What foods are high in fiber to avoid?
- Nuts, seeds, dried fruit and coconut.
- Whole grains, popcorn, wheat germ and bran.
- Brown rice, wild rice, oatmeal, granola, shredded wheat, quinoa, bulgur and barley.
- Dried beans, baked beans, lima beans, peas and lentils.
- Chunky peanut butter.
Who needs a fiber restricted diet?
A fiber-restricted diet reduces the amount and frequency of bowel movements, therefore reducing irritation to your digestive tract. Your healthcare team may also recommend a fiber-restricted diet if you have a colostomy or ileostomy, or recent intestinal surgery.
Are bananas OK for low-fiber diet?
Raw fruits you can have are very ripe apricots, bananas and cantaloupe, honeydew melon, watermelon, nectarines, papayas, peaches, and plums. Avoid all other raw fruit. Avoid canned and raw pineapple, fresh figs, berries, all dried fruits, fruit seeds, and prunes and prune juice.