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Best diet for gastroparesis

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
EAT SMALL MEALS: Frequently, avoid hard to digest foods, drink sips of water every 1-2 bites and chew your food as much as you can.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Amount matters: The more important issue with gastroparesis is to eat small portions. Certainly difficult to digest foods can cause problems as well as foods that pro... Read More
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Root cause: Why is there gastroparesis? Rule out thyroid problem. Check free T3 and reverse t3. Ft3 should be in upper range and rt3 in lower range. If your ratio... Read More
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
What empties easily: Gastroparesis is uncommonly seen with diabetes, neurologic diseases, after some gut surgery, other. Liquids empty easier than solids; fatty foods empt... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quazi Bari
Geriatrics 38 years experience
Yes: Overtime yes the special diet gets you better and help the stomach empty better.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. MANOHAR CHENCHUGALLA
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No set parameters: Consume a low-fat diet (without nondigestible fiber like fruits) and frequent, small meals. As minimal amount of fat as possible. Fat and fiber diet d... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
Gastroenterology 48 years experience
Low fiber: Small frequent meals of low fiber consistency. Avoid a lot of roughage, such as salad and fresh fruit. Vegetables should be cooked, not raw.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Vartabedian
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Gastroparesis Rx: Since fatty foods normally slow gastric emptying, we typically recommend a low fat diet with gastroparesis (slow emptying). Sweet, rich foods will al... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Small, soft, low fat: Small volume, low fat meals and soft foods are easier for the stomach to process. Consider minimizing tough meat, crunchy fruit/vegetables and fresh b... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Yes: You should eat more frequent, smaller meals and should eat a low fat, low fiber diet.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
FODMAP is for: Irritable bowel syndrome patients. Check w/your GI doctor for their recommendations and if you have diabetes, get your sugar under control.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Diet: You can expand your diet by eating small frequent meals. .Eating your food with lotsof fluids helps. Blending food with fluids can give you much more ... Read More

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