool can be a nasty business because it can be quite messy to clean up. In order to have stool that is well formed, ostomates need... read more
Chop Suey / Asian
Tummy Friendly Recipe for Preventing Diarrhea for Ostomates

The key to preventing diarrhea is to eat food that is low in fiber. Fiber, while good for the body, may also cause digestive track irritations... read more
Young Green Peas, Carrots and Beetroot Salad in Light Sesame Soy Dressing
A No-blockage Pasta Dish for Ostomates

As much as possible, ostomates should steer clear of foods that can cause blockage. Foods that cause blockage are those that are too... read more
Grilled baby tomatoes, bacon and fresh basil pasta
Everyday Ostomy Friendly Recipe

Sometimes a dish does not serve any particular special purpose for an ostomate, it simply tastes good! This recipe will cause no... read more
Orzo in butternut squash, sage and rosemary
Ileostomates experiencing mild diarrhea. The cranberry sauce is to counter odor producing ingredients.

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Peanut Butter Turkey Burgers
Recipe for Ostomy Patients: Boosting Potassium and Sodium Intake

Ostomy patients a higher likelihood of losing potassium and sodium that those with normally functioning digestive systems. Potassium is beneficial to the... read more
Sauteed baby potatoes, bacon and mushrooms
Lean Meat Recipe for Boosting Potassium and Sodium Intake

Ostomy patients are at risk of lower than usual potassium levels known as hypokalemia. Potassium... read more
Tenderloin Steak with Mushroom Gravy