A clear liquid diet consists of clear liquids — such as water, broth and plain gelatin — that are easily digested and leave no undigested residue in your intestinal tract.
- Water (plain, carbonated or flavored)
- Fruit juices without pulp, such as apple or white grape juice
- Carbonated drinks, including dark sodas (cola and root beer)
- Gelatin (Jell-O) without fruit
- Tea or coffee without milk or cream
- Sports drinks
- Clear, fat-free broth (bouillon or consommé)