Maintaining adequate nutrition helps manage the symptoms of gastrointestinal disease. Dietary habits and certain types of food play an important role in preventing and managing the symptoms of several gastrointestinal (GIT) diseases. Further, an unhealthy GI tract does not absorb nutrients, resulting in malnutrition.
The risk factors for obesity include family history, lack of physical activity, unhealthy food habits, absence of good sleep, excessive stress, certain medications, consuming a large amount of processed food, and alcohol intake.
The treatment options for celiac disease include avoiding gluten-containing foods like barley, rye, malt, and durum and managing nutritional deficiencies, and frequent consultation with healthcare providers. Medications are also prescribed to manage intestinal inflammation.