Welcome to HealthcareMagic
As the patient is actually ill and anorexia
, a high calorie , high protein, full fluid diet is given generally in the beginning. Small meals at frequent intervals of 2-3 hours with sufficient intake of fluid and salts to be ensured. When fever
comes down, a well cooked, bland, low fiber, soft diet
which is easily absorbed can be given.
Foods which are avoided are high fiber foods, whole wheat , whole pulses, all raw and strongly flavoured vegetables like cabbage, capsicum , turnip,radish, onion and garlic, fried foods, strong flavoured condiments , spices, red meats and organ meats.
Foods which are allowed are plenty of juices, low fat broth soups, and plain water, milk and milk based beverages, low fiber foods like refined cereals, well cooked vegetables & fruits, eggs in form of soft custards, plain gelatin,sugars, honey and jam.