Clear Fluid Diet clear-fluid-diet

  CLEAR FLUID DIET

It consists of  transparent liquid foods and does not contain any solid particles , such as water ,broth that  etc which are easily digested  and leave no undigested residue in your intestinal tract.

This type of diet helps to maintain electrolyte balance in the body. it is recommended before any  test or before /after a  surgery. Eating clear fluid diet gives enough nutrition for 3-4 days.  But  it is not recommended for longer duration.

Following fluids are included in this :

·         Plain water

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·         Tea or coffee without milk

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·         Strained  lemonade

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·         Fruit juice without pulp such as grape juice ,apple juice,cranberry juice

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·         Honey

          

·         Soup broth (stock) vegetable or chicken

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·         Popsicles (without pulp)

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·         Clear soda (no pepsi ,sprite,limca

Note it is not a complete diet .its aim is to keep you hydrated . Do not consume clear liquid diet which are red or purple in color before colonoscopy.