Bariatric Post-op DietYou need to fast for at least 8 hours before surgery. Patients are advised not to have anything edible or drinkable after the 8-hour mark prior to bariatric surgery.
2 Days Clear Liquid Diet Before Surgery:
A clear liquid diet is needed before 2 days of the surgery which includes low-calorie drinks like a non-sugar water flavor enhancers or a low-calorie sports drink. Vegetable juice, vegetable broth or a bone broth with low calories will help with hunger too. Apple or other clear juice without pulp or carbonation. If you are not taking a probiotic, you need to have 2 Greek yogurts per day during your 2-day clear liquid diet.
Get Used To Eating Better Now
The diet sample that we are introducing will provide you with the complete nutrition needed. It will differ from below. The diet here is just to get you used to eating healthy.
Ensure you eat lean proteins, reduce carbs, and eat healthy fats
Common Protein Sources For A Meal
Grilled, baked, broiled, or roasted