Monday, May 11, 2009

Approach number two: low residue

Basically the same stuff overall, just a less strict approach. I think it'll eff with my blood glucose, but that's why i have a meter. let the experiment begin.


Grain Products:

  • enriched refined white bread, buns, bagels, english muffins
  • plain cereals e.g. Cheerios, Cornflakes, Cream of Wheat, Rice Krispies, Special K
  • arrowroot cookies, tea biscuits, soda crackers, plain melba toast
  • white rice, refined pasta and noodles
  • avoid whole grains


  • fruit juices except prune juice
  • applesauce, apricots, banana (1/2), cantaloupe, canned fruit cocktail, grapes, honeydew melon, peaches, watermelon
  • avoid raw and dried fruits, raisins and berries.


  • vegetable juices
  • potatoes (no skin)
  • well-cooked and tender vegetables including alfalfa sprouts, beets, green/yellow beans, carrots, celery, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce, mushrooms, green/red peppers, squash, zucchini
  • avoid vegetables from the cruciferous family such as broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, Swiss chard etc

Meat and Protein Choice:

  • well-cooked, tender meat, fish and eggs
  • avoid beans and lentils

Nuts and Seeds:

  • Avoid all nuts and seeds, as well as foods that may contain seeds (such as yogurt)


  • as directed by your healthcare providers

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