Healthy High Calorie Low Fiber Foods

A high-calorie low fiber diet is intended for people with certain conditions and diseases that causes their colon to become sensitive. This includes certain cancers, bowel surgery, or irritable bowel disease.

The kind of foods and amount of fiber a person can tolerate will depend on their specific situation, and they should consult a health care provider. The list below is intended as a list of suggestions to aid people who require a high calorie, but low fiber, diet.

In general stewing or pureeing foods can bread down their fibers, making them softer and more palatable. High-calorie low fiber foods include seafood, meats, dairy, eggs, and tofu. It can also include limited amounts of low-fiber fruits and vegetables like cucumbers and melons. For those desperate for variety, we also included baby foods, which tend to be lower in fiber. Check nutrient labels to be sure!

Below are suggestions for high calorie low fiber foods, for more, consider purchasing the Low Residue Cookbook.


#1: Fish (Salmon)
Calories in 100g 3 oz (85g)1/2 fillet (154g)
182 calories
0g fiber
155 calories
0g fiber
280 calories
0g fiber
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#2: Mollusks (Mussels)
Calories in 100g 3 oz (85g)
172 calories
0g fiber
146 calories
0g fiber
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#3: Yogurt
Calories in 100g 1 cup (8 fl oz) (245g)
61 calories
0g fiber
149 calories
0g fiber
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#4: Eggs (Hard-Boiled)
Calories in 100g 1 cup, chopped (136g)1 large (50g)
155 calories
0g fiber
211 calories
0g fiber
78 calories
0g fiber
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#5: Cheese
Calories in 100g 1 cup, shredded (113g)1 slice (1 oz) (28g)
404 calories
0g fiber
457 calories
0g fiber
113 calories
0g fiber
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#6: Milk
Calories in 100g 1 cup (244g)1 quart (976g)
61 calories
0g fiber
149 calories
0g fiber
595 calories
0g fiber
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#7: Chicken (Or Turkey)
Calories in 100g 1 cup, chopped or diced (140g)1 Roast Chicken (146g)
190 calories
0g fiber
266 calories
0g fiber
277 calories
0g fiber
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#8: Pork (Chops)
Calories in 100g 3 oz (85g)1 Chop (89g)
248 calories
0g fiber
211 calories
0g fiber
221 calories
0g fiber
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#9: Lean Beef Roast
Calories in 100g 3 oz (85g)1 roast (609g)
183 calories
0g fiber
156 calories
0g fiber
1114 calories
0g fiber
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#10: Oil (Olive, Rice Bran)
Calories in 100g 1 cup (218g)1 tablespoon (14g)
884 calories
0g fiber
1927 calories
0g fiber
120 calories
0g fiber
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#11: Tofu (Silken)
Calories in 100g 1 slice (84g)
62 calories
0.1g fiber
52 calories
0.1g fiber
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#12: Cucumber
Calories in 100g 1/2 cup slices (52g)1 cucumber (8-1/4") (301g)
15 calories
0.5g fiber
8 calories
0.3g fiber
45 calories
1.5g fiber
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#13: Mushrooms (Crimini)
Calories in 100g 1 cup whole (87g)1 piece whole (20g)
22 calories
0.6g fiber
19 calories
0.5g fiber
4 calories
0.1g fiber
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#14: Ripe Red Stewed Tomatoes
Calories in 100g 1 cup (240g)2 medium (246g)
18 calories
0.7g fiber
43 calories
1.7g fiber
44 calories
1.7g fiber
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#15: Watermelon
Calories in 100g 1 cup, balls (154g)
30 calories
0.4g fiber
46 calories
0.6g fiber
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#16: Honeydew Melon
Calories in 100g 1 cup, balls (177g)
36 calories
0.8g fiber
64 calories
1.4g fiber
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#17: Cantaloupe
Calories in 100g 1 cup, balls (177g)
34 calories
0.9g fiber
60 calories
1.6g fiber
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#18: Babyfoods
Calories in 100g 1 oz (28g)1 tbsp (16g)
28 calories
0.9g fiber
8 calories
0.3g fiber
4 calories
0.1g fiber
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#19: Fruit Juice
Calories in 100g 8 fl oz (250g)
52 calories
0.2g fiber
130 calories
0.5g fiber
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#20: White Rice
Calories in 100g 1 cup (186g)
130 calories
0.3g fiber
242 calories
0.6g fiber
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#21: White Bread
Calories in 100g 1 slice, thin (20g)
267 calories
2.3g fiber
53 calories
0.5g fiber
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#22: Cream Soups (Tomato Bisque)
Calories in 100g 1 cup (8 fl oz) (251g)11oz can (609g)
79 calories
0.2g fiber
198 calories
0.5g fiber
481 calories
1.2g fiber
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#23: Clear Soups (Beef and Mushroom)
Calories in 100g 1 cup (251g)
69 calories
0.2g fiber
173 calories
0.5g fiber
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#24: Souffles (Spinach)
Calories in 100g 1 cup (136g)1 recipe yield (813g)
172 calories
0.7g fiber
234 calories
1g fiber
1398 calories
5.7g fiber
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Low Fiber Cookbook


Check out the Low Residue Diet Cookbook for more low fiber food ideas.


    1. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28.
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