Purpose: A bland diet is intended to be easy to digest, less irritating to the stomach and it should reduce acid output. Bland diets have been to a great extend made unnecessary since more powerful medicines have been available to treat ulcer disease and hiatal hernia. There are, however, many patients who feel better on a bland diet. Styles in diets change like everything else. Large amount of milk and cream and frequent meal snacks are no longer needed because of modern medicines. Roughage such as bran will not hurt an ulcer and may be taken. It was forbidden in older diets. Milk was the main stay of diets for many years, then was removed from many ulcer diets because it slightly elevated acid output. You may safely take milk. If this happens to you, give us a call.
Alcohol Caffeinated beverages if diarrhea is a problem Cream-based beverages if diarrhea is a problem. Meat and Meat Substitutes. Thin tomato slices.
You can have two to four servings of dairy foods a day on a bland diet. Non caffeinated soft drinks. Thank You! Breads and starches contain carbohydrates and provide your body with energy. A woman with her hands on her stomach. Canned or bottled fruits and vegetables may work for some people. Alcohol Caffeinated beverages if diarrhea is a problem Cream-based beverages if diarrhea is a problem. Foods high in fat delay stomach emptying and can exacerbate your symptoms. Learn more. Small bowl of peanut butter. A bland diet can help make sure that you get enough to eat and that you maintain a healthy weight.
Healthy vegetable choices on a bland diet include soft cooked green beans, zucchini, carrots and winter squash. Meat As per evening meal or a sandwich made with chicken, turkey, roast beef, tuna Water packed, or canned salmon, with small amount of lettuce, tomato. We’re committed to providing you with the very best cancer care, and your safety continues to be a top priority. Meat and Meat Substitutes. Potato Frittata. Cereal One half to one cup of any cereal, cooked or uncooked, is acceptable. Meat Three ounces of tender broiled steak, tender calves liver, lamb chop, roast beef. Broiled fresh fish. Avoid: Chili powder, cloves, pepper, seed spices, garlic, gravy pickles, highly seasoned salad dressings. Oranges and grapefruit may cause heartburn but are not acidic enough to cause damage.