Food Suggestions List
We advise obtaining some of these food items after your surgery.
Juices (Cranberry, Grape, Vegetable, Etc. Avoid citruses for a few days)
Yogurt (Soft and/or frozen)
Soft Fruit (Banana, Papaya, Berries, Canned Pears and Peaches)
Milkshakes/Energy Blends/Protein Shakes
Hearty Soups (Cream of Mushrooms, Cream of Asparagus, Lentil)
Farina/Oatmeal/Cream of Wheat
Eggs (Scrambled, Soft Boiled, Poached, Egg Salad, Omelets)
Noodles (Top Ramen)
Pasta (Plain or with meat)
Soft White Fish (Sole, Trout, Snapper)
Foods to Avoid during the first 7 days after your surgery:
Difficult to chew foods
Popcorn, Chips, Etc.
On the day of Surgery, begin with clear fluids (Cranberry Juice, Broth, Jell-O) and progress slowly to something more substantial to your tolerance level.
Remember, it is important to maintain your nutrition for optimal healing to occur.
P.S. Be sure to rest and take it easy for a few days. You may want to rent a few movies (Comedies) and have a relaxing recovery!