Post Bariatric Surgery Diet


Bariatric surgery is a major reconstructive procedure that patients undergo to get rid of stubborn fat and weight on their body. Post surgery, a highly significant change needs to be adapted in diet and lifestyle that enables the patient to maintain their health and weight simultaneously.

A good aftercare and moderate lifestyle changes post bariatric surgery can give wonderful long-term results. Here are a few tips and suggestions by Dt. Gurleen Kaur to follow post Bariatric surgery:

  • Include protein-rich foods in your diet, ranging from 60-100 g intake daily depending on your medical conditions. It is best recommended to avoid red meat and instead include lean meat in your diet.
  • Avoid foods & drinks with added sugar, such as cookies, cakes, candy, juice, refined carbohydrates, etc.
  • After progression from thin liquids to soft chunky foods, include high-fiber foods including fruits and vegetables to your diet.
  • It is best recommended to add one food type at a time. This way you can eliminate any particular food that the body may not be able to tolerate.
  • It is best recommended to start eat your protein foods first,then your vegetables and carbohydrate last.
  • Eat small frequent meals.
  • Drink clear liquids between meals
  • After a bariatric surgery, it is recommended to achieve a well-balanced diet of 800 calories per day during the weight loss phase.
  • Avoid caffeine as it may irritate the lining of the pouch and lead to ulceration and gastric reflux.
  • Take your multivitamins, calcium and protein supplements, as and when suggested by the surgeon.

Dt. Gurleen Kaur at Diet Chemistry helps patients to eat right and keep the success of weight-loss surgery intact while fueling their body with absolute nutrition.

The nutrition advice and the diet chart recommended by Dt. Gurleen Kaur are convenient, hassle-free, less time consuming and easy to follow. Being a member of Nutrition and Natural Health Science Association enables Dt. Kaur to assist numerous patients in sticking to the diet plans too without meeting failure. This is done through effective counseling on behavior modifications.

Bariatric surgery demands imperative lifestyle changes. Here is how Dt. Gurleen can help post bariatric surgery to lose weight in the most healthy and nutritionally adequate way:

  • The principal dietician and nutritionist, Dt. Gurleen Kaur offers absolute nutritional advice and guidance post surgery.
  • She also proffers recommendations for long-term care of the surgery, so that you sustain a healthy body weight throughout your life.
  • All the dietary recommendations are made on the basis of blood test results post the surgery, which helps to regulate the blood pressure levels and blood sugar levels too.
  • Kaur’s post-bariatric surgery diet mantra is always based on quality and not quantity. Thus, the slow and steady process wins long-term results.

If you are looking for post bariatric surgery diet, get in touch with Dt. Gurleen Kaur who is also a listed dietitian with Delhi’s most renowned reconstructive surgeries facilities.

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