Foods Teaching 2462

Instructed caregiver about certain foods and beverages might irritate the patient's bladder, including: coffee, tea and carbonated drinks, even without caffeine. Caregiver verbalized.

Foods Teaching 2339

SN instructed about avoid convenience foods such as canned soups, entrees, vegetables, pasta and rice mixes, frozen dinners, instant cereal and puddings, and gravy sauce mixes. Select frozen meals that contain around 600 mg sodium or less. Use fresh, frozen, no-added-salt canned vegetables, low-sodium soups, and low-sodium lunch-meats.

Foods Teaching 1358

Patient was instructed the importance of following a low-sodium, high-potassium diet. Encourage to eat bananas, citrus, fruits.

Foods Teaching 1722

SN instructed patient eat slowly in a relaxed atmosphere. Chew your food thoroughly. Avoid chewing gum, smoking, and drinking from a straw. This will help decrease the amount of air you swallow, which may help reduce gas.

Foods Teaching 1723

Instructed patient eating yogurt or drinking buttermilk may help reduce gas, To control gas at night, do not eat after 8 p.m. This will give your bowel time to quiet down before you go to bed.

Foods Teaching 1724

Instructed patient eat foods like fish, onions, garlic, broccoli, asparagus, and cabbage produce odor. Although your pouch is odor-proof, if you eat these foods you may notice a stronger odor when emptying your pouch. If this is a concern, you may want to limit these foods in your diet.

Foods Teaching 1776

Instructed patient/caregiver on no-added-salt or salt-controlled diet can help control high blood pressure. Even if you are taking medication, it's important to follow a salt-controlled diet to help the medication work more effectively. Use a limited amount of salt in cooking. Don't add salt to your food at the table, either at home or when dining out. Most restaurants add salt when preparing food. Use fresh or dried herbs, spices, and lemon juice to season foods. Avoid ham, bacon, salt pork, and cheese, because these are made with salt. Patient/caregiver verbalized understanding.

Foods Teaching 625

Patient was instructed about how to get a balanced diet: choose a variety of nutrient-dense foods and beverages among the basic food groups, balance calories from foods and beverages with physical activity to manage body weight, choose fiber-rich fruits, vegetables, and whole grains often, eat 2 cups of fruit and 2 1/2 cups of vegetables daily (for someone eating 2,000 calories) and other way to get the goals will be explained in next teaching. Further teaching is needed.