This category has been viewed 8101 times

 Healthy Indian Recipes >
41

Post Surgery Diet recipes


Last Updated : Nov 18,2020



सर्जरी के पश्चात का आहार - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Post Surgery Diet recipes in Hindi)
સર્જરી પછી ખવાતા આહારની રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Post Surgery Diet recipes in Gujarati)

Post Surgery Indian Diet

A surgery is a stress on the functioning of the body. It affects the working of your body. Your body needs time to heal and recover the wound. Recovery and effectiveness depends on what you eat.

Surgey is common as we age. They are meant to improve the quality of our life. Recovery from a surgery depends on the kind of surgery you have undergone. This may take 2 days to a fortnight to even a month.

What you need to focus on is the quality of your diet depending on the foods allowed. While each surgery may have its do’s and don’ts about foods, here are some basic suggestions. A clear liquid diet to a soft diet is often recommended.

{ad1}

Indian Foods to Eat Immediately after a Surgery / Clear Liquid Diet after Surgery

Most tyes of surgery follow a clear liquid to full liquid diet after surgery. This is to rest the digestive tract and give time to your body to recover. Also this type of a liquid diet will give you the minimum nutrition your body requires to stay well hydrated and maintain electrolyte balance.

Depending on wether fiber is allowed or no, you can opt for fruit juices to begin with. Homemade Strained Orange Juice is one such example.

 Homemade Strained Orange Juice

 Homemade Strained Orange Juice

{ad2}

Homemade Strained Barley Water is often recommended as part of a clear fluid diet for those recovering from surgery as they have an intolerance for food. It is also useful for those suffering from vomiting and diarrhoea as it provides them with water soluble nutrients.

Homemade Strained Barley Water Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe

Homemade Strained Barley Water Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe

Once you are used to these type of clear liquid foods, you can try other liquids like Homemade Strained Carrot Juice. The clear liquid diet usually is recommended for 1 to 3 days depending on the type of surgery and other complications if any.

 Homemade Strained Carrot Juice

 Homemade Strained Carrot Juice

Full Liquid Diet and Soft Diet after Surgery

Some surgeries like those of tooth may not require you to opt for clear liquid diet. You may be advised full liquid immediately after surgery and then soft diet within a couple of hours.

{ad3}

Similarly, certain other surgeries like the gastric surgery which suggested clear lquid diet as the first step may then call for liquid diet. In this type of diet, you can have unstrained juices, cooked thin dals, cooked barley water and thin vegetable purees. This diet is more nourished than the clear liquid diet and helps you recover further.

Masoor Dal Water and Mango Yogurt are liquidy foods allowed at this stage. The full liquid diet may be suggested for 2 to 14 days depending on the type of surgery and the patient’s response to food.

 Mango Yogurt for Babies How To Make Mango Yoghurt

 Mango Yogurt for Babies How To Make Mango Yoghurt

Full liquid diet is often succeeded by a soft diet. This is the transition before you begin for a normal diet. This begins immediately once you have been adjusted to a full liquid diet and are ready to digest more foods. Remember that your body needs nutrients to recover and also fight infections.

{ad4}

You can then begin with Rice Mash. It is cooked rice which is mashed very well and sometimes even blended to suit the needs of the patient who cannot chew well.

Rice Mash for Babies

Rice Mash for Babies

Mashed Potatoes pepper up with salt and pepper are allowd at this stage.

 Mashed Potatoes, Bland Food, Lactose Free

 Mashed Potatoes, Bland Food, Lactose Free

{ad5}

Thick soups like Pumpkin Soup can be a part of your diet. This will keep you satiated while providing enough nutrients. Soft diet may continue for 2 days to a week, though is some patients it may prescribed for a little longer time.

 Pumpkin Soup, Low Calorie Soup
 Pumpkin Soup, Low Calorie Soup

The final step is to get back to your normal solid diet. Remember to re-introduce foods slowly back into your meals. Keep your portion size controlled and chew it well for better digestion. Take your medications on time and keep up your regular follow ups with your doctor and dietitan.

{ad6}

Foods to Avoid for Post Surgery Diet

You need to add on foods that nourish your body with key nutrients. This means include fruits and vegetables and avoid the processed foods and junk. The reason is that post surgery constipation is a common problem and moreover refined and processed foods worsen this situation without providing much nutrition.

As you make your transition towards normal healthy eating, focus on protein, vitamins and minerals so that your body has the correct fuel to recover from surgery. Here is a list of foods which are best avoided.

1.      Processed foods like maida, bread etc.

Bread

Bread

{ad7}

2.      Sugary treats like cake, bisuicts eitc.

cake

cake

3.      Cheese

Cheese

Cheese

{ad8}

4.      Carbonated beverages

Soft Drink

Soft Drink

5.      Fried foods

Fried Mozzarella SticksFried Mozzarella Sticks

{ad9}

6.      Pasta and noodles

 Chilli Garlic Noodles ( Chinese Cooking )

Noodles

7.      Spicy foods

Kala Chana Subzi, Maharashtrian Recipe
Kala Chana Spicy Subzi

{ad10}

8.      Tea and coffee

Masala Chai Or Masala TeaTea

9.      Alcohol

Alcohol

Alcohol

{ad11}

10.  Red Meat

P.S. This is a general Post Surgery Diet. Depending on the surgery and other complications certain foods may be allowed and not allowed individually. So we recommend, you follow such diets under your doctor’s and dietitian’s supervision.


Show only recipe names containing:
  



Cucumber Melon Juice, How To Make Kharbuja Juice
Recipe# 6209
08 Nov 20

  This recipe has an associated video
 by Tarla Dalal
cucumber melon juice recipe | muskmelon cucumber detox juice | healthy muskmelon juice for summer | immune boosting kharbuja juice | cucumber melon juice is a rev ....
Banana Puree for Babies
Recipe# 40465
05 Oct 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
banana puree for babies |how to make banana puree for babies | banana puree for 6 month old baby | mashed banana for babies | with 8 amazing images Banana Puree for Babi ....
Carrot Juice for Babies
Recipe# 40466
17 Apr 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
carrot juice for babies | how to make carrot juice for 6 month old baby | Indian baby food – carrot juice | homemade carrot juice | with 7 amazing images. A wonder veggie, rich in vitamins ....
Apple Stew for Babies
Recipe# 40469
22 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
apple stew for babies | stewed apples for babies | apple puree for babies | soft food for babies | with 15 amazing images. At 8 to 9 months, babies start getting more active – and, of cours ....
Avocado Mash ( Baby and Toddler)
Recipe# 40470
06 May 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
avocado mash for babies recipe | healthy avocado baby food recipe idea | avocado puree for infants | how to make avocado puree for baby | with 7 amazing images. Avocado ....
Tomato Apple Drink
Recipe# 33195
26 Nov 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A cool blend of vitamins A, C and lycopene, which is so delicious you will never guess it is a health drink! The Tomato Apple Drink wins due to the smart combination of ingredients, which give an out-of-the-world flavour and a good nutrient boost as well. Tomatoes, known for their antioxidant ....
Broccoli Soup ( Pregnancy Recipe)
Recipe# 2950
24 Aug 20

  This recipe has an associated video
 
by Tarla Dalal
The Broccoli Broth is a really quick soup to make, and one which does not require you to hunt for umpteen ingredients. Despite the minimal amount of ingredients, it has a fantastic flavour mainly due to the teamwork of broccoli with onions, and a soothing texture due to the addition of milk. Broccol ....
Masoor Dal Water for Babies
Recipe# 38832
25 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
masoor dal water for babies | masoor dal ka pani for babies | daal ka paani recipe for babies | lentil soup for babies above 6 months | with 12 amazing images. Masoor da ....
Jowar Porridge for Babies
Recipe# 38840
24 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
jowar porridge recipe for babies | jowar flour porridge of babies | sorghum porridge for babies | how to make jowar porridge for babies at home | with 14 amazing images. This wholesome and ....
Mango Yogurt for Babies How To Make Mango Yoghurt
Recipe# 3059
25 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Although the King of fruits visits us only once a year, make sure you treat your baby to this delicious fruity flavoured Mango Yogurt for Babies when this fruit are available in plenty. Mangoes give plenty of
How To Make Barley Water for Babies ( Above 6 Months)
Recipe# 3051
24 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Barley water for babies | how to make barley water for babies | homemade barley water for infants | with 10 amazing images. Barley is a protein-rich cereal that will do wonders for your baby. This
Carrot, Tomato and Egg Smoothie
Recipe# 40110
24 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Hungry kya? Then, it’s time to have a glassful of this wholesome Carrot, Tomato and Egg Smoothie. With protein from eggs and ample nutrients from fresh vegetables, this is a healthy treat you can enjoy any time of the day. In fact, you can make it in advance and keep it covered in the fridge for mor ....
Papaya Puree for Babies
Recipe# 3053
25 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
papaya puree for babies | how to make papaya puree for babies | papaya puree for 6 month old baby | with 7 amazing images Papaya Puree for Babies has a large number of valuable nutrients. I ....
Honeydew and Tender Coconut Drink
Recipe# 41720
24 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Melons and coconut water are two things that are inseparable from the Indian summer! The Honeydew and Tender Coconut Drink brings both together, to give you a refreshing drink with a soothing flavour and pleasant colour. We have not used any sweeteners to make this drink because the mild sweetne ....
Vegetable Broth, Indian Clear Soup
Recipe# 42273
08 Feb 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Chock-full of nutrients from multiple veggies, this tasty and comforting Vegetable Broth is just right to have when you are recuperating from a surgery or suffering from vomiting. It is an apt addition to a clear liquid diet as it helps to maintain the fluid balance in the body. It is very easy ....
Homemade Strained Tomato Juice
Recipe# 42301
24 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tomatoes are always available in plenty, so you can make this juice whenever you feel like. Homemade Strained Tomato Juice is very beneficial for those on a clear liquid diet, as it is chock-full of vitamins and minerals, and will help meet your daily nutrient requirements. Rich in vitamin A and ....
Mashed Potatoes, Bland Food, Lactose Free
Recipe# 42339
25 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Mashed Potatoes is an international favourite, and a comfort food for many. Its bland but pleasant taste and soothing texture make it a pick-me-up food, which is sure to lift your mood. Although Mashed Potatoes is traditionally made with cream or butter, we have made a dairy-free version here, w ....
Subscribe to the free food mailer

Gluten Free Hindi Recipes

Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name
Password

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?