BRATT Diet Phase 1

This information explains what to eat and not to eat on phase 1 of the BRATT diet.

Milk and Dairy Products
  • Rice milk
  • Lactaid
  • Soy milk
  • Almond milk
  • Milk (whole, low-fat, and skim)
  • Half-and-half
  • Cream
  • Sour cream
  • Regular ice cream
  • Yogurt
  • Skinless baked, boiled, or mashed potatoes
  • All other except those mentioned in the “allowed” category
Fruit and Juices
  • Banana
  • Applesauce
  • Diluted apple juice
  • All other except those mentioned in the “allowed” category
Breads and Grains
  • Breads and products made with white flour
  • Dry toast
  • Rice Krispies®, Rice Chex®
  • Cream of Rice®
  • White pasta
  • White rice
  • Rice porridge
  • Whole wheat or whole grain breads, rolls, crackers, or pasta
  • Brown or wild rice
  • Barley, oats, and other whole grains
  • Cereals made form whole grain or bran
  • Breads or cereals made with seeds or nuts
Meats and Meat Substitutes
  • Boiled, scrambled, or poached egg whites
  • Eggbeater or egg white omelet
  • Creamy nut butters (1 tablespoon per day)
  • Cooked meats, fish, and soy products
  • Fried meat, poultry, or fish
  • Luncheon meats, such as bologna or salami
  • Sausage and bacon
  • Hot dogs
  • Fatty meats
  • Egg yolks
  • Nuts
  • Chunky nut butters
  • Butter (sparingly)
  • Olive oil (sparingly)
  • All other except those mentioned in the “allowed” category
  • Pedialyte®,
  • Decaffeinated hot tea
  • Diluted Gatorade®,
  • Beverages with caffeine or sorbitol
  • Vegetable or chicken broth
  • All others not listed in “allowed” category


  • Sweeteners in moderation (sugar, Equal®, Sweet-N-Low®, Splenda®)
  • Lemon Juice
  • Jello®
  • Jelly
  • All other except those mentioned in the “allowed” category

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