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1,000 calories a day: Sample diet (3-day menu)   English
Abstract: This handout provides sample menus that provide a total of 1,000 calories a day.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 4/2010
2 gram (2,000 mg) sodium meal plan: Planning your daily meals   English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout gives tips and information about following a low-sodium meal plan. It explains how sodium is listed on nutrition labels and gives definitions for different claims, such as "sodium free," "low sodium," and "no salt added." It also gives tips for eating out and includes a table showing which foods are OK to eat, and which ones to avoid. This information is especially helpful for patients with heart conditions or heart failure.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2013
Adjustable gastric banding: Dietary guidelines   English
Abstract: This handout gives information about general nutrition and the 2 phases of liquid diet patients go through after bariatric surgery.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 2/2010
Diabetes basics   English Korean Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives a basic overview of diabetes management including diet, counting carbohydrates, exercise, weight loss, and monitoring of blood sugar level.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 11/2010
Diet for gastroparesis: The basics   English
Abstract: This handout provides basic diet information for people with gastroparesis. It gives general guidelines to follow and a list of foods to choose or avoid.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2006
Diet for liver disease: The basics   English
Abstract: This handout provides basic information about the diet for people with liver disease.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2006
Do you need to lose weight?   English
Abstract: This handout gives tips on how to lose weight, including listening to your body, making exercise a priority, decreasing sedentary activities, decreasing portion sizes, and eating healthy foods at the right times and in the right portions.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 2/2007
Drink-a-meal   English
Abstract: This booklet gives guidelines and recipes for a nutritious, varied diet for patients who have their jaw wired together (intermaxillary fixation).
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 4/2010
Eating and breathing with COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease   English
Abstract: This handout gives tips on how to minimize the symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) through watching how and what you eat.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 2/2012
Esophageal diet after surgery: Nutrition guidelines   English
Abstract: This handout gives nutritional guidelines for patients who have had surgery of the esophagus. It includes ways to meet protein and calorie needs, suggested supplements, lists of foods that are OK and not OK to eat and drink, general instructions for how and when to eat, and when to call the dietitian or diet technician.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 10/2015
Esophagectomy diet: Nutrition guidelines   Chinese English
Abstract: This brochure offers diet guidelines to follow after having an esophagectomy, which is an operation to remove the esophagus. It includes instructions for a clear liquid diet, a full liquid diet, and how to get enough protein and calories. Tables of food groups show allowed foods and foods to avoid.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 10/2015
Fiber: What's in it for you   English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains insoluble and soluble fiber and how fiber helps you with digestion and disease prevention. Tips are offered to ensure gettnig the right amount of fiber in the diet.
Author: Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1993
UWMC Dept: Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
Revised Date: 7/2016
First 2 weeks after bariatric surgery: What you may eat and tips to help you recover   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout offers guidelines to help patients choose the right foods right after bariatric sugery and for the next 2 weeks, to meet their nutritional needs and to avoid problems such as nausea, vomiting, and dumping syndrome.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 11/2014
Fluid-restricted diet: Guidelines to follow   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout is for patients who have been placed on a fluid-restricted diet. It gives basic guidelines and a list of foods that should be counted as part of fluid intake. It includes a table to help with measuring fluids and tips to help with fluid control. This information is especially helpful for patients with heart conditions or heart failure.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 5/2013
Food records   English
Abstract: This booklet provides forms for recording daily food and fluid intake for 7 days. Patients are instructed to record each entry as soon as possible after each meal or snack. Spaces are included for writing in the amount of food or fluid and how it was prepared.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 5/2013
Food safety: For patients having chemotherapy or radiation therapy   English
Abstract: This handout is for patients having chemotherapy or radiation therapy. It explains foodborne illness and why food safety is so important for people having cancer treatments. It includes important "steps to food safety" and gives specific guidelines for avoiding contamination at home and at the grocery store. Content of this handout is adapted from "Food Safety Guidelines" by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2015
Free water restriction: While you are in the hospital   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect if you are on free water restriction while you are in the hospital.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2015
Gastrectomy diet: Nutrition guidelines   English
Abstract: This handout gives dietary guidelines to follow after having a gastrectomy, surgery to remove some or all of the stomach. After a gastrectomy, people usually need to eat soft foods that are high in protein and low in sugar. The handout includes an explanation of "dumping syndrome" and how to prevent it, tables listing foods that are OK and foods to avoid on a soft gastrectomy diet, special drink recipes, and a sample menu.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 10/2015
Getting enough protein and calories: Nutrition to support your healing   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This booklet contains guidelines to help meet protein and calorie needs. It contains tips for boosting protein and calories, a list of liquid supplements, a list of protein sources, and several drink recipes.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 10/2010
Heart-healthy guidelines   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout reviews the guidelines for living a heart-healthy lifestyle, as provided by the American Heart Association. Included are tips on diet, exercise, emphasizing "good" fats, and limiting sodium and sugar intake.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 2/2012
Heartburn: Tips to relieve your symptoms   English
Abstract: This handout offers diet and other tips to relieve the symptoms of heartburn.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 5/2012
High-protein foods: Nutrition to help you heal   English
Abstract: This one-page handout lists high-protein foods, serving sizes, and how many grams of protein are in each serving. This table is taken from the handout "Nutrition After Your Transplant."
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 4/2017
Home tube feeding guide   English
Abstract: This booklet provides instructions for tube feeding and offers tips for preventing or managing common side effects, including diarrhea, constipation, stomach upset, and dehydration. Includes simple illustrations showing a gastrostomy tube and pump and gravity drip methods of feeding.
Author: Nutrition Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 11/2009
Limiting fluids: When you are on a fluid restriction   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect if you are on a fluid restriction diet while you are in the hospital. This information is especially helpful for patients with heart conditions or heart failure.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2015
Low-iodine diet: Planning ahead   English
Abstract: This handout describes a low-iodine diet (less than 50 micrograms per day). Included are lists of foods that can be eaten and foods to avoid while on the diet.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 5/2010
Low-potassium diet: The basics   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout provides basic diet information about a low-potassium diet.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2006
Low-sodium diet: The basics   English
Abstract: This handout provide basic information about a low-sodium diet.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2006
Low-sugar special drink recipes   English
Abstract: This handout contains recipes for low-sugar drinks that can be made at home to supplement an oral diet. Flavors are suggested, but may be altered to suit individual tastes.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2010
Magnesium in your diet   English
Abstract: This handout explains why magnesium is important to the body, and how some medicines promote magnesium loss. Included is a list of foods and drinks that are high in magnesium.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 10/2010
Managing reflux: Dietary guidelines for people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)   English
Abstract: This handout explains dietary chages to help lessen the likelihood of reflux, and to avoid irritation of sensitive or inflamed esophageal tissue. These changes are recommended for people with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Included are lists of foods that are usually tolerated and those that may cause problems.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 6/2010
Nausea during pregnancy: Tips to help prevent nausea and vomiting   English
Abstract: This handout offers tips to help prevent nausea and vomiting (morning sickness) that often occurs in the early months of pregnancy.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2007
Nutrition after your transplant: Making the best food choices   Chinese English Korean Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This booklet gives dietary tips for patients who have had a transplant. Included are: the nutritional effects of medicines; needs for protein, sodium, potassium and calcium; weight and exercise; low-bacteria diet; and food safety. Space is provided for a dietitian to fill in information specific to the patient.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 9/2016
Nutrition after your whipple surgery: Eating to help your recovery   English
Abstract: This handout gives diet tips for patients who have had whipple surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. It explains why a special diet is needed and gives lists of foods to eat and foods to avoid.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 5/2016
Nutrition for a healthy heart recovery: A guide to eating after cardiac surgery   English
Abstract: This handout details some of the common eating-related responses to coronary artery bypass or valve surgery. It offers suggestions for dealing with loss of appetite, combating constipation, and eating right to help the body heal and fight infection.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2010
Nutrition tips to help prevent nausea and vomiting   English
Abstract: This handout offers tips for preventing nausea and vomiting. Included are recommendations for what to eat and how to eat, and what to do at times other than mealtimes.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 8/2007
Patient journal: Your 3-day record   English
Abstract: This 3-day journal provides blank tables for a patient to record their food and fluid intake and tube feedings, medicines, symptoms, and side effects. A short list of measurement conversions is included, as well as a severity scale of 0 to 10, with 0 being "None" and 10 being "Intolerable."
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 2/2010
Potassium in foods   English
Abstract: This handout lists the amount of potassium in many foods. This information is helpful for patients who have been advised to limit the amount of potassium in their diet. These are guidelines only.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 10/2011
Reading nutrition labels   English
Abstract: This handout explains the kinds of information contained in the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 5/2011
Taking vitamins and minerals after bariatric surgery: Guidelines to follow   English
Abstract: This handout gives general guidelines for adding specific vitamins and minerals to the diet to prevent nutritional deficiencies after bariatric surgery.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2012
Tasty recipes to add protein and calcium to your diet  
Abstract: This booklet contains many tasty recipes to help add important protein and calcium to the diet. Protein helps build and repair body tissues, and helps the body fight infection. Calcium keeps bones and teeth strong, controls blood pressure, and keeps muscles working well.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 3/2007
Very low calorie diet using prepared foods   English
Abstract: This handout explains a Very Low Calorie Diet (1,000 calories a day) for patients who want to use prepared foods. This diet is prescribed before surgery to help decrease the size of the patient's liver. Included are a meal plan and a list of daily servings allowed.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Revised Date: 5/2015
Very low calorie diet: Preparing your own meals   English
Abstract: This handout explains a Very Low Calorie Diet (1,000 calories a day) for patients who want to cook their own meals. This diet is prescribed before surgery to help decrease the size of the patient's liver. Included are a meal plan and a list of daily servings allowed.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Revised Date: 5/2015
Your protein needs   English
Abstract: This handout gives the protein content of various foods and supplements.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 1/2011
 
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