Gastric in a glance..
Gastric is a layman's term used to describe the pain that normally occurs in the stomach. It can further be divided into two types which are gastritis (inflammation of the lining of the stomach) and also peptic ulcer (which includes the inner lining of the stomach). Peptic ulcer is a more serious case compared to gastritis. Gastritis strikes most people. A study from Malaysia has shown there are around 62% of the Malaysian population has been reported to have gastritis.
Naturally, our stomach will produce an acid called Hydrochloric acid with a pH value of around 1 to 2. It is very acidic and can cause erosion if it was tested on our finger! Our stomach was designed with a lining called mucosa to further protect it from the corrosive impact of hydrochloric acid.
The hydrochloric acid secretion begins once there is food to be digested. So, gastritis happens when there is an imbalance in the production (overproduction) of hydrochloric acid and the weak mucosal lining in the stomach.
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Gastric?
Loss of appetite
Nausea & vomitting
Unintentional weight loss
What to avoid when facing gastric pain?
Smoking can reduce the defensiveness of the gastric lining in your stomach. Stop smoking to alleviate the pain.
Avoid irritating food
Try to avoid foods that cause irritation to your stomach such as chili, caffeine, carbonated drinks, citrus fruit, oily and fatty foods.
Avoid alcohol consumption
Alcohol is able to irritate the gastric lining of your stomach. Try to avoid alcohol as it can lead to other morbidities.
Eat small but Frequently
Try to take your meal regularly. Suggested to take your meal every 2-3 hour. Stop eating 2 hours prior to sleeping time. Avoid laying on your back right after eating. In the month of Ramadhan, try not to skip sahur.
Avoid taking pain killers
Try to avoid any pain killer especially NSAID from the pharmacy. Consult your doctor if you need any help.
Take your medication
Medications such as antacid, proton-pump inhibitors, acid blockers will reduce your symptoms.
In medicine, there is no specific cure for gastric pain. Research has shown that nutrition and gastric diets do not play a role in most of the causes of gastritis.
Yet, it does not mean what you eat or drink has no effect on your body or gastritis. Below are some suggestions of nutritional considerations for people with gastritis:
High Fibre Diets
Studies from Havard school of Public health have shown that high fiber diets were associated with a 45% of reduced risk of getting gastritis and peptic ulcer. Examples of soluble fiber foods are wheat, oats, legume, fruits, and vegetables.
Vitamin A Intake
Studies from Havard have shown that respondents with a total intake of vitamin A from diets or supplements have a lower risk of having gastritis.
Vitamin E Intake
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin. It acts as a good anti-oxidant that protects the cells from free radicals. Research has shown that Vitamin E able to improve gastric lesions and improve the healing of gastric ulcers in animal studies
Prebiotic & Probiotic Intake
Prebiotic and probiotic has shown to be effective in the treatment of gastritis as they can increase the good bacteria in our gut.
A Malaysian Adult Nutrition Survey (MANS) 2003 found out that more than half of Malaysian adults consumed less dietary fiber than the recommended intake. For the latest Malaysian Adult Nutrition Survey (MANS) 2014 stated that almost half of the Malaysian adults took their food outside the home because of the time constraints and limited time to prepare food at home.
It can be said that it is quite hard to consume all the nutrients needed in a busy lifestyle right now. Especially for those who are suffering from gastric pain.
So, how can we resolve this issue?
In NutriBrownRice®, we acknowledge the circumstances commonly faced by Malaysian.
We created beverages that contain ALL these nutrients needed in one cup!
8.7g dietary fibre (31% daily value)
1.9mg of Vitamin E per sachet (about an avocado’s vitamin E)
5.1g of inulin (Prebiotic)
Our Super Ingredients
- Considering how many natural vitamins and minerals brown rice contains, it is undoubtedly crowned as world’s ancient superfood!
- The brown rice we used appear to be 'Greenish' in colour! That is so rare you would hardly see the brown rice as fresh as this in the market.
- It is most widely consumed by our ancestors whom didn’t even know that they have been consuming world’s healthiest food packed with antioxidants, magnesium, phosphorus, B Vitamins, Selenium, and that’s still not the whole list of all its good!
- Protect the stomach lining. Prebiotic (Inulin) supports the protective mucus secretion of gastric.
- Inulin is made of chicory root from Belgium. It promotes healing of gastric mucosal erosions and soothe the stomach.
- It is the food of probiotics that naturally found in our digestive system, with this foundation, our digestive system enable good probiotics to fight against bad bacteria such as H. Pylori that proven to cause stomach cancers.
NutriBrownRice® (Original – No Sugar Added with Prebiotic)
Ingredients: Brown Rice Powder (54%), Coconut Creamer – 100% Vegan, Inulin (Prebiotic), Calcium Phosphate Tribasic (Prayphos™)
Per Serving (35g)
3 g, 15% daily value
0mg , 0%
154.8mg, 7% daily value
8.7g, 31% daily value
113.4mg, 10% daily value
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Ministry of Health (2014). National Health and Morbidity Survey 2014: Malaysian Adult Nutrition Survey (MANS). Volume II Survey Findings. Istitute of Public Health Jalan Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. Available at http://iku.moh.gov.my/images/IKU/Document/REPORT/NHMS2014-MANS-VOLUME-2-SurveyFindings.pdf (accessed 16th March 2021)