CLEAR LIQUID DIET

PURPOSE: TO AID IN THE PREVENTION OF DEHYDRATION, RELIEVE THIRST, AND TO PROVIDE REST FOR THE GI TRACT.

DESCRIPTION: THIS DIET CONSISTS OF CLEAR LIQUIDS. NO SOLID FOODS, MILK, OR MILK PRODUCTS ARE ALLOWED.

ADEQUACY: THIS DIET IS INADEQUATE FOR ALL NUTRIENTS AS SUGGESTED BY THE RECOMMENDED DAILY ALLOWANCES AND IS INTENDED FOR SHORT-TERM USE.

ALLOWED:

  • FRUIT JUICES WITHOUT PULP (APPLE OR WHITE GRAPE JUICE OR LEMONADE).
  • CLEAR BROTH, BOUILLON, AND CONSOMME.
  • JELLO (CLEAR, YELLOW, ORANGE) WITHOUT FRUITS OR TOPPINGS, KOOL-AID TYPE POPSICLES (CLEAR, YELLOW, ORANGE)
  • MAY SEASON WITH SALT
  • YOU MAY HAVE HARD CANDY AND SWEETEN WITH SUGAR
  • WATER, COFFEE, TEA (WITHOUT CREAMER OR MILK PRODUCTS) GATORADE (CLEAR, YELLOW, ORANGE) CARBONATED AND NONCARBONATED DRINKS

THERE IS NO LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF CLEAR LIQUIDS YOU MAY HAVE UP UNTIL MIDNIGHT THE DAY BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE

CLEAR LIQUID DIET

PURPOSE: TO AID IN THE PREVENTION OF DEHYDRATION, RELIEVE THIRST, AND TO PROVIDE REST FOR THE GI TRACT.

DESCRIPTION: THIS DIET CONSISTS OF CLEAR LIQUIDS. NO SOLID FOODS, MILK, OR MILK PRODUCTS ARE ALLOWED.

ADEQUACY: THIS DIET IS INADEQUATE FOR ALL NUTRIENTS AS SUGGESTED BY THE RECOMMENDED DAILY ALLOWANCES AND IS INTENDED FOR SHORT-TERM USE.

ALLOWED:

  • FRUIT JUICES WITHOUT PULP (APPLE OR WHITE GRAPE JUICE OR LEMONADE).
  • CLEAR BROTH, BOUILLON, AND CONSOMME.
  • JELLO (CLEAR, YELLOW, ORANGE) WITHOUT FRUITS OR TOPPINGS, KOOL-AID TYPE POPSICLES (CLEAR, YELLOW, ORANGE)
  • MAY SEASON WITH SALT
  • YOU MAY HAVE HARD CANDY AND SWEETEN WITH SUGAR
  • WATER, COFFEE, TEA (WITHOUT CREAMER OR MILK PRODUCTS) GATORADE (CLEAR, YELLOW, ORANGE) CARBONATED AND NONCARBONATED DRINKS

THERE IS NO LIMIT ON THE AMOUNT OF CLEAR LIQUIDS YOU MAY HAVE UP UNTIL MIDNIGHT THE DAY BEFORE YOUR PROCEDURE