Low Fiber Diet

A low-fiber diet is for people who need to rest their intestinal tract. A low-fiber diet limits the amount of food waste that has to move through the large intestine.

Breads, Cereal, Rice and Pasta:

White bread, rolls, biscuits, and croissant, melba toast
Waffles, French toast, and pancakes
White rice, noodles, pasta, macaroni and peeled cooked potatoes
Plain crackers, Saltines
Cooked cereals: farina, Cream of Rice
Cold cereals: Puffed Rice, Rice Krispies, Corn Flakes, and Special K
Breads, Cereal, Rice and Pasta:

Breads or rolls with nuts, seeds or fruit
Whole wheat, pumpernickel, rye breads and cornbread
Potatoes with skin, brown or wild rice, and kasha (buckwheat)

Tender cooked and canned vegetables without seeds: carrots, asparagus tips, green or wax beans, pumpkin, spinach, lima beans

Raw or steamed vegetables
Vegetables with seeds
Winter squash, peas, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, onions, cauliflower, baked beans, peas and corn

Strained fruit juice
canned fruit, except pineapple
ripe bananas

prunes and prune juice
raw or dried fruit
all berries, figs, dates and raisins

milk, plain or flavored
yogurt, custard, and ice cream
cheese and cottage cheese

Yogurt with nuts or seeds
Meat and other proteins:

ground, wellcooked tender beef, lamb, ham, veal, pork, fish, poultry, and organ meats
peanut butter without nuts
Meat and other proteins:

tough, fibrous meats with gristle
dry beans, peas, and lentils
peanut butter with nuts
Fats, Snack, Sweets, Condiments, and Beverages:

Margarine, butter, oils, mayonnaise, sour cream, and salad dressing
Plain gravies
Sugar, clear jelly, honey, and syrup
Spices, cooked herbs, bouillon, broth, and soups made with allowed vegetables
Coffee, tea, and carbonated drinks
Plain cakes and cookies
Gelatin, plain puddings, custard, ice cream, sherbet, Popsicles
Hard candy or pretzels
Ketchup, mustard
Fats, Snack, Sweets, Condiments, and Beverages:

Nuts, seeds, and coconut
Jam, marmalade, and preserves
Pickles, olives, relish, and horseradish
All desserts containing nuts, seeds, dried fruit, coconut, or made from whole grains or bran
Candy made with nuts or seeds