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What foods for a bland diet?

What foods for a bland diet?

Non-spicy, low-fiber: A bland diet (soft, low-fiber, non-spicy) may include: lowfat milk and other lowfat dairy; cooked, canned, or frozen vegetables; cooked or canned fruit such as applesauce or canned peaches; white flour breads, crackers, and pasta; refined (lower fiber) hot cereals, such as oatmeal and cream of wheat; tofu; soup broth; mild tea; lean meats, such as poultry, fish, and seafood, without added oils... ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more


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How many days would i stay on a bland diet following a diverticulitis attack?

How many days would i stay on a bland diet following a diverticulitis attack?

Depends: It depends on how bad the attack is. Sometimes diverticulitis attacks are bad enough that they require hospital admission with IV antibiotics. Sometimes they can be treated with antibiotics by mouth as an outpatient. If the attack is bad you might be kept nothing by mouth for a few days. Or it is possible that you could be kept on clear liquids for a few days while the attack resolves. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if slimgenics works? They won't say much on the phone. Can you recommend an easy to prepare , bland diet book? Thank you!

Can you tell me if slimgenics works? They won't say much on the phone. Can you recommend an easy to prepare , bland diet book? Thank you!

For some it may.: Most diet plans and supplements are modestly helpful, if you combine them with healthy foods and regular exercise. In general, if patients are willing to spend money on losing weight i recommend weight watchers. Consumer reports shows that they outperform the competition by a wide margin. Ww teaches good nutrition and backs this up with friendly accountability. ...Read more

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How much time does it take usually to get well from GERD if we take bland diet?

How much time does it take usually to get well from GERD if we take bland diet?

An ongoing problem: GERD is not necessarily curable. It can come and go. Alcohol, caffeine can make it worse. ...Read more

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I'm on a bland diet for gastritis, gluten, diary free and vegeration also. I eat 4 times/day small meals, but I have 1stool/week. What can I do?

I'm on a bland diet for gastritis, gluten, diary free and vegeration also. I eat 4 times/day small meals, but I have 1stool/week. What can I do?

See below: Increase fiber intake to 35 grams/day. Prunes and other dried fruit like apricots are natural laxatives and helpful. Drink an extra 4 glasses of water daily. Consult your doctor if you continue to have constipation. SEE: http://bit.ly/1uzOegm and http://bit.ly/1ysaKJv ...Read more

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Got lpr tried the bland diet couldn't hack it.will it go away with rest of changes I know what that they not room to type it all only 150 word limit ?

Got lpr tried the bland diet couldn't hack it.will it go away with rest of changes I know what that they not room to type it all only 150 word limit ?

Marginal benefit.: Realize that medications don't stop the damaging refluxate, but merely make it so that you can't feel the burning of an acidic refluxate. Lifestyle measures, including the dietary recommendations, will reduce the amount of the refluxate, which is better in the long term. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have prolonged pain for three hours every day. I have been like this for three months diagnose gastritis no bacteria. on bland diet.

Is it normal to have prolonged pain for three hours every day. I have been like this for three months diagnose gastritis no bacteria. on bland diet.

No: It is not normal to have such pain daily, and if it is coming from gastritis, antacid medications should make it get better. Your doctor can evaluate you further for what the cause may be. ...Read more

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I still have my gallbladder and until I see my surgeon he told me to go on a bland diet. any suggestions?

I still have my gallbladder and until I see my surgeon he told me to go on a bland diet. any suggestions?

Low fat: Low fat foods, higher fiber. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/features/gallbladder-diet-foods-for-gallbadder-problems

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Is it bad that I need to take femotidine daily for acid reflux (felt in neck) despite a bland diet? Good news is one 10mg tab relieves all symptoms.

Is it bad that I need to take femotidine daily for acid reflux (felt in neck) despite a bland diet?  Good news is one 10mg tab relieves all symptoms.

DGL is used to: help with acid reflux and is safe. If you take licorice that is not DGL, over time it can raise your blood pressure. Please consult w/your doc. Peace and good health. Glad to hear your medication helps. Please don't make any changes w/out consulting him/her. ...Read more