Definition of Soft diet

1. Noun. A diet that does not require chewing; advised for those with intestinal disorders.

Exact synonyms: Pap, Spoon Food
Generic synonyms: Diet
Terms within: Pablum



Medical Definition of Soft diet

1. A normal diet limited to soft foods for those who have difficulty chewing or swallowing; there are no restrictions on seasoning or method of food preparation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Soft diet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"On the eighth day any liquid is permissible, and on the eleventh day the patient is given a soft boiled egg; on the thirteenth, soft diet; on the fifteenth, ..."

2. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1913)
"On the eighth day any liquid is permissible, and on the eleventh day the patient is given a soft-boiled egg; on the thirteenth, a soft diet; ..."

3. Diet Lists of the Presbyterian Hospital, New York City by Herbert Swift Carter (1919)
"soft diet soft diet is the same as the convalescent diet, omitting meat, fish, ... COMMENTS ON REGULAR HOUSE DIET, CONVALESCENT DIET, AND soft diet ..."

4. Diet Lists of the Presbyterian Hospital, New York City by Herbert Swift Carter, Presbyterian Hospital (New York, N.Y.) (1913)
"soft diet soft diet is the same as the convalescent diet, omitting meat, fish, ... COMMENTS ON REGULAR HOUSE DIET, CONVALESCENT DIET. AND soft diet ..."

5. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1919)
"Eleventh day, one soft boiled egg in addition to any liquid. Thirteenth day, soft diet. Twelfth day, two soft boiled eggs in addition to any liquid. ..."

6. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1901)
"One hundred and fifteen cases were given soft diet before the temperature became normal. In a very small proportion of cases (five) slight irregularity was ..."

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