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Tropical Fruits

Bowel Preparation

Although food is the joy of life, strict adherence to dietary guidelines prior to colonoscopy allows the optimal evaluation and care.  The instructions are advised in clinic, but here are supplementary details for your reference.  Your doctor may have specific instructions that defer from these and you should follow their specific advice.

Click here for a downloadable PDF of the this guide.

Time Before Colonoscopy
General Instructions
2-3 days before
Low fibre diet – see below
1 day before up to lunch (12 noon)
white rice, fish, plain biscuit, noodle (without vegetables), beancurd or egg
After 12 noon the day before till colonoscopy (or fasting time for gastroscopy)
Clear fluid diet – see below

Low Fibre Diet

Liquid Diet

Soup & Ladle
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