Low Residue Diet

Food Groups

Low Residue Diet

Additions to Low-Residue Diet to be ordered by the physician one at a time:

  • Ripe banana; apricot; peach or pear nectar
  • Tomato juice; pureed vegetables
  • Canned or cooked asparagus; beets; carrots; pumpkin; squash; string beans; sweet potato

(all without tough fiber)

  • Avocado; canned or cooked apples; apricots; cherries; peaches; pears; puree of cranberries and plums (all without tough skin)
  • Boiled milk
  • Pasteurized (not boiled) milk; dry skim; half cream as tolerated
  • Shredded lettuce; plain salad dressing