As the journey starts , the weight loss challenge begins with bariatric surgery since day one upto 18-24 months post operation, the amount and period of time differs from a patient to another according to his/her health status ,age ,daily lifestyle and commitment , next to the fast drop of weight there will be side effects:
- Vitamin loss (deficient) , and this mostly leads to hair loss and fatigue .
- Less collagen in skin , will lead to many skin and dermal changes.
- Colon and gi tract irritability.
To avoid all of these matters , the patient should have proper following schedule with him/her s dietitian to go into different stages of nutrition .
1- Liquid Diet: ( first 7- 10 days )
Milk (skimmed), Fresh juices , Yogurt, flavored yogurt, tea, soups ,meat or chicken broth.
2- Pureed Food: ( 4 weeks)
Baby food , mashed potato , mashed steamed veg, pureed fruits (banana +honey +cinnamon) milkshakes.
3- Soft Meal Plan: ( 4 weeks)
Boiled chicken , ground beef , steamed veg+sweet potato , boiled rice , creamy soups , fruits ,scrambled eggs.
4- Balanced Meal Plan (Starting the Third Month .)
Here in Linas and Dinas we provide balanced pattern of food to meet your needs for a healthy living, to have healthy weight loss without getting deficient in vitamins and minerals , changing your lifestyle after the operation will lead to your goal , which is perfect body shape and healthy living , check out our programs to start a healthy lifestyle.
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