Definition: an obsolete diet formerly used in the initial stages of treatment of peptic ulcer, beginning with milk and cream every hour or two to keep gastric acid neutralized, gradually increasing to include cereal, eggs, and crackers after 3 days, with pureed vegetables later.
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