It often occurs as a regional or widespread rash on the gastric mucosa. Alcohol, cigarettes, various drugs, stress, etc. Our nutritional habits, as well as other factors, play a very important role in the formation and course of the disease. Our food choices are of great importance in its treatment. Consuming the wrong food at meals is as wrong as frequent hunger that lasts a long time during the day.

Gastritis is a treatable condition. Nowadays, many people who do not eat healthy complain about stomach pain.

Dyt. from Meltem Hospital Nutrition and Diet Unit. Rabia Gül KEPEKÇİ talked about the mistakes we make and how we can cope with pain with healthy eating options:

“We should not stay hungry. We should consume breakfast, lunch and dinner regularly, with similar amounts of food, at similar times every day. Eating snacks during the day will prevent excessive food consumption at the next meal. We can have these snacks with fruits. (choose ripe fruits, peel the skins) ) Instead of consuming fruit with meals, fruit consumed 2 hours after the meal will balance our blood sugar and ensure that we do not feel hungry. The first food or drink that enters our stomach should not be too hot or too cold.”

Acidic foods and drinks…
Dyt. Rabia Gül KEPEKÇİ states that acidic foods and drinks also harm the stomach and adds:

Such foods include citrus fruits such as oranges, tangerines, grapefruits, tomatoes, etc. There are foods with high acid content. When we consume the juice of these fruits, the acidity we get will increase. Likewise, acidic and cola drinks and ready-made fruit juices harm the stomach.

Strong tea and coffee are a group that should not be consumed frequently and in large amounts on an empty stomach. Since this group has stomach-stimulating, irritating and stomach acid secretion-increasing effects, it should not be included in the treatment of gastritis. KEPEKÇİ also points out that the foods consumed are often hot, spicy, salty and high in fat, which causes stomach irritation and increases complaints:

“People with gastritis should not use hot spices and should not consume salty foods such as pickles, pickles, etc. Fried foods in oil, foods with oily sauces, foods containing high fat such as mayonnaise, cream, cream, and chocolate are the food groups that make digestion difficult and increase gastritis-related complaints. Sugar. “Those who do not have the disease can start the day by adding 1 teaspoon of honey to a glass of warm water, this will relax the stomach.”

Spend more time eating
Eat sitting at the table, not standing up. Rushing harms stomach function. Physician Rabia Gül KEPEKÇİ, who says that you should spare more time for yourself and turn eating into a moment of pleasure rather than an obligation, summarizes the one-day nutrition programs for gastritis patients as follows:

“It will not be a problem to have breakfast in the morning by consuming low-fat white cheese, white bread, a teaspoon of honey for those who do not have a sugar-related disease, and drinking light tea or herbal fruit teas.

For lunch and dinner, soups that do not cause gas such as yayla and noodles, well-cooked vegetable dishes that do not cause gas (except for vegetables such as cauliflower, broccoli, celery, radish, etc.), or meat dishes cooked using one of the grilling, boiling, steaming, oven methods, low-fat rice or You can consume pasta and white bread groups.

You can consume the fruits without peel, by baking them in the oven or in the form of compote during snacks during periods when complaints are very intense. You can also have a small breakfast with a slice of bread, white cheese and herbal teas as a snack.

Do not consume raw vegetables and fruits as much as possible during periods when complaints are intense. You can then consume it as a small salad alongside your cooked vegetable or meat dishes. You can eliminate different foods (such as milk and yoghurt) that bother you from your diet for a while.