Diarrhea is defined as> 3 bowel movements per day in adults and> 5 bowel movements in infants.
A distinction is made between 2 forms:
1) Acute diarrhea (sudden onset, lasts a few days)
2) Chronic diarrhea (duration:> 4 weeks at a time, recurring)
›Too much: unripe fruit / cold / fatty / alcohol
›Medication (e.g. aspirin)
›Malabsorption syndromes (lactose, fructose, gluten), pancreatic insufficiency, food allergies ...
Why is nutritional therapy important?
The nutritional therapy helps you to alleviate the symptoms, to strengthen the consistency of the bowel movements, To supply you with sufficient electrolytes (= minerals sodium and potassium) so that your circulation remains stable.
Diarrhea is often associated with abdominal complaints such as abdominal pain, malaise and a feeling of fullness.
Nutritional therapy support through:
Spasmolytic teas (have an antispasmodic effect)
carminative teas (have a flatulence-inducing effect)
Acute diarrhea: Symptomatic therapy:
1. Oral rehydration: 1-2 days, goal: fluid and electrolyte replacement:
2. Individual diet for realimentation (1-2 days): Constipating foods
3.Diet with malassimilation: low-fiber diet (max. 10-15 g fiber per day)
4. Diet structure for light whole food and finally whole food (> 30 g fiber per day)
Classification of your weight - definition and classification of weight in relation to height.
Special percentile curves apply to children and adolescents; the BMI cannot simply be used here.
BMI and interpretation: BMI: body mass index. Formula: Body weight in kg : (body height in m) 2
Normal weight: 18.5 - 24.9
Overweight = pre-obesity: 25-29.9
Obesity grade I: 30 - 34.9
Obesity grade II: 35-39.9
Obesity grade III:> 40 = per magna
Add fluids and electrolytes as required
Digestible, constipating food selection (recommendations for foods containing tannin and high in pectin lead to a thickening of the stool)
Holistic therapy - do you have any comorbidities that need to be taken into account during the consultation?
Body weight: Weight reduction is recommended if you are overweight / obese.
Avoid micronutrient deficiencies and mineral deficiencies & possibly counteract them with nutrient preparations
Prevent protein deficiency
Which nutrients do I need in which ratio?
Add fiber (10-15g / day) level 3, from level 4 (30 g fiber per day)
Sufficient fluid: total fluid per day: 30 - 35 ml per kg body weight and day. Attention, this is not just a drinking liquid. The liquid from food (approx. 500 - 800 ml) must still be subtracted from this so that a quantity of> 2 l drinking liquid is created.
add valuable anti-carcinogenic (anti-cancer) secondary plant substances
A selection of foods tailored to your needs with cooking and technical information (for breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner)
Do you like to eat your warm meal in the evening? I am happy to cater to your individual situation and we will create a plan on how you can implement your wholesome diet into your everyday life.
Overall fat selection, how should it be designed?
which oils are good for me? What should I watch out for in relation to the anti-inflammatory diet?
How much fat spread (butter / margarine / vegetable fat) can I use and which products are recommended?
Get enough Omgea-3 fatty acids and essential fatty acids
How can I boost and support my metabolism with natural foods?
Coordinate sensible meal frequency for your individual case - meal allocation
What do I have to look out for when choosing animal foods?
How many animal foods (e.g. meat products, milk and dairy products, cheese, fish products, eggs) are recommended?
Define the desired weight stabilization / normalization & the estimated period for this
what should be considered with beverages and alcoholic beverages?
How does exercise affect your body and thus also your diet?
Avoid blood sugar fluctuations
Sweetening foods - sweeteners, glucose, fructose, sugar and sugar substitutes, what can I use and in what quantities? How high is the respective sweetness of the different products?
what should be considered when baking and cooking?
what are cheap snacks / main meals
Eating out - what should you watch out for?
Vacation, boat trip or hospital stay, what should be considered?
Flatulence, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, heartburn, loss of appetite, pain related to eating, what can I do about it?
Daily plans as an example for practical implementation in everyday life
Optimizing your eating situation
long-term maintenance of a jointly defined weight
Strengthen the stomach and intestines with natural foods
Additional therapy options
Dietetic products in support of nutritional therapy
Food supplements - under certain circumstances, a supplement can be useful
and other topics
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