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I'm now about three months out and am looking to try to start adding some fruits and veggies back in to my diet. What recommended of each should I try? What should I avoid?

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30 minutes ago, Ellf said:

I'm now about three months out and am looking to try to start adding some fruits and veggies back in to my diet. What recommended of each should I try? What should I avoid?

All plans are different – Add what’s on your plan. Try small amounts at first to see what your stomach can tolerate.

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I'm cleared to eat "anything," but I just wanted some recommendations. (Anything, so long as the sugar content per serving is <10g.)

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My dietitian recommended Water Mellon, berries, cantaloupes and those high in Fiber while avoiding the more sugary fruits. I told her that I like cherries and she said sure, unfortunately cherries are heavy on my stomach. When eating fruits its best to eat with a Protein, cottage cheese, yogurt etc. Always check with your plan of course.

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I'm a big fan of cherry tomatoes. Great snack!

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Cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, red/green peppers (all raw)....cauliflower, broccoli, asparagus (cooked), watermelon, berries.....

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Watermelon and cantaloupe were the first fruits I tried and I had no problem. Disclaimer: I seem to have an Iron stomach, nothing has bothered me.

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Since I was able to eat solid foods, I haven't had a bad reaction to any fruit that I've tried. I use to eat a lot of apples and the small mandarins like cuties, but I've kinda burned out on them. Lately I've been into fruits like mango's, pineapple & nectarines. My dietician warned to not eat too much fruit, but it's never effected me in a negative way, so I eat what I want of it.

I have only had one bad reaction to veggies and it was from The Panda King. It was a small serving of Broccoli Beef no rice, for some reason it didn't sit well. Salads are my go to veggie. But be warned, salads can be a slider food. For me I can eat a whole plate of it where as more dense food like meat I can't eat more than a few ounces at a time.

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with fruit, I started with berries. Now at four years out, I can eat pretty much any fruit except citrus fruits (the acid bothers my stomach).

Cooked veggies are much easier on your stomach than raw, so start with those. I can usually eat raw veggies now, too, but sometimes they irritate my stomach, even this far out.

as an above poster said, though, check your plan first - they're all different.

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