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Blair was posted 05/31/2007 08:18 am by Lillie
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Congratulations on a successful whipple and welcome to the board. I can't offer a suggestion for a dietician in your area since I live in the states. MaryG who post here lost her pancreas you can do a search for her with the search button or make a post to her for suggestions.

Lemonhead how also post here did this diet for post whipple and I thought you may want to see her diet, hopefully something in that post will help. Hugs Lillie

Lemonheads diet

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.

To identify sugar, look for anything ending in '-ose'...



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