Diet Plan for Endometriosis

Diet Plan for Endometriosis
Diet Charts
May 2019

DIET CHART FOR ENDOMETRIOSIS EARLY-MORNING Amla juice / Herbal tea / Barley water / Wheatgrass Juice BREAKFAST Broken wheat porridge (Veg / Sweet Dalia) / Veg Oats / Veg Semolina (veg upma) / Veg Poha (Rice flakes) / Veg Idli / Vermicelli (Sewian) / Besan pancake (gram flour) / Chapatti with veg or Dal / 1- Egg white portion only MID-MORNING Fruit / Coconut water / Herbal tea / Green tea LUNCH Boiled Rice / Wheat flour Chapatti / Vegetable + Dal / Steamed Salad EVENING Sprouts / Green tea / Soup (Home-made) / Herbal tea / Roasted chickpea / Rice flakes snack DINNER Chapatti / Vegetable + Dal + Steamed salad

DIET INSTRUCTIONS CEREALS Cereals to be consumed Whole grains cereals, Whole wheat, Oatmeal, Quinoa, Barley, Millet, Multigrain, Rice flakes, Puffed rice, Corn, Brown rice Cereals to be avoided White refined flour, White rice and refined grains FRUITS Fruits to be consumed Banana, Prunes, Papaya, Avocado, Cherries, Figs, Apples, Amla, Pear, Pomegranate, Apricot. Fruits to be avoided All canned and packaged fruits VEGETABLES Vegetables to be consumed Beans, Sprouts, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Cabbage, Brussels sprouts, Beat, Onion, Garlic, Artichokes, Carrots, Spinach, Kale, Peas, Turnips, Lettuce, Bottle gourd, Bitter gourd, Ridge gourd, Pumpkin, Coriander leaves, Fenugreek leaves, Mustard greens, Chicory, Winter squash, Mushroom. Vegetables to be avoided Overcooked, Fried, Baked and frozen Vegetables PULSES Pulses to be consumed All whole pulses, Lentils and Legumes Pulses to be avoided Dried and frozen pulses DAIRY PRODUCTS Dairy Products to be consumed Soya milk, Tofu Dairy Products to be avoided Milk and its products, Whole milk and cream, Full-fat yogurt, Cream cheese, Condensed milk SPICES Spices to be consumed Cumin, Fennel, Coriander, Salt, Thyme, Turmeric, Ginger, Black Pepper, Fenugreek seeds, Mustard seeds (in moderate quantity) Spices to be avoided Red chilies and Green chilies DRINKS Drinks to be consumed Coconut water, Fat-free homemade soups, Green juice, Herbal tea, Beetroot juice, Aloe Vera juice, Barley water, Wheatgrass juice, Gooseberry juice, Pumpkin juice, Pomegranate juice, Dandelion tea Drinks to be avoided Whole milk drinks, Cream based liqueurs, Canned soup and packaged soup, Alcohol, Sweetened drinks, Squashes, Hot chocolate drinks, Coffee, Tea FLESH FOODS Flesh Foods to be consumed Egg white only, Lean meat, Skinless chicken, Grilled or roasted fish (0ccasionally) Flesh Foods to be avoided Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Lean beef, Pork, Lamb, Ham, Very lean minced meat, Turkey, Rabbit, Mutton, Duck, Hot dogs, Organ meat like Liver, Kidney and Chest, Red meat, Dark meat poultry, Smoked and canned fish. SEEDS AND DRY FRUITS Dry Fruits to be consumed Almond, Walnuts, Figs, Brazil nuts, Flax seeds, Pumpkin seeds Dry Fruits to be avoided Peanuts, Raisins, Pistachio, Cashew nuts OILS Oils to be consumed Cow ghee, Olive oil, Canola oil, Fish oil, Mustard oil Oils to be avoided Hydrogenated oil, Butter, Palm oil, OTHER FOODS Other Foods to be consumed Homemade only, Jaggery, Honey Other Foods to be avoided All bakery products or processed foods, Sauces, Fruit jellies, Jams, Mayonnaise, White sugar, Ice-cream, Coconut bar, Chutneys, Pickles, Junk food, Deep fried foods, All Spicy foods, Too much salty food, Frozen food.
LIFESTYLE AND DIETARY TIPS Walk for at least 30-45 min is recommended. Whole fruit should be preferred to fruit juices. Water intake should be increased at least 8-10 glass regularly Herbal Tea- Boil 1/2 tsp each of fennel, coriander, cumin in 3 cups of water till it's reduced to 1 cup. Soaked Almond- 5 pieces Note - So, we have listed all the essential food items that are good for women with endometriosis. So do not forget to include these in your diet.