Clear Liquid Diet

Clear Liquid Diet includes food that is clear and liquid at room temperature. Clear Liquid Diet provides water, carbohydrates, sodium, and potassium. It is inadequate in energy and other nutrients. Clear Liquid Diet provides 400-500 Kcal. It provides an oral source of liquids which are easily absorbed and leave minimal residue in the gastrointestinal tract. Clear Liquid Diet is used after surgery and to replace fluid loss occurred due to diarrhea or vomiting.

Clear Liquid Diet includes tea, coffee without milk, strained fruit juices, fat-free broth, fruit ice, consommé, etc.

Sample Chart of Clear Liquid Diet

TimeMealEnergy (Kcal)Amount
6:30 AMHerbal Tea401 Cup
8:00 AMDalia Kanji6695 mL
10:00 AMCarrot Juice20250 mL
12:00 noonCarrot Tomato Soup7270 mL
2:00 PMBarley Kanji5390 mL
4:00 PMSago & Rice Kanji8990 mL
6:00 PMFruit Cocktail941 Glass
8:00 PMCarrot Moong Soup2150 mL
10:00 PMWheat kanji56160 mL

Clear Liquid Diet provides a total of 511 Kcal/day.

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