Diet

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After Your Surgery

Post-Operative Instructions

Please be advised that during your initial healing period, you will need to stick to only soft foods. Some suggestions are as follows:

  • Pasta
  • Yogurt
  • Smoothies
  • Pudding
  • Nutritional drinks
  • Milkshakes
  • Protein shakes
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Meatloaf
  • Turkey
  • Eggs
  • Jell-O®
  • Grits
  • Cream of Wheat®
  • Applesauce
  • Soup
  • Chicken and dumplings
  • Shrimp
  • Fish
  • Canned chicken, tuna, etc.
  • Soft cheeses (brie, cream cheese)
  • Soft breads
  • Melon
  • Pineapple
  • Mandarin oranges
  • Peaches (canned or cut)
  • Bananas
  • Cooked veggies
  • Oatmeal
  • Ice cream

ABSOLUTELY NOTHING CRUNCHY, CHEWY OR STICKY!

  • Pretzels
  • Chips
  • Popcorn
  • Nuts
  • Raw veggies
  • Hard/chewy bread
  • Hard/chewy candies
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