Clear Liquid Diet

Patients may be instructed to drink only clear fluids. Clear liquids are those that you can see through and include clear juice, broth, hard candy, ice and gelatin.

Clear liquid diet options include:

  • Pedialyte
  • Gatorade
  • Water
  • Clear broth such as chicken or beef
  • Clear fruit juice without pulp such as apple, grape and cranberry (avoid orange and tomato juice)
  • Tea or coffee with added sweetener (no cream or milk)
  • JELL-O®, popsicles and hard candy