Soft diet

A mild diet can be used along with lifestyle changes to help treat ulcers, gastric acidity, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, vomiting, diarrhea and gas. You may also need a mild diet after a stomach or bowel surgery.

A mild diet includes foods that are soft, non-spicy and low in fiber. If you are following a mild diet, you should not eat spicy, fried or raw foods. You should not drink alcohol or drink caffeine.

Your health care provider will tell you when you can start eating other foods again. Eating healthy foods will still be important when you add food again. Your provider can refer you to a dietitian or nutritionist to help you plan a healthy diet. Health Library

Soft diet

Alternative Names

Acidity - mild diet; Nausea - mild diet; Diarrhea - mild diet; A mild diet can be used in conjunction with lifestyle changes to help treat ulcers, gastric acidity, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and diarrhea.

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gases. You may also need a mild diet after a stomach or bowel surgery.

A mild diet includes foods that are soft, non-spicy and low in fiber. If you are following a mild diet, you should not eat spicy, fried or raw foods. You should not drink alcohol or drink caffeine.

Your health care provider will tell you when you can start eating other foods again. Eating healthy foods will still be important when you add food again. Your provider can refer you to a dietitian or nutritionist to help you plan a healthy diet.

Food you can eat

Some foods that you might prefer to avoid when following a mild diet are:

  • Fatty dairy products such as whipped cream or high-fat ice cream
  • such as blue or Roquefort
  • Raw vegetables
  • Gassing vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumber, green peppers and corn li>
  • Fruit with seeds such as berries or figs
  • Dehydrated fruit
  • Bran or whole grains
  • Whole-
  • Pickles, sauerkraut and similar foods
  • Spices such as hot peppers and garlic
  • High sugar foods
  • Seeds and nuts li> Smoked or cured and heavily seasoned fish and
  • Fry
  • Alcoholic beverages and caffeinated beverages

contain acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) or ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin).

Other tips for eating

When you follow a mild diet:

  • Eat small meals and eat more often during the day.
  • Chew the food well and do it slowly.
  • Stop smoking if you smoke.
  • DO NOT eat within 2 hours of bedtime.
  • DO NOT eat foods that are on the "not to eat" list, especially if you do not feel well after eating them.
  • Drink fluids slowly.

References

Thompson M, Noel MB. Nutrition and family medicine. In: Rakel RE, Rakel D, eds. Textbook of Family Medicine . 9th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016: chap 37.

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