This diet serves as a food guide for several situations. Thus, it can serve as a bridge for progressively returning to food following surgery or gastro-intestinal problems. It may also be suitable in the case of swallowing problems. The list provided below includes the principal foods recommended.
Soups: Broths, consommes and cream-based soups
Meat: Thin meat purées, mixed in soups or not
Eggs: In dairy beverages
Fruits: Strained fruit juice (thin juice) and thin purées
Vegetables: Thin purées, mixed in soups or not, tomato juice
Bread, cereals: Pasta (white, without sauce) - small amounts. Wheat cream and oatmeal
Dairy Products: Milk, cream, yogurts and ice cream, without fruits or almonds
Desserts and sweets: Almond-free desserts, fruits and coconut. Hard candy, plain fruit gelatin (Jell-O), custard, blancmange, ice cream, sherbet and ice pops. Syrup, molasse and honey.
Beverages: Water, soft drinks, tea or coffee, fruit-flavored juice, dietary supplement.
This diet is often low in proteins, energy, vitamins and minerals. It is not recommended for an extended period of time without nutritional follow-up. A fibre supplement may also be useful for avoiding constipation. Please note that it is preferable to serve several small meals per day.
Always watch your diet: it has a strong impact on your health!
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