Each ice cube is about two tablespoons. Even though cream of wheat may be allowed, it does not mean it is the best choice. You will want to get as many nutrients as possible into your diet and this will really help. Soft […]. If cleared by your doctor begin walking leisurely. Gastric Sleeve. The purpose of this phase is to help your body transition into eating real food again. Remember as your diet advances the liquids should remain separated from the solids. Begin taking your multivitamin If your surgeon has cleared you to take a multivitamin begin getting into the habit as soon as possible. Focus on your protein Eating and drinking enough protein is crucial during this stage. Must be able to mash with fork.
What if I am not getting enough protein at this stage? Must be able to mash with fork. Liquid Diet.
Step 1: Cook the food you want to eat such as chicken or vegetables. It’s hard to find good flavors on the soft and pureed bariatric diet but you need to stay on track to heal from Gastric Sleeve, Bypass, or Duodenal Switch surgery! Do not go over 5 hours between meals. These foods can be blenderized and moistened with low-fat mayonnaise, chicken broth and various seasoning. Dairy Skim or fat free milk, low-fat yogurt, low-fat or fat-free cottage cheese All others Meat Egg, canned chicken, shaved deli meats, almost any type of fish cooked by baking, boiling, slow cooker, foil wrapped Beef, dry meat or poultry. You will progress to the pureed foods diet mushy foods after you get through the liquid diet. This is a common concern at this stage. Remember that if you feel full or have nausea then the best thing to do is to slow down a bit.
Hi and welcome back to my posts on what to eat after Gastric Bypass surgery. My previous post was on the Liquid Diet which is generally day This post will focus on the Pureed and Blended phase after Gastric Bypass. The stomach has been under major surgery and is still healing and so it is important to eat foods which are lump free. Aim to have about tbsp of liquid food every couple of hours during the day. Start with tablespoons per meal and increase this gradually if and when this feels comfortable to no more than 4 tablespoons. Do not drink at meal times. Wait at least 30 minutes after you eat before you drink anything. Try adding mint or limes to your water to add flavour and make your drinks more refreshing.