Westchester Gastroenterology Associates, P.C.

DIETARY RECOMMENDATIONS PRIOR TO COLONOSCOPY

BECAUSE OF THE TYPE OF BOWEL PREP THAT HAS BEEN ORDERED FOR YOU, IT WILL BE IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO EAT FOODS AND DRINK FLUIDS THAT CONTAIN POTASSIUM PRIOR TO COLON PREP DAY.

IT IS ADVISABLE THAT YOU INCLUDE SOME OF THESE ITEMS IN YOUR DIET FOR 2 - 3 DAYS BEFORE STARTING YOUR PREP.

FRUITS
CANNED FRUIT COCKTAIL
PURPLE PLUMS
PEARS
TANGERINES
BLUEBERRIES
BLACKBERRIES
BOYSENBERRIES
CHERRIES
FIGS
GRAPEFRUIT
RED RASPBERRIES
ORANGES
PEACHES
STRAWBERRIES
CANTALOUPE
HONEYDEW
FROZEN MELON BALLS
RHUBARB
APPLES
BANANAS
VEGETABLES
RAW CABBAGE
CUCUMBER
LETTUCE
ONIONS
CARROTS
CELERY
ENDIVE
GREEN BEANS
WAX BEANS
EGGPLANT
MUSTARD GREENS
CANNED BEATS
RUTABAGAS
TURNIPS
SUMMER SQUASH
WINTER SQUASH
ASPARAGUS
OKRA
CAULIFLOWER
POTATOES
FLUIDS
GRAPEFRUIT JUICE
GRAPEFRUIT-ORANGE JUICE
ORANGE JUICE
TOMATOE JUICE
APRICOT NECTAR
PINEAPPLE JUICE
MILK
GATORADE