Food plays and important role in the care of your patient.
The diet may be full, light, soft or liquid depending on the condition of the patient.
A full diet is a normal diet.
A light diet is an easily digested diet avoiding indigestible foods.
Viz. cucumber, tough meats, fried and roasted foods and gas forming vegetables, e.g.
Cabbage, and very spicy foods.
A soft diet is a full or light diet, which has been mashed or minced to make chewing unnecessary.