Low Fiber Diet

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Low Fiber Diet

Foods you can eat:

Bread, Cereal, Rice and Pasta:

* White bread, rolls, biscuits, and croissants, melba toast * Waffles, French Toast, and pancakes
* White rice, noodles, pasta, macaroni, and peeled cooked potatoes
* Cooked cereals: farina, Cream of Rice
* Cold cereals: Puffed Rice, Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, and Special K

Vegetables:

*Tender cooked and canned vegetables without seeds: carrots, asparagus tips, green or wax beans, pumpkin, spinach, lima beans

Fruits:

* Strained fruit juice
* Canned fruit, except pineapple * Ripe bananas
* Melons

Mild/Dairy:

* Milk, plain or flavored
* Yogurt, custard, and ice cream * Cheese and cottage cheese

Meats and other proteins:

* Ground, well-cooked tender beef, lamb, ham, veal, pork, fish, poultry, and organ meats
* Eggs
* Peanut butter without nuts

Fats, Snack, Sweets, Condiments, and Beverages:

* Margarine, butter, oils, mayonnaise, sour cream, and salad dressing
* Plain gravies
* Sugar, clear jelly, honey, and syrup
* Spices, cooked herbs, bouillon, broth, and soups made with allowed vegetables
* Coffee, tea, and carbonated drinks
* Plain cakes and cookies
* Gelatin, plain puddings, custard, ice cream, sherbet, Popsicles
* Hard candy or pretzels
* Ketchup, mustard

Foods to avoid:

Breads, Cereal, Rice and Pasta

* Breads or rolls with nuts, seeds, or fruit
* Whole wheat, pumpernickel, rye breads and cornbread * Potatoes with skin, brown or wild rice, and kasha (buckwheat)

Vegetables:

* Raw or steamed vegetables
* Vegetables with seeds
* Sauerkraut
* Winter squash, peas, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, onions, cauliflower, baked beans, peas and corn

Fruits:

* Prunes and prune juice
* Raw or dried fruit
* All berries, figs, dates and raisins

Milk/Dairy:

* Yogurt with nuts or seeds

Meats and other proteins:

* Tough, fibrous meats with gristle * Dry beans, peas, and lentils
* Peanut butter with nuts
* Tofu

Fats, Snack, Sweets, Condiments, and Beverages:

* Nuts, seeds, and coconut
* Jam, marmalade, and preserves
* Pickles, olives, relish, and horseradish
* All desserts containing nuts, seeds, dried fruit, coconut, or made from whole grains or bran
* Candy made with nuts or seeds
*Popcorn
* Granola/Fiber/Health Bars