Hemorrhoids (also known as piles) is caused due to constipation, lack of water, obesity, food habits, a low-fiber diet, sedentary lifestyle, stress etc.
Ayurhoids helps to get relief from hemorrhoids naturally. Along with Ayurhoids, a fiber-rich diet is also necessary so as to get the best results and heal completely.
Following are the food items that should be consumed while suffering from hemorrhoids:-
- Green Leafy Vegetables
Vegetables are very effective in treating piles as they are great sources of insoluble as well as soluble fiber. Eating vegetables high in soluble fiber adds bulk to provide you with larger, softer stool. As most people include vegetables into their daily diet already, piles patient has to incorporate just a bit more vegetables. Green leafy vegetables are high in antioxidants and nutrients thus are good for digestion. Eat plenty of spinach, kale, cabbage, asparagus, broccoli, tomatoes, bitter gourd, cauliflower, onions, cucumber, pumpkin, radish, carrots, celery and zucchini.
- Whole Grain Foods
Whole grains are a source of multiple nutrients and dietary fiber. Barley (wheat), brown rice, buckwheat, bulgur (cracked wheat), millet (jowar), oatmeal, popcorn, whole-wheat bread, pasta or crackers. By supplying high dietary fiber content, as part of a generally healthy diet, consumption of whole grains is associated with lower risk of several diseases.
- Fresh Fruits
Fruits are a great source of fiber hence helping to heal hemorrhoids with regular consumption. Fruits like raspberries, apples, bananas, blackberry, avocado, strawberries, blueberries, papaya, watermelon, pears, grapes and figs help in the best way to heal hemorrhoids with their natural qualities.
- Beans and Legumes
Beans are high in protein, complex carbohydrates, folate, and iron. Beans also have significant amounts of fiber and soluble fiber. Barley, chickpeas, peas, kidney beans, soya beans and lentils should be consumed. Also nuts like almonds, hazelnuts and walnuts help to heal hemorrhoids.
Most importantly, drinking plenty of water helps for the stools to pass easily without any strain. Ideally, 3-4 liters of water each day must be consumed for better digestion and easy defecation. Drinking buttermilk, saturated milk and having yogurt also help for the same.
- Spices and Herbs
Herbs and Spices have antibacterial and antiviral properties and many are high in B-vitamins and trace minerals. Cumin, turmeric, mint, fennel, coriander, and carom (ajwain) should be used in making food for healing hemorrhoids.
Consuming the food items mentioned above during and after hemorrhoids, will help to get rid of hemorrhoids faster and improve the body system and will also avoid the occurrence of hemorrhoids.
It is important to have a control on food habits so as to not develop health issues that may lead to severe problems in the future.