Mountain West Endo Gastroenterology

Clear Liquid Diet

A clear liquid has a consistency of water at room temperature and is transparent (you can see through it). Avoid clear liquids that are red in color during your preparation. Avoid alcohol and diary products, tomato juices and pulpy juices are NOT clear liquids.


  • Water
  • Juices: apple, white grape
  • Soda Pop: Sprite, Coke, Diet Coke, Ginger Ale
  • Coffee (NO cream), tea (iced or hot)
  • Gatorade, Vitamin Water, PowerAde, and other electrolyte drinks


Clear vegetable, chicken, or beef BROTH (NO Noodles, NO Vegetables


  • Jell-O gelatin
  • Popsicles
  • Fruit ice or slush
  • Sugar or sweeteners dissolved in any of the above