Diet and Nutrition Guide (PDF from Inc)

This guide provides some basic information about the effects ostomy surgery has on digestion and food .

Foods ( Canada)

The majority of foods impacting individuals with IBD have the same impacts on those with either an or colostomy. There are some foods that impact only one or the other.


Ileoanal  (The J-Pouch Group)

Below are listed guidelines that can assist you in maintaining good nutrition and enable your body to adapt as easily as possible to it’s new anatomy and .

Ostomates Food Reference Chart (PDF from United Ostomy Association Inc)

Listed on this chart are some general guidelines related to the effects of foods after

ostomy surgery.

About Robert Hill

I founded IDEAS Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society, from my home base in Vancouver, British Columbia. Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society IDEAS is established to raise public awareness of intestinal diseases in order to help remove the stigmas associated with these illnesses. The programs of IDEAS help children, youth and young adults learn to live full lives, find acceptance and gain confidence.

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