- smooth or creamy peanut butter.
- white breads, low fiber or refined cereals, and low fat crackers.
- fruit juice.
- vegetable juice (spinach, kale, carrots)
- fruit purees.
What foods should you avoid if you have gastroparesis?
- Raw and dried fruits (such as apples, berries, coconuts, figs, oranges, and persimmons)
- Raw vegetables (such as Brussels sprouts, corn, green beans, lettuce, potato skins, and sauerkraut)
- Whole-grain cereal.
- Nuts and seeds (including chunky nut butters and popcorn)
How can I speed up my stomach emptying?
- Exercise for 30 minutes a day. Food and digested material is moved through the body by a series of muscle contractions.
- Eat more fiber.
- Eat yogurt.
- Eat less meat.
- Drink more water.
What causes gastroparesis to flare up?
Certain medications, such as opioid pain relievers, some antidepressants, and high blood pressure and allergy medications, can lead to slow gastric emptying and cause similar symptoms. For people who already have gastroparesis, these medications may make their condition worse.