soft diet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n soft diet a diet that does not require chewing; advised for those with intestinal disorders
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Usage

In literature:

The food during the course of the disease is a liquid and soft diet.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
If the animal retains an appetite, a soft diet is preferable, such as scalded oats, bran mashes, and grass, if in season.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Should be medium soft, not loose, smooth, and when on milk diet, light in color.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
Diet should consist of soft food, such as bran mashes with a little linseed meal mixed in them.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
A light or soft diet is advised until the condition improves, resting the renal organs as far as possible.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
He should be guarded against Costiveness by a soft relaxing Diet, or by Glysters, and bathe his Legs once a Day in warm Water.
"Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health" by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
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In poetry:

Never, surely, was holier man
Than Ambrose, since the world began;
With diet spare and raiment thin
He shielded himself from the father of sin;
With bed of iron and scourgings oft,
His heart to God's hand as wax made soft.
"Ambrose" by James Russell Lowell

In news:

Stay away from soft drinks as a source of hydration , including diet drinks.
An elderly nursing home resident was supposed to be fed a soft, mechanically altered diet under supervision.
Then you can gradually add soft solids and resume a more normal diet over a week or two.
A suit filed against Safeway last year over the potential presence of benzene in its private-label Safeway Select Diet Orange soft drink was settled last week, according to a published report.
Pepsi just unveiled a brand new can design for their Diet Pepsi soft drink.
If reports on calorie-laden soft drinks weren't in the media enough, the new angle seems to have the media weighing in on diets.
It's not the first time PepsiCo is tweaking a diet soft drink.
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