purpose: To provide a diet with 3 to 4 grams of appropriate fiber to promote regular elimination and increases fecal excretion.
Use: This diet can be used for the management of diverticulosis.
HIGH FIBER DIET FOR DIVERTICulOSIS
|HIGH FIBER CHOICES||AVOID FolLOWING FOODS|
|brEADS & GRAINS 6-11 servings each day
Whole grain breads, muffins, and bagels without seeds, nuts or coconut
|brEADS & GRAINS
Any breads with seeds, nuts, or coconut.
|FRUIT 2-4 servings each day
All fruits without seeds such as apples, apricots (fresh or dried), banana, avocado, dates, honeydew melon, kumquats, papaya, prunes, pumpkin, orange, peach, pear, grapefruit, nectarine
Fruits with seeds such as blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, whole cranberries, cranberry relish, figs, pomegranates, grapes, raisins with seeds
|VEGETABLES 3-5 servings each day
Vegetables without seeds such as asparagus, artichokes, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, green beans, green pepper, onions, peas, potatoes with skin, snow peas, spinach, mature squash( except zucchini), sweet potatoes, parsnips
Vegetable containing seeds such as tomatoes, cucumbers, and zucchini squash; corn, celery.
|MILK & DAIRY 2-3 servings each day
All kinds of milk
|MILK & DAIRY
Cheese, yogurt or ice cream containing seeds or nuts
|MEAT & MEAT SUBSTITUTES 2-3 servings or total of 6 oz daily
All meat, poultry, fish, and eggs
|MEAT & MEAT SUBSTITUTES
Chunky style peanut butter
|FATS & SNACKS (use sparingly)
|FATS & SNACKS
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