Diet Plan for Typhoid fever

What we usually address as Typhoid or more precisely known as TYPHOID FEVER, is caused by Salmonella typhi bacteria. It infects our small intestines (gut) and causes high fever, stomach pain, Constipation or diarrhea, Headache, and other symptoms. Typhoid fever is also called enteric fever.

Contaminated food and water or close contact with an infected person cause typhoid fever. Risk factors include limited access to clean drinking water and poor sanitation. Most people who have typhoid fever feel better a few days after they start antibiotic treatment.


Typhoid is a disease by contaminated food or water, so basic hygiene is the prerequisite for avoiding it and while treating the disease. Be sure to wash your hands regularly, wash all produce thoroughly, and steer clear of raw meat, raw fish, and unpasteurized dairy products.

You should also avoid consuming foods or drinks from an unknown source such as street vendors, and prepare foods at home instead. Typhi bacteria infect the gut, and facing typhoid fever drains out the patient, and nutrition is compromised thus the role of diet and liquid intake become crucial to manage our gut health. Typhoid fever can cause a range of side effects. Making modifications to our diet may help provide relief of certain symptoms.

In particular, choosing nutrient-dense foods that are easy to digest can help provide long-lasting energy and relieve gastrointestinal issues. The typhoid diet is focused on alleviating digestive distress caused by typhoid fever while ensuring that our body is getting enough energy. Easily digestible intakes such as soups, water, and fruit juices will help the body to recover. Low-fat pasteurized milk, cheese, and probiotics as yogurt will help to improve gut health. Other foods that may be difficult to digest should also be limited, including fatty or spicy foods. Typhoid Fever can be so draining and needs dietary attention even after recovery.

Feel free to connect with Team Nutrishilp for any emotional counselling, dietry and nutritional support to cope up with The Typhoid Fever.



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