In fact, there is a "Schonkost" actually, it’s not at all and also no diet that is specifically tailored to certain gastro-intestinal diseases or organs, such as the light food for the stomach, bile or liver. This idea of food was hanging on now-obsolete assumptions about how nutrition and gastro-intestinal diseases, and led in many cases to a lack of nutrition.

The term diet is essentially understand so rather historically. Nevertheless, the term is colloquially often used – even by Doctors. Usually is to nowadays, however, the so-called light whole food (or gastroenterological base diet), meant when of diet in gastro-intestinal-problems of the speech is.

Under a light General diet understand diet doctors a balanced, nutritious diet with all necessary nutrients, in the case of man, however, those things omitted, which it is not compatible. Simplified one can say: You may eat whatever one gets straight a’s. And that can, in principle, only by trial and error to find out. For the light whole food so there is no universal recipe – you can individually be very different.

What foods are considered to be rather incompatible?

As tends to be incompatible apply to food, if this more than five percent of the patients gastro-intestinal problems. For a light full diet or light foods should be following foods, for example, tend to avoid:

  • Food heavily fried, roasted, or fried, were
  • Meat, sausage and fish products, when these fat and smoked
  • hard-boiled eggs
  • fat egg dishes
  • Mayonnaise
  • Whole-milk products (such as cream-containing food, fat, full-fat cheese)
  • fats, soups, sauces or Broths
  • Prank or cooking fat in large quantities
  • fresh bread
  • coarse-grained wholemeal bread
  • fresh, fat baked goods
  • blähendes or hard-to-digest vegetables
  • Onion, Garlic,
  • fat-rich vegetable preparations
  • Potato dishes are very fat or fried
  • Nuts, almonds or pistachios
  • unripe fruit
  • Avocados
  • Sweets with a high fat content
  • alcoholic beverages
  • Carbonated drinks (like mineral water with soda, lemonade)
  • ice cold drinks
  • large amounts of hot spices, garlic powder, or onion powder

In addition, the following recommendations to the principles of the light-counting diet:

  • A do you prefer to take multiple small meals (e.g., five) throughout the day instead of a few, but large meals.
  • Eat a varied diet, and rather low in fat.
  • If you do not tolerate certain things, let this way.
  • Make sure you flesh out that this is just browned, light to medium strong.
  • You prefer to use when cooking low-fat and gentle ways, such as Stewing, Steaming or grilling. Also Cooking in the foil or in the microwave are a possibility.
  • You can take you eat at least 30 minutes of your time: eat slowly and chew well.
  • Consume alcohol only in moderation – or better still, Avoid it entirely. They dispense liquor.

In which gastro-intestinal diseases can help food?

Diet or light whole food is not a nutritional therapy – it is not a disease in the stomach-intestinal area to be treated. The diet, however, can help to alleviate gastro-intestinal disorders and to improve the well-being of those Affected, so for example:

  • unknown food intolerances
  • General gastro-intestinal complaints, such as heartburn, bloating, stomach ache, flatulence, Nausea
  • Gastro-Intestinal Infections
  • Inflammation of the stomach mucosa
  • Gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer
  • Irritable stomach
  • Irritable bowel
  • chronic inflammation of the liver (Hepatitis)
  • chronic inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease )

What can be in acute gastro-intestinal complaints food?

In the case of acute gastro-intestinal disorders associated with diarrhoea and vomiting, it may be useful to do without in the short term, more or less, to eat – to drink, but adequate (eg, herbal teas, water). Listen to what your body is, in General, he signals by itself, what to eat and what is not.

Often well-tolerated by the gut in acute gastric ailments, for example:

  • Rusks
  • Toast bread
  • Oatmeal
  • Carrot soup (mild spiced)

At the latest after two to three days you should go back to light full diet or to usual diet, so that no nutrient deficiency sets in.

How long are you allowed to eat food?

Diet or light whole food is designed to ensure that you eat a balanced diet – therefore, it is also suitable for a long-term diet. Because done correctly it takes with this Form of diet all the nutrients needed by the body.

Worse friendly against better tolerated food swap

That you should omit in the case of light food or healthy food, which are more difficult to tolerated, lit. But what can you eat instead? In the following tables you will find some examples, which are often incompatible food you can more easily acceptable exchange.

Milk products

  • Crème fraîche
  • Cream quark in a larger amount
  • spicy cheeses or high-fat cheese with 45 % fat i.Tr., such as veined cheese, hard cheese, Harzer, Mainzer
  • Milk and milk products-3.5 % fat
  • Cream in small quantities
  • mild cut-cheese, soft cheese, processed cheese and cream cheese with max. 45 % fat i.Tr., such as Gouda, Edam, Tilsiter, Brie, Camembert, Mozzarella, cottage cheese, cottage cheese


  • fat, smoked, or seared meat
  • breaded meat
  • with bacon larded Wild
  • Goose
  • Duck
  • fat, poultry skin
  • Veal
  • lean beef
  • lean pork
  • Chicken meat
  • Turkey meat
  • Minced meat
  • Wild, Wild Poultry
  • Rabbit meat
  • Lamb meat
  • Goat meat

Sausage – & Meat products

  • fats, smoked or spicy sausage and meat products, e.g. Salami, fresh sausage
  • Blood sausage
  • Liver sausage
  • Teewurst
  • Sausage
  • raw ham
  • Kassler
  • mild low-fat meats, such as beer, ham, ham, sausage, Lyoner, yellow sausage, Mortadella, meat, cheese, poultry, sausage
  • cooked ham without Fat
  • Corned Beef
  • Sülzwurst
  • cold Roast
  • Vienna Sausages
  • White sausage

Soup & Sauces

  • fats, Bouillon, soups or sauces
  • low-fat Bouillon, soups or sauces

Fish & Fish were

  • Fish with a high fat content, e.g. eel, herring, Herring, sardines, sprats, mackerel, salmon
  • fried fish
  • smoked, pickled, in Oil or in spicy/fatty marinades imported rich put fish or canned food (e.g., herring fillet in different sauces, tuna in Oil)
  • Shells or shellfish
  • fresh or frozen fresh and salt – water fish, such as trout, whitefish, tench, pike, Zander, carp, cod, haddock, redfish, saithe, hake, halibut, turbot, sole, plaice, flounder
  • in own juice on the fish, put it were

Eggs & Egg dishes

  • hard-boiled eggs, as well as resulting from the processing of food, such as egg salad, stuffed eggs
  • Fried egg
  • Mayonnaise
  • soft-boiled eggs
  • soft, low-fat egg dishes, such as eggs, omelets, in dishes processed eggs
  • Scrambled eggs
  • poached eggs


  • Lard
  • Plate fats such as coconut fat, palm kernel fat
  • Butter
  • Diet Margarine, Vegetable Margarine
  • Vegetable oils, such as canola oil, olive oil, sunflower oil, corn oil


  • fresh bread
  • coarse-grain loaves of bread-grain full
  • at least one day old bread, such as rye bread, white bread, toast bread, crisp bread, whole-grain breads made from finely ground grain
  • Wheat bun
  • Rye bread
  • Pretzel

Baked goods

  • fresh yeast cake, raisin cake
  • fats baked goods, such as cream cake, cream cake, cheese cream cake, black forest cake, Sacher cake
  • Fat baked
  • Puff Pastry, Croissant, Danish Pastries
  • Choux pastry
  • Biscuits, cakes without cream, and cream filling
  • light sponge cakes such as lemon cake, marble cake
  • light yeast cakes, such as Apple cake, yeast plait
  • Cake made of Quark-Oil-dough
  • Fruit cake with suitable fruits
  • Meringue
  • Biscuits without any fat-containing fillings and without nuts, such as butter biscuits, butter wreaths
  • Rusks

Dry products

  • whole green spelt, wheat, spelt, and derived meal
  • Whole grain rice
  • polished rice, rice pudding
  • all the noodle places
  • Spaetzle
  • Wheat Semolina, Corn Semolina
  • all types of flour
  • Corn flour, such as corn starch, potato starch
  • Cereals such as rice flakes, rolled oats (tender), corn flakes
  • Grain of pearl barley
  • Cereal groats
  • Buckwheat
  • Millet

Potatoes & Potato dishes

  • fried or fatty deep-fried potato dishes such as potato pancakes, hash Browns, noodles, croquettes
  • French fries
  • Fried potatoes
  • Potato salad
  • Potato dishes without or with little fat are prepared, such as steam and boiled potatoes, cumin potatoes
  • Mashed potato
  • Potato dumplings (without bacon and onions)


  • hard-to-digest and flatulent varieties, such as beans
  • Peas
  • Cucumber salad
  • Leaf salad with Dressing
  • Legumes
  • Beans
  • Garlic
  • Corn
  • pickled pumpkin
  • pickled mustard pickles
  • Pickles
  • Mixed Pickles
  • Olive
  • Peppers
  • Mushrooms
  • Radish, Radish Salad
  • Sauerkraut
  • Savoy cabbage
  • Onions, such as onion, spring onion, silver onion, shallot
  • Vegetable salads with Mayonnaise or other very fat Dressings
  • Eggplant
  • Artichokes
  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • young beans Wax
  • Fennel
  • Cucumber
  • Carrots
  • Kohlrabi
  • Chard
  • beetroot
  • Romanesco Salad
  • Black roots
  • Asparagus
  • Tuber and celery
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes (raw in small quantities only)
  • Zucchini


  • unripe fruit
  • raw stone fruit and pome fruit
  • Avocados
  • Cherries
  • Mirabelle
  • Greengages
  • Nuts
  • Poppy
  • Sesame
  • Almonds
  • Pistachios
  • Dry fruit
  • Raisins
  • Compote from easily digestible fruit, such as Apple, tangerine, apricot, peach, fruit cocktail
  • Bananas (raw and ripe Form in the beginning only in small quantities)


  • Nut-Nougat-Cream
  • Peanut butter
  • Chocolate
  • Chocolates
  • Nougat
  • Marzipan
  • Cream candy
  • Jam
  • Jelly
  • Honey
  • Jelly fruit
  • Gummy bears


  • Alcohol in any Form
  • Mineral waters and soft drinks with carbonic acid
  • very cold or very hot drinks
  • Juices from citrus fruits, such as orange juice, grapefruit juice
  • Sauerkraut juice
  • all of our teas
  • Coffee (according to compatibility)
  • Mineral waters with very little carbonation
  • Vegetable juices, such as tomato, carrot, Beetroot
  • Fruit juices, such as Apple juice, banana juice, pear juice, strawberry juice, raspberry juice, black currant juice, blueberry juice, apricot juice, cherry juice, multi vitamin juice

Spices & Herbs

  • Chili
  • Cayenne pepper
  • sharp spice blends
  • Cress
  • Capers
  • Horseradish
  • Pepper
  • Allspice
  • Mustard, Mustard Seeds
  • Chives
  • Sauces, such as soy sauce, Tabasco, Worcester sauce
  • Onion Powder, Garlic Powder
  • Vinegar essence
  • mild spices, such as anise, Curry (in small quantities), fennel, ginger, cardamom, cumin, coriander, Laurel, nutmeg, clove, salt, saffron, vanilla, juniper, sugar, cinnamon
  • fresh and dried herbs, such as Basil, mugwort, borage, savory, Dill, tarragon, Chervil, lovage, Oregano, parsley, pepper mint, Burnet, rosemary, sage, thyme, lemon balm,
  • Vinegar
  • Lemon juice
  • granulated broth
  • Yeast extract
  • Ketchup, Tomato Paste
  • Dining seasoning


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