What can you eat and drink during poisoning?
Poisoning is a very common and extremely unpleasant problem. The possibility and danger of encountering it haunts the modern man at his heels - from not washed hands, non-observance of the modes of cooking and storing food and up to all sorts of microbial or chemical reasons. Serious clinical manifestations or malaise in children force (compel) to seek medical help. In the case of a light current, "return to the form" will help rest and a proper diet - drinking and appropriate products.
General recommendations for food poisoning
A gentle eating regime and abundant drink are directed at combating dehydration and detoxification from the body of the affected person, reducing the load during the functioning of the alimentary canal and returning to its normal work.
Gastric lavage and the use of medications (activated charcoal, Smecta, Regidron and others) remove food residues and decay products, thereby eliminating the cause of the pathological condition and accelerating recovery.
Products with poisonous properties
There are a number of questions that are most often asked when poisoning. In order to help the patient and his family, a list of them with an affirmative answer is made - "yes", given some details:
- Whether it is possible to drink mineral water at poisoning - table mineral water it is possible to use, but it is obligatory without gas that not to irritate mucous a stomach;
- Whether it is possible to drink a camomile at a poisoning - its broth has anti-inflammatory and calming function, favorably influences an organism of the patient and improves state of health;
- Whether it is possible to drink tea at a poisoning - even it is necessary, since the remission of symptoms of the disease, green and / or weak black, preferably sweet decoction of rose hips;
- Whether it is possible at a poisoning there are apples - it is better to use baked or as a puree from sweet and sour varieties, they stimulate appetite and promote recovery.
What products to refuse from poisoning?
In addition to the popular opinion about the undeniable benefits of some products, the reverse arguments and their explanation are given below.
- Whether it is possible to drink milk at a poisoning - at microbic poisonings it exclude from a ration for the term of the acute period. Milk not only does not bind toxins and does not contribute to their elimination, but also leads to irritation of the mucosa of the food tract and can exacerbate manifestations - nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and flatulence (bloating). In addition, the increased fat content and the probability of spoiling without adequate storage, uniquely remove the milk from the useful list. Poisoning with chemicals (household chemicals) is a threat to the integrity of the walls of the esophagus and stomach (surface and perforated ulcers). The use of milk will only increase the likelihood of developing peritonitis (intraperitoneal inflammation). In the case of counteraction to heavy metals, it is proved that milk binds iron, otherwise - its benefits are not confirmed.
- Whether yogurt can be poisoned - refuse doctors advise not only on whole milk, but also on fermented milk products (yogurt, kefir) and stick without dairy for at least 3 days.
- Whether it is possible to eat eggs at a poisoning - they concern to products of an animal origin and demand special efforts for digestion. Therefore, from the 5th day after the stabilization of the state of the egg, one can eat only in the form of a paired omelet, in a fried or boiled state it is allowed to be used after 2-3 weeks.
- Can honey be poisoned - like other sweets, honey causes fermentation processes that have a negative impact on the affected food tract.
- Whether it is possible to eat fruit at a poisoning - the majority of raw vegetables and fruit is not recommended for eating with food intoxication, except bananas. They are easily digested, contain a small amount of fruit acids, without irritating the food tract, weakened and damaged by poisoning. In addition, the high content of potassium in bananas helps restore lost strength. You can eat them when you have an appetite. To relatively light products are mashed potatoes from pears and apples. Prepare it with a blender or a very fine grater and in small portions included in the diet of the patient.
It is definitely forbidden (not recommended) to have sharp and roasted, canned and smoked, fatty and sweet foods, coffee and cocoa, heavy cereals (barley, pearl and millet), milk and citrus in the menu of the patient. They aggravate the course of the disease and lead to an aggravation of the process.
What You Can Drink for Poisoning
- It is recommended to receive water - purified or boiled, mineral, without gas, in fractions.
- With a more complex course of the disease, it is justified to refuse to eat in the first day and focus on drinking and taking medications that relieve the toxicosis phenomenon.
- In simple cases - unsweetened crackers and tea, you can sweet.
- With the emergence of a feeling of hunger - vegetable decoctions or mucous soups.
Drink in small portions and often, preferably a warm (not hot) liquid.
What can you drink while poisoning, in addition to water, to patients without pronounced symptoms:
- sweet green or black tea;
- dried fruits compote;
- herbal decoctions - dog rose, chamomile, dill;
- cereal broths - rice or buckwheat.
They "start the work" of the digestive system, normalize the water-electrolyte balance and help to remove symptoms of intoxication. In the future, the patient is offered a weak lean broth to restore strength.
What you can eat when poisoning
What to consider when drawing up the menu for the victim, what foods can be eaten during poisoning:
- crackers and biscuit (dry) cookies;
- light porridge (buckwheat or rice) on the water;
- lean (vegetable) puree soups;
- not acidic fruits (apples, bananas, pears) - preferably in boiled or baked;
- boiled lean meat and fish with stabilization of the state (no earlier than the 5th day);
- curd soufflé or casserole (after the 5th day).
It is also advisable to adhere to the principles of fractional (small portions) and frequent (every 2-3 hours) meals exclusively with freshly prepared dishes from the permitted products. Cook should be steamed or boiled, preferably before serving bring to a liquid or puree consistency.
Thus, a strict diet should be adhered to at least 3-4 days after poisoning, and then up to two weeks not to use prohibited foods.
Adherence to the appropriate drinking and nutrition regimen, the use of medication as necessary, proper rest contribute to the rapid recovery and restoration of the work of the food tract, including the function of the liver and gallbladder.