Clear liquids

This list may help if your loved one has appetite loss, constipation, diarrhea, or vomiting. Full credit goes to the American Cancer Society’s “Eating Hints.”



  • Bouillon
  • Clear broth
  • Consommé



  • Clear fruit juices (such as apple, cranberry, or grape)
  • Clear carbonated soda or water
  • Flavored water
  • Fruit-flavored drinks
  • Fruit punch
  • Sports drinks
  • Water
  • Weak tea with no caffeine


Desserts and snacks

  • Fruit ices made without fruit pieces or milk
  • Gelatin
  • Hard candy
  • Honey
  • Jelly
  • Popsicles


Meal replacements and supplements

  • Clear nutrition supplements (such as Resource® Breeze,)
  • Carnation® Instant Breakfast® juice, and Enlive!®)