Low Residue/Low Fiber Diet

Foods Allowed:

  • White bread or rolls without nuts and seeds
  • Plain white pasta, noodles, macaroni
  • Crackers
  • Refined cereals such as Cream of Wheat, Cheerios, Rice Krispies
  • Pancakes or Waffles
  • Fruit and vegetable juice with little/no pulp
  • Tender meat, poultry, fish, sausage, bacon
  • Eggs, Tofu, creamy peanut butter
  • Milk an foods made from milk – yogurt (without fruit added), pudding, ice cream, cheeses, cottage cheese, sour cream
  • Butter, margarine, oils, and salad dressings without seeds or nuts
  • Cheese pizza, spaghetti with no chunks of veggies
  • White rice (polished)
  • Applesauce or Pear sauce
  • Instant or whipped potato with no skin
  • Desserts with no whole grains, seeds, nuts, raisins, or coconut

Foods to Avoid:

  • Whole wheat/whole grain breads, cereals, and pasta
  • Whole grains (oats, kasha, barley, quinoa)
  • Beans, peas, and lentils
  • Seeds, nuts, popcorn
  • Brown and wild rice
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Tough fibrous meats with gristle, raw clams and oysters
  • Coconut