- The day prior to the scan you should eat a non carbohydrate dinner (no pasta, rice, potatoes or breads). Avoid all foods containing sugar or sugar substitutes including fruits. In addition please avoid cheeses, milk, butter and yogurt.
- There is no eating or drinking except water for 6 hours prior to your exam because it could interfere with the results. This includes chewing gum and hard candy. If you need to take medications within 6 hours prior to your exam, drink enough water to swallow them.
- Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours prior to your exam (this includes long distance walking and bicycling).
- If you are diabetic, let us know when scheduling.
Steak Tuna or canned Tuna fish
Just about all meat and fish are carbohydrate free. Do not eat processed meats, hot dogs and liver.
Alfalfa Sprouts Cucumber Turnips
Asparagus Eggplant Zucchini
Bamboo Shoots Lettuce Radishes
Broccoli Mushroom Olives
Other Approved Food Items
Olive Oil Black Coffee
Vinegar Plain Tea