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Diet Chart For Diarrhoea Patients

Last Updated: Aug 26, 2020

About Diarrhoea Diet

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Diet plan for diarrhoea includes is a low fibre content food which helps to fight against diarrhoea or loose motion. A proper diet for diarrhoea is said to have fibre content up to 10 grams a day. Low fibre content foods are tolerated during diarrhoea because it won’t allow the bowel to stimulate and it will be easier to digest.

Diarrhoea affected people should not be starved because it makes the condition even worse. Supplements of vitamins and minerals should be done for those people. Diarrhea can cause dehydration, which requires the patient to drink a lot of water to avoid dehydration.

Diet for diarrhoea should have the following:

  1. Should have a large amount of fluids in different forms to avoid dehydration.
  2. All cereal foods, including wheat flours, suji, rice flakes should be included, whereas whole milk, fried foods, whole pulses, etc which are the source of high fibre should be avoided.
  3. Skimmed milk with cereal, buttermilk, paneer and curd are allowed to eat during diarrhoea.
  4. Bananas, fruit juices without pulp, canned fruits are suggested to be included in the diet.
  5. Vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, radish and spinaches are not recommended while diarrhoea is affected.
  6. Sucrose and lactose free foods are recommended.
  7. Soya beans or milk protein hydrolysate is also recommended.

If you are suffering from, then follow this diet plan we created for 7 Day diet chart for you after discussing with experienced dietitin. We also listed out meal timing and what food items you need to eat when you are suffering from diarrhoea.

Here we listed food items which can you eat in diarrhoea problem and helps in recovering it. These food items for diarrhea patients are easily availble in the local market. We also listed some food items to be avoided while diarrhoea problem. In this Indian diet plan for diarrhea patients, you need to do some lifestyle changes also.

Diet Chart for Diarrhoea Patient

Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Vegetable soup (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender coconut water (1 cup) + 1 Apple (Unskinned)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Khichdi (1/2 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Boiled Black grams (1/3rd cup) + Black Tea (1 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Khichdi (1/2 cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Boiled White Chickpeas n Tomato (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender coconut water (1 cup) + Grapes (1/2 cup)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Chapati (2) + Fish(1pc.) stew
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Roasted Rice Flakes (1/2 cup) + Black Tea (1 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Boiled Rice (1/2 cup) + Baked Pumpkin (1/3rd cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Carrot soup (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender coconut water (1 cup) + Pomegranates (1/2 cup)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Boiled rice (1/2 cup) + Cabbage curry (1/3rd cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Boiled Potato n Black grams (1/2 cup) + Black Tea (1 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Boiled Rice (1/2 cup) + Mashed potato(2) + 1tsp Ghee
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Vegetable soup (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender coconut water (1 cup) + 1 Guava
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Carrot Uttappam (1) + Raita (1/3rd cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Puffed Rice (1/2 cup) + Black Tea (1 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Khichdi (1/2 cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Baked Tomato n Brolli wity bell peper soup (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender coconut water (1 cup) + Ripe Papaya (1/3rd cup)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Chapati (2) + Baked vegetables (1/2 cup) + Raita (1/3rd cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Boiled Black grams (1/3rd cup) + Black Tea (1 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Boiled Rice (1/2 cup) + Bottle gourd curry (1/3rd cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Broccoli n Bell peper soup (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender coconut water (1 cup) + 1 Orange
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Boiled Rice (1/2 cup) + Lentil soup (1/2 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Roasted Rice Flakes (1/2 cup) + Black Tea (1 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Boiled Rice (1/2 cup) + Fish(1pc.) stew (1/3rd cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Carrot n Beetroot soup (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender coconut water (1 cup) + 2 Chikus
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Dosa (1) + Samber (1/2 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Boiled Potato n Black grams (1/2 cup) + Black Tea (1 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Boiled Rice (1/2 cup) + Pointed gourd(without seeds n Unskinned) Curryurry

Diarrhoea Diet Restrictions: Food Items To Limit

  1. Milk and dairy products
  2. Fried, fatty, greasy foods
  3. Spicy Foods
  4. Raw vegetables
  5. Alcohol
  6. Coffee, Soda

Do's And Dont's While Following Diet Plan for Diarrhoea


  1. Re-hydrate. Drink plenty of fluids - Coconut water, pure water
  2. Have banana, rice cereals, toast
  3. Eat small, frequent meals. Eating heavy meals after diarrhea puts stress on your digestive system, making it hard for your recovering stomach to process foods properly.
  4. Be careful with what you eat or drink.


  1. Drink Caffeine
  2. Eat milk, fried foods, sweets


Food Items You Can Easily Consume in Diarrhoea Diet Plan

  1. Clear broths, like chicken broth
  2. Electrolyte-enhanced water or coconut water with vitamins or electrolytes
  3. Decaffeinated tea
  4. Banana, Apple
  5. Rice
  6. Toast


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Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
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