Soft Diet Definition: It is an adequate diet that is soft in consistency, easy to chew, made up of simple easy digestible foods, It is appropriate for patients who have few or no teeth or ill-fitting dentures.Indication: •acute infections •certain gastroinstestinal disorders andat the post- operatiave stage.
Soft Diet Food Sources: very tender minced ground stewed or creamed beef, lamb liver fish cooked vegetables Pasta soft raw fruits soft bread and cereals all desserts that are soft and cheeses
Clear Liquid Diet Definition: a diet containing no solid foods, is often prescribed for gastrointestinal illness or before or after certain types of surgery involving the mouth or gastrointestinal tract. Indication: indicated for the postoperative patient gastrointestinal illness laboratory procedures
Clear Liquid Diet Food sources: Clear water Clear sodas Plain gelatin Honey Ice pops without bits of fruit or fruit pulp Tea or coffee without milk or cream
Full Liquid Diet Definition: all foods that are liquid or are liquid at room temperature, It provides more calories than the clear liquid diet, but is still liquid in the stomach and intestinal tract which is essential for patients who cannot chew or swallow solid foods. Indication: • for the postoperative patient • gastrointestinal illness
Full Liquid Diet Food Sources: cook cereals Custards ice cream or sherbets Eggnog all strained fruit juices creamed vegetable soups Yogurt seasoning
Low Protein Diet Definition: is a diet in which people reduce their intake of protein. Indication: people with kidney or liver disease
Low Cholesterol Diet Definition: diet is designed to reduce fat and cholesterol blood levelsIndication: •people with hyperlipidemia •atherosclerosis •gallbladder stone •other cardiovascular diseases