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

Time Meal Energy (Kcal) Amount
6:30 AM Herbal Tea 40 1 Cup
8:00 AM Dalia Kanji 66 95 mL
10:00 AM Carrot Juice 20 250 mL
12:00 noon Carrot Tomato Soup 72 70 mL
2:00 PM Barley Kanji 53 90 mL
4:00 PM Sago & Rice Kanji 89 90 mL
6:00 PM Fruit Cocktail 94 1 Glass
8:00 PM Carrot Moong Soup 21 50 mL
10:00 PM Wheat kanji 56 160 mL

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

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