After Bariatric Surgery Diet and Nutrition

Decreasing volume and digestive capacity of the stomach after surgery requires a special nutrition program. The first 2 weeks after surgery, diet should be provided with drinks with specific calorie content per milliliter. In the following weeks, the diet should continue with fluent-solid foods that will not cause to a protein deficiency. The daily calorie and nutrient needs of the patient must calculate by a dietician who is expert on obesity surgery.

Nutrition adaptation process after surgery will be faster with a weekly changing and renovating diet program. The main target of the diet program must be varieties of food and beverage that will not disrupt daily life.