5742Buckeye

Montgomery, AL

#1 Apr 23, 2013
Is raw carrot juice acceptable on a soft food diet for diverticulitis?

Since: Jan 12

Stuart, Florida

#2 Apr 23, 2013
5742Buckeye wrote:
Is raw carrot juice acceptable on a soft food diet for diverticulitis?
You do not want to eat or drink any thing raw. until you have recovered from the attack. Juice needs to be pasteurized to be safe from microorganism witch could keep the infection going hope you recover fast and may God hold your hand through this hard time

Teddy Bear Hugs

Larry
Mary

Lubbock, TX

#3 Apr 23, 2013
Not sure who gave Larry the red X, but he is absolutely correct. Raw foods contain levels of bacteria that can be harmful to someone with a compromised immune system. Two choices - one, you can flash heat your foods before juicing to kill the bacteria (drop is rapidly boiling water for 2 minutes; two you can buy juice. (I guess you could also grown your own using a hydroponic system) I used V8 fusions for several months. Also, with a compromised intestinal system, you do not want to use and non-organic, pesticide ridden foods, so be sure to buy organic before juicing. The juicing process actually concentrates the pesticide residue, and a new study out this week shows that even peeling does not eliminate the pesticides:-(

Since: Jan 12

Stuart, Florida

#4 Apr 23, 2013
TheRaz Stuart Fl wrote:
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You do not want to eat or drink any thing raw. until you have recovered from the attack. Juice needs to be pasteurized to be safe from microorganism witch could keep the infection going hope you recover fast and may God hold your hand through this hard time
Teddy Bear Hugs
Larry
Tell you what from now on every one is on there own I do not like to be called an A$$ like I have no clue this shall be my last post the person that gave me the clueless can answer all of the questions
DianaL

American Canyon, CA

#5 Apr 24, 2013
Hey Larry, never mind the dummy who negged. You've been an important part of this forum for a long time. You are an amazing person and your wisdom is appreciated.

May all your physical problems resolve and you can just be the sweet person we know you to be.

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