This guide provides some basic information about the effects ostomy surgery has on digestion and food absorption.
The majority of foods impacting individuals with IBD have the same impacts on those with either an ileostomy or colostomy. There are some foods that impact only one or the other.
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 digestive system.
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