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diet was posted 07/17/2017 12:23 pm by Lillie
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First of all she should be on digestive enzymes. Our pancreas makes the enzymes that digest our food and when part of the pancreas has been removed or is diseased it needs help. The enzymes should be spaced through out the meal. Dad was told to begin eating and take an enzyme, eat 1/3 of the meal take an enzyme, eat 2/3 of the meal take an enzyme.

instead of having 3 meals a day should now have about 6 mini meals a day. I would suggest that she see a gastro doctor who will know how to help a patient listed this diet that helped her. She posted as lemonhead. I hope it will be of some help to you Hugs Lillie

It's a really slow process, and I hope some people who have had the whipple are around tonight to talk about what tasted halfway decent to them at first. I do recall someone found Kentucky Fried Chicken's mashed potatos one of the few foods she could stand at first. Good luck:

Beverages: Milk, if tolerated. Lactose-reduced milk such as Lactaid. Coffee or tea. Sugar-free carbonated beverages, if tolerated. Unsweetened iced tea and fruit drinks. AVOID: Chocolate milk, condensed milk, milk shakes. Carbonated beverages containing sugar. Alcohol.

Breads: Whole grain or enriched breads, bagels, rolls, English muffins and crackers. AVOID: Breads made with dried fruits, nuts and seeds. Pastries, doughnuts and muffins.

Cereals: Unsweetened dry or cooked cereals. AVOID: Sugar-coated cereals. Hot cereals with added brown sugar or syrup. Coarse cereals (e.g. bran).

Desserts: Sugar-free frozen yogurt, puddings, custards, if tolerated. Plain cakes and cookies. Sugar-free gelatin (jello or jelly) between meals only. AVOID: All desserts made with chocolate, nuts or dried fruit. Sweetened gelatin. Ice cream, ice milk, regular frozen yogurt.

Eggs: Boiled, poached or scrambled. AVOID: Fried eggs.

Fats: Margarine, butter, vegetable oils. Salad dressings, mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese. Have all fats in moderation. AVOID: none.

Fruits: Fresh or unsweetened canned fruits and fruit juices. Fruit juice between meals only, and limited to half/cup a serving. AVOID: Sweetened fresh, canned and frozen fruits; dried fruits. Sweetened fruit juices.

Meat, Fish, Poultry, Cheese, Nuts, Dry Beans and peas: Lean tender meats, poultry, fish and shellfish, Eggs. Peanut butter. Cooked dry beans and peas. Mild cheeses, if tolerated. Plain or sugar-free yogurt, if tolerated. AVOID: Fried or highly seasoned meat, poultry, fish. Glazed ham. Those with sweet toppings and sauces, such as sweet and sour sauce. Sugar-sweetened yogurt. Nuts.

Potatoes, rice, barley, pasta. AVOID: Candied yams. Those with sweet toppings or sauces.

Soups: Any made from allowed foods. Spicy soups as tolerated. Between meals only. AVOID: Sweetened fruit soups. Soups made with heavy cream or high-fat ingredients.

Sweets: Sugar substitutes and items prepared with them in place of sugar. Sugar-free jam, jelly and syrup. AVOID: Honey, sugar, syrup, jams and jellies.

Vegetables: Cooked (fresh, frozen, canned) vegetables. Raw veg as tolerated. Vegetable juices between meals only. AVOID: Those prepared with added sugar or sweet toppings or sauces.

Miscellaneous: Salt in moderation. Mildly flavored sauces and gravies. Strongly flavored seasonings, spices and condiments as tolerated. AVOID: Sweet sauces and toppings.

NOTE: Drink liquids 30 Ė 60 minutes after your meal or snack. Liquids move your food through your stomach too quickly right now so you donít get the nutrition you need



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