24 Jan 2016
Most of the time, when we suffer from some intestinal problems, after any surgery, dental issue or when we try to combat overweight procedure, we are told to conduct a Soft Diet . But what is the Soft Diet? What foods you can eat and what not during these problems? Here, I’m going to mention some Soft Diet, you can take during intestinal issues.
Why you should take Soft Diet?
The aim of soft diet is that it easily gets digested. Also it does not stimulate the gastric secretion. Therefore, it is a complete diet that still gives to the digestive system the minimum possible work of digestion, helping it in its recovery.
Foods included in Soft Diet
These foods may already be included in your diet, and are allowed in this diet list. These are easy to digest, plus they provide vitamins as well as nutrients the body needs.
Milk and derivatives thereof (only low-fat)
Chicken, seafood, egg
Soups and broths
Fruit Juices and Tea
Bread, biscuits and pasta made with refined flour
Foods you should not eat
Here’s a list of foods that are forbidden to eat if physician suggests you a soft diet because these are high in fat, which does not help the body to easily digest; but instead can irritate and cause further complications.
High fat dairy
Dried fruits and seeds
Chocolate and candy strong
Fried foods in general
Breads, crackers and pasta
Alcoholic or caffeinated beverages high in
Hot or spicy foods
Soft Diet model
Breakfast: 1 cup of chamomile tea. 2 slices white bread lightly toasted with light cheese. Mid Morning: 1 baked apple. Lunch: 1 serving of squash with chicken and 1/2 nonfat yogurt; 1 cup of chamomile tea or lemon. Snack: 1 skimmed yogurt; 1 cup of chamomile tea. Dinner: 2 servings of spinach pudding and meat (use only cooked and processed spinach and meat should be chicken or fish; For this you can cook and process both food separated for. then mix with beaten egg) 1 serving of light gelatin.
The main objective of a soft diet is to protect your body during illness or after a medical procedure, to ensure proper improvement in your health. Therefore, you must respect the doctors’ instructions and follow them properly to avoid any serious problem.