Patient was educated on low residue diet as follows:

  1. Low residue diet is recommended for individuals with complaint of intestinal narrowing.
  2. The narrowing of the intestines can result from factors, such as, Crohn’s disease or formation of scar tissue from a previous surgery.
  3. Low residue diet involves avoiding foods such as, raw fruits, vegetables and seeds that add bulk to stool.
  4. Less bulk can pass through the narrowed intestines easily without any obstructions.
  5. This will offer relief from abdominal pain and cramping, in individuals with narrowed intestines.