Here are some examples of foods that you can eat on the days leading up to your colonoscopy:
- Milk, cheese, yogurt, sour cream.
- White rice, white bread, refined pasta, refined crackers, breakfast cereals.
- Applesauce, canned vegetables, fruits without seeds or skin.
- Chicken, pork, seafood.
So, can I eat 24 hours before a colonoscopy?
24 hours before. No matter your diet in the days before your colonoscopy, you must switch to a liquid-only diet 24 hours before your exam. You can eat and drink any clear liquids you want, but a good rule of thumb to follow is eight ounces per hour that you're awake.
What can you eat the day before a colonoscopy and endoscopy?
Do not eat nuts, seeds, popcorn or corn. On the day before the procedure: Have only clear liquids (broth, clear soups or beverages, transparent juices, Jello and popsicles) until 4 hours before the procedure the next day. HAVE NOTHING TO EAT OR DRINK AFTER THAT.
What kind of jello can I eat before a colonoscopy?
Clear liquids include anything that you can see through including; beef, chicken, vegetable broth or bouillon, apple juice, white grape juice, white cranberry juice, sodas (colas or clear, diet or regular), Jell-O or popsicles (green or yellow only), and coffee or tea.