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Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Yes, we're looking for a low fiber diet for pre-colonoscopy.
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Low fiber food option are suggested below.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
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As per your query answer is-
You can take,
Milk Cream Hot chocolate Buttermilk Cheese, including cottage cheese Yogurt Sour cream.Breads and grains made with refined white flour (including rolls, muffins, bagels, pasta),White rice,Plain crackers, such as Saltines
Low-fiber cereal (including puffed rice, cream of wheat, corn flakes),Butter,Margarine,Vegetable and other oils,Mayonnaise,Salad dressings made without seeds or nuts,Chicken,Turkey,Lamb,Lean pork,Veal,Fish and seafood,Eggs,Tofu.
Fruit juice without pulp,Applesauce,Ripe cantaloupe and honeydew,Ripe, peeled apricots and peaches,Canned or cooked fruit without seeds or skin.Custard,Plain pudding,Ice cream,Sherbet or sorbet
Jell-O or gelatin without added fruit or red or purple XXXXXXX
Cookies or cake made with white flour, prepared without seeds, dried fruit, or nuts.Canned or cooked vegetables without skin or peel (includes peeled carrots, mushrooms, turnips, asparagus tips)Potatoes without skin,Cucumbers without seeds or peel.
All of them are very low in fiber contents and can be taken upto 24 hours before colonoscopy.



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