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Therapeutic Diet Long

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Published by: arjay on Feb 17, 2010
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Therapeutic diet
DietPurpose Foods allowedFoods restricted
A. Clear liquids
To provide hydration to a post-op patienttea, coffee, fat-free broth,bouillon, fruit ices, popsicles,gelatin, sodaMilk products, fruit juices withpulp
B. Full liquid
After a post-op patient toleratesclear liquids, this is oftenordered.All foods that are liquid or areliquid at room temperatureNuts, beans, solid food
C. Soft diet
For post-op patients after fullliquid or for patients withinfections or GI problemsAll foods those are soft, tender,minced, stewed, or creamedCoarse or whole grain breads,meats, sharp cheeses, driedfruits and nuts
D. Bland diet
To eliminate irritating foods toallow the stomach lining to heal(ulcer patients)Milk, custards, white bread,cooked cereals, creamed or pureed soups, baked or broiledpotatoesStrongly flavored and highlyseasoned foods, coffee, tea,citrus fruits, raw fruits andvegetables, whole grains, veryhot or cold beverages
E. Low-residue diet
To reduce fiber for patients withcrohn’s disease, colon or rectalsurgery, esophagitis, diarrhea.clear fluids, sugar, salt, meats,fats, eggs, some milk, refinedcereals and white breads,peeled white potatoesCheeses, fried foods, highlyseasoned foods, and high fiber foods
F. High-fiber diet
To provide bulk in the stool andbring water into the colon for patients with constipation or diverticulitisRaw fruits and vegetables,whole grainsMinimize low fiber foods

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