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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 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 …

Gastric Bypass Gastric Sleeve Post-op

Expected Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery

The amount of weight you lose will depend on the kind of bariatric surgery chosen as well as on the conscious lifestyle alterations made by you by increasing your physical activity levels and eating well. Not committing to lifestyle changes will make you regain the weight lost. However, it is important to have reasonable weight …

Resolution of Co-morbidities of Obesity

What are the Benefits of Bariatric Surgery?

Like any other surgical procedure, bariatric surgery too has its share of pros and cons. For people who do not suffer from morbid obesity, the pros of bariatric surgery overshadow its negatives. Some of the advantages of weight loss surgery are: Weight Loss Bariatric patients benefit from weight loss success in the long run. According …


Will Bariatric Surgery help Eliminate Some of My Medications?

As you lose more weight, you will be able to decrease the dosage or completely do away with the need of some of the medications you take for co-morbidities of obesity, such as diabetes, hypertension, and cholesterol. Now is the time to make a lifelong commitment to good health and happiness!