Gastrointestinal System - Ostomy

Practice Guidance Toolkit

Nutrition Intervention


Nutrition Prescription Examples
  • Modified Diet
    • Energy/nutrient modification
      • Mineral intake (e.g. sodium)
      • Fluid level
      • Fibre-modified diet.
Food and/or Nutrient Delivery Examples
  • General healthful diet
  • Composition of meals/snacks
    • Fibre-modified diet (e.g. reduced after ileostomy)
Nutrition Education Examples
  • Purpose of the nutrition education
  • Recommended modifications (e.g. in post-operative period after ileostomy, increased fluid, increased sodium)
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Last Updated: 2020-06-01