August 3, Bariatric surgery is only a tool to help you lose weight. Use your imagination, shop around. Lift weights several times a week to preserve and to gain muscle mass. The hunger did not win, the hunger did not dictate your outcomes. Use good fuel, not CARBage. June 4, Gastric Sleeve. Ensure that you are getting at least 30 minutes of exercise 5 to 7 days a week. Actually, you should have started on stage 2.
Throughout my career as a bariatric surgeon, I have seen hundreds of patients prior to their bariatric surgery. I have explained to them all the requirements needed in order to qualify for surgery and by far the one requirement that always makes them hesitant is the 2 weeks Pre Bariatric Surgery Liquid Diet. It is recommended to keep the calorie count between calories per day. For more details regarding what to eat during these 2 weeks see my previous blog post link below. Hopefully, after you finish reading the post all your questions regarding Why a liquid diet? The seven reasons are not placed in any particular order. In my opinion, ALL are important in many different ways.
Even though you will have to buy the protein drinks of your choice. That could be detrimental to your outcome. September 29, You want to keep the mental awareness or your knowledge during the later stages of your diet after surgery. This helped put it into perspective. That is a bad thing in many ways. Stage 3 diets often include. After weight loss surgery you will continue the liquid diet. You will still need two multivitamins and two to three mg doses of calcium citrate with each of these doses to be taken at least two hours apart from each other. There will be some changes but for the most part, a liquid diet for weeks after surgery is the standard of care.