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Why Low Fiber Diet For Colonoscopy
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refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
I am having a colonoscopy in a week & have celiac disease, for colon prep I was told to limit my food a week before to a low fiber diet, whait's that?
Low fiber diet: Meaning less of foods with high fiber content, to avoid build up of waste in the colon before the procedure, usually it is soft diet, avoid lots of fruits, vegetables, green salads, etc, ask the team who will perform the colonoscopy, they would provide you with exact diet regimen needed, good luck with the procedure ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diabetes: Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes you need to learn a lot about your food intake - not just low fiber diet. I would start by going on-line to "NuVal" and see what your food are doing in terms of calorie content. The program, doesn't show calories but clearly separates appropriate food from food that is not to good for you. It would also be helpful to see a diabetes educator or dietitian. ...Read more
I'm trying to gain weight and I do have a ostomy bag which makes it hard to find something within my low fiber diet. Do you have any suggestions?
Increase calories: You are in a rare situation, needing to gain weight and having trouble doing it. Slow down on your exercise, but don't stop. Increase your daily calories by adding three extra small meals (250 kcals) to your day. The free app called my fitness pal is very helpful to tract your calories. Go slowly, don't rely on sugary drinks or corn syrup, keep it balanced. Good luck. ...Read more
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