There are no set dietary rules for people living with a stoma. It may just take a bit of time to find out what works for you.
With the “OK” from your healthcare team, you can eat what you like, when you like. Here are some general guidelines:*
For more specific guidelines based on your stoma type, refer to below:†
1 Diet Reference: Ostomy Nutrition Guide. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Web site.http://www.upmc.com/patients-visitors/education/nutrition/Pages/ostomy-nutrition-guide.aspx Accessed May 23, 2016.