Definition of Bland diet

1. Noun. A diet of foods that are not irritating. "He ate a bland diet because of his colitis"

Exact synonyms: Ulcer Diet
Generic synonyms: Diet



Medical Definition of Bland diet

1. A regular diet omitting foods that mechanically or chemically irritate the gastrointestinal tract. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Bland diet

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1. Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homœopathy by American Institute of Homeopathy Session (1895)
"choice of six, beef tea of four; bland diet, low diet, fever diet, light diet, ... A low diet, a bland diet, a fever diet, a milk diet, farinaceous food and ..."

2. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1901)
"A bland diet, one that does not excite, must contain nothing or very little of this. It is common knowledge that milk affords such a nutrient, and passes, ..."

3. Treatment of Internal Diseases: For Physicians and Students by Norbert Ortner, Nathaniel Bowditch Potter (1908)
"... and succeeded only when I changed to a bland diet. Without journeying further into this disputed territory and without even attempting a discussion of ..."

4. A System of Diet and Dietetics by George Alexander Sutherland (1908)
"Sometimes very acute cases occur, and demand a simple bland diet with absence of any ... Here again a simple, nutritious, bland diet is called for. ..."

5. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1903)
"this justifies them iu rejecting the safe bland diet and advising a stimulating and brusque ... Personally I would recommend trying the bland diet first. ..."

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