Diet Guidelines

1-4 Hours After Surgery:

  • Clear Fluids
  • Tea
  • Water
  • Apple Juice
  • Gatorade
  • Broth

4-24 Hours After Surgery:

  • Full Fluid Diet
  • Milkshakes
  • Ice Cream
  • Pudding
  • Yogurt
  • Sherbert
  • Protein Shakes

For 1 Week After Surgery – Soft, Warm, Bland Diet:

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Baked Chicken/Fish
  • Pasta
  • Baked/Mashed Potatoes
  • Soups
  • Blenderized Foods

Do Not Have For One Week Following Surgery:

  • Orange Juice
  • Tomato Juice
  • Carbonated Beverages
  • Garlic Or Other Spices
  • Crackers
  • Pizza
  • Toast Or Hard Bread

Remember To Avoid

  • Alcoholic Beverages And Smoking For One Week Following Surgery!!!!
  • Nothing Hot, Spicy, Acidic