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Table 4 Diet plan recommended on hospital discharge

From: Postoperative nutritional support of the patient with gut gangrene—a case report

Meal time Foods recommended Amount Exchanges CHO (g) Pro (g) Fats (g) TAG (g) Kcal
Breakfast Soft boiled egg 1 1 medium fat meat 7 5 4 75
Chicken soup (added corn flour) 250 ml 1 lean meat 7 3 3.8 55
1 tbsp corn flour 1/3 starch 5 1 0 5.5 26.7
Midmorning Yogurt 125 ml 0.8 whole milk 9.6 6.4 6.4 13.44 120
Apple sauce 1 apple 1 fruit 15 15 60
Lunch Chicken soup (added corn flour) 250 ml 1 lean meat 7 3 3.8 55
1 tbsp corn flour 1/3 starch 5 1 0 5.5 26.7
Rice (khichri) 1 C (total) 2 starch 30 6 2 33.2 160
Lentil 1½ tbsp. 1 very lean meat 7 0 3.5 35
Yogurt 50 ml 0.27 whole milk 3.24 2.16 2.16 4.536 40.5
Tea time Polymeric supplement 250 ml 38.26 7.14 13.64 43.194 304.36
Rusks/crackers 2 1 starch 15 3 1 16.6 80
Dinner Chicken soup (added corn flour) 250 ml 1 lean meat 7 3 3.8 55
1 tbsp corn flour 1/3 starch 5 1 0 5.5 26.7
Rice (khichri) with added Lentil 1 C (total) 2 starch 30 6 2 33.2 160
1 ½ tbsp. 1 very lean meat 7 0 3.5 35
Banana ½ 1 fruit 15 15 60
Yogurt 50 ml 0.27 whole milk 3.24 2.16 2.16 4.536 40.5
Bedtime Polymeric supplement 250 ml   26 10 9 31.9 225
Rusks/crackers 2 1 starch 15 3 1 16.6 80
Between meals Water 1000 ml
Total 215.34 90.86 53.36 265.7 1666.01