A diet restricted to liquids and, sometimes, certain semisolid foods, as custards, gelatin, etc.
Liquid-diet Sentence Examples
If your doctor has suggested a clear liquid diet, then the following information will help in the selection of foods for a clear liquid diet.
A clear liquid diet consists of clear liquids and foods that are liquid at room temperature.
Typically, a clear liquid diet is not nutritionally balanced and cannot be sustained over a long period of time, but rather is meant to provide some liquid, salt and basic nutrients for a few days until more nutritious foods can be resumed.
There are two criteria for foods for a clear liquid diet - that the foods are entirely clear, and that the food is liquid at room temperature.
Beverages typically make up the largest portion of a clear liquid diet.