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Post-Op Gastric Sleeve Diet Guidelines
Diet and Lifestyle Gastric Sleeve Post-op

Post-Op Sleeve Gastrectomy Diet

A well-balanced, nutritional diet is vital in the months following the surgery. Subsequent to surgery strict liquid diet is mandatory to increase the efficacy of the procedure and reduce certain medical conditions post-op, which can get in the way of recuperation. Sleeve Gastrectomy alters the stomach size to hold nearly 1-4 ounces of liquid. Vertical …

Diet and Lifestyle Pre-op

Coping with Hunger between Meals in Pre-op Bariatric Diet

Question: What to do if you are really hungry between meals on the pre-op bariatric surgery diet? Our US-Registered Dietitian Answers: This 3-step guide will help you through feeling hungry between meals when on a pre-bariatric surgery guide. Step 1 Most of the time when we feel hungry, we’re actually thirsty. Try drinking water, a sugar-free …

Diet and Lifestyle Post-op

Apps for Food Journaling

Question: What apps do you recommend instead of a food journal for tracking bariatric surgery diet? Answer:  Some of the free apps for food journaling as recommended by our US-registered bariatric nutritionist are: Baritastic-Bariatric Surgery Tracker Bariatric Pal- a bariatric social network Calorific The Eatery My Diet Coach (technically free, but recommended to pay $0.99 …

Diet and Lifestyle Post-op

Pea-Based Protein Powder after Weight Loss Surgery

Question: My friend used a pea-based protein powder after bariatric surgery. Is this a good protein to use? Our Registered Dietitian Answers: “The pea, hemp, and bean protein powders can be a good source of additional protein when used in a balanced diet. However, after surgery your stomach is much smaller and the hemp, bean, pea …

Post Bariatric Surgery Tips - Halloween
Diet and Lifestyle

Making a Healthy Halloween – Bariatric Tips

Here are some basic tips when taking your kids out trick or treating: * Eat a healthy meal with some lean protein before you leave the house. This helps prevent excess snacking on candy that can happen if you leave the house hungry. * Avoid excess candy in the trick or treat bag. Kids don’t …

Healthy Eating
Diet and Lifestyle

Ways to Get Your Family On Board with Healthy Eating

Question: My family is not 100% on board with making healthier changes at home before I have bariatric surgery. How do I eat healthy, but still try to give everybody the food that they want to? Our US-registered Dietitian answers:  This is probably one of the most difficult areas for patients before and after surgery. …

Diet and Lifestyle

How to Reduce Genetic Predisposition to Obesity?

Question – There is definitely a genetic component to obesity in my family as all of my siblings and most of our children are obese. What can we do as a family to lessen this risk, especially with children at home? Answer – The best thing you can do is try and live the change …

US-registered Bariatric Dietitian

US-registered Bariatric Dietitian
Katelyn Mock is a US-registered Bariatric Dietitian certified by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. With more than 8 years of experience in formulating and reviewing diet programs across various hospital settings, Katelyn has also served as the Lead Bariatric Dietitian for the Ohio State University Medical Center.

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