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Soft diet

Definition of the noun soft diet

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  1. a diet that does not require chewing; advised for those with intestinal disorders
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonyms of soft diet: pap / spoon food
    • more generic word: diet = a prescribed selection of foods
    • part: Pablum = a soft form of cereal for infants


Soft diet: A Mechanical soft diet is recommended in many situations, including some types of dysphagia, surgery involving the jaw, mouth or gastrointestinal tract, and pain from newly adjusted dental braces. This diet is often confused with the soft diet that is a regular diet but without fibers, spiced foods, and highly fatty foods.

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Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

The soft diet is an intermediate step between the light and liquid diet. Some hospitals, however, may omit the light diet. A soft diet consists mainly of liquids and semisolid foods; it is required in some gastrointestinal tract conditions, debilitated ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

That which is not based on objective data, as in the 'soft' sciences of psychology or sociology soft diet Nutrition A diet of soft foods–eg, bananas, JelloTM, oatmeal, soups, yogurt, that forbids hard foods–eg, carrots or 'chewy'–eg, broccoli, jelly ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

soft diet, n a diet that is soft in texture, low in fiber residue, easily digested, and well tolerated. It is commonly recommended for people who have ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Alternative & Complementary Medicine (2010)

Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen

Rainbow diet, Raw food diet, Rejuvenating diet, Restriction diet, Rice diet, Rotation diet, Scarsdale diet, Soft diet, Southampton diet, Standardised meal, Starvation diet, Step 1 diet, Stillman diet, Swank diet, Taoist fiveelement nutrition, TOPS, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Child Care Welfare And Guidance In 2 Vols.

by Vijaya Wadhwa

See Nutrition; Soft Diet; Special Diets. Diphtheria. See Common Communicable Diseases of Childhood; Immunisation.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Medical and Surgical Knowledge ... By the Editor of the “Dictionary of Useful Knowledge” &c. [i.e. Robert Kemp Philp.] (1864)

The best treatment in salivation is to act freely on the bowels by saline aperients; ' ve a light, soft diet; order exposure in a cool atmosphereand a well-ventilated room, and the washing of the month frequently with borax and water, or a weak ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

anodyne, subdued; 8 delicate; 9 compliant soft coal: 10 bituminous soft color: б pastel soft-cover: 9 paperback soft diet: 3 pap; 6 pablum soften: 4 damp, dull, mute; 5 yield; б buffer, dampen, muffle, relent, temper, weaken; 7 cushion, diffuse; ...

Google previewThe Whiplash Encyclopedia (2006)

by Robert Ferrari

soft diet—A diet consisting mainly of semisolid foods requiring little or no chewing before swallowing. soft tissues—A general term referring ...

Google previewCancer Dictionary (2004)

by Henry A. Rose

soft diet A diet consisting of bland foods that are softened by ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

diet; SOFT DIET one consisting of milk, eggs, custard, mashed potatoes, ice cream, or other nonirritating easily digested foods; VEGETARIAN D. one in which all flesh foods are eliminated in favour of vegetables, cereals and dairy products.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

together with a low soft diet, keeping the hoof moist and soft with emollient poultices applied around it; ...

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