Empty calorie foods should be taken minimum and calorie dense foods should be avoided too.
Foods rich in protein, vitamin and mineral should be included.
Vegetables and fruits are good sources of antioxidants. A minimum of five servings should be taken.
Fat promotes weight gain. Fat particularly saturated fat should be limited.
Soft well cooked foods are preferred.
Food should be less salty and spicy
Fried and concentrated foods should be avoid.
Caffeine containing beverages should be limited, otherwise they may suffer from insomnia.
High fibre diets including green and whole grains are to be included in the diet.
Easily digestable steamed foods like idli or idiappam can be part of diet.
Plenty of fluid and semi slid food should be taken.
2-3 serving of low fat milk should be included in the diet.
Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids may help in reducing hair loss, impairment of vision, improving digestion and tissue inflammation.