What can I eat on Stage 2 sleeve?

Stage 2: Full Liquids
  • Greek or nondairy yogurt.
  • Oatmeal or cream of wheat.
  • Unsweetened applesauce.
  • Black beans, lentils, or fat-free refined beans (blended)
  • Pea soup, cream of mushroom soup, etc.
  • Mashed banana.
  • Cottage cheese (add a little baby food for flavor)

What can stage 2 gastric bypass eat?

You may start by eating soft protein foods or proteins prepared with a smooth and soft consistency. Continue to drink plenty of fluids aiming for 64 ounces daily. Remember not to drink while eating and to wait one hour after eating to resume fluids.

How many meals should I eat a day after bariatric surgery Phase 2?

You can eat three to six small meals a day. Each meal should consist of 4 to 6 tablespoons of food. Eat slowly — about 30 minutes for each meal.

What can you eat 2 weeks after VSG?

Diet for Weeks Two to Four Post-Surgery
  • Applesauce.
  • Yogurt.
  • Cottage cheese.
  • Well-cooked, puréed vegetables.
  • Hot cereals.
  • Mashed potatoes.
  • Noodles.
  • Scrambled egg whites or egg substitute.

What can I eat 3 weeks after sleeve?

Post-Bariatric Surgery Meal Plan for Phase 3: Adaptive/Soft Foods Diet
  • Consume three small meals each day.
  • Add a variety of low fat, low calorie starches, fruits, and vegetables to your diet, as tolerated.
  • Avoid skins and seeds on fruits and vegetables.
  • Avoid breads.
  • Chew foods thoroughly.

Pureed Foods 101 for Bariatric Post-Op

How soon can I eat scrambled eggs after gastric sleeve?

You'll eat a soft diet between weeks three and four after surgery. During this phase, you'll continue to prioritize protein, but you'll be able to get the nutrient from foods including scrambled eggs, hummus, and tuna/chicken salad with low fat mayo.

Can I eat mashed potatoes after gastric sleeve?

Bariatric pureed diet foods include:

Mashed potatoes. Unsweetened applesauce.

How long does liquid stay in your stomach after gastric sleeve?

You can advance to stage two of your diet after about 4-5 days and after you have been able to tolerate 48 ounces of clear liquids a day. This stage will involve foods that are mushy or have a consistency similar to yogurt, and will continue for about 7-10 days.

What foods are forbidden after gastric sleeve?

Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery
  • Red meat that's tough or dry.
  • Greasy, high fat foods.
  • Heavily seasoned or spicy foods.
  • Sugar alcohols, such as erythritol, glycerol, mannitol, sorbitol and xylitol.
  • Foods reheated in the microwave.

How long does it take for your liver to shrink on a liquid diet?

Prior to surgery, patients will need to follow a pre-operative diet, also known as a liver shrinking diet, generally between seven to fourteen days. Bariatric patients will often have an enlarged liver due their excessive weight and poor diet such as foods high in fat and sugar contents.

Can I eat a burger after gastric sleeve?

Burgers (whether they are turkey burgers or lean beef burgers) make a great 'go to' meal for gastric sleeve patients. Burgers are packed with protein, can be made small to accommodate the smaller portion size of weight loss surgery patients, they are inexpensive, and quick to make.

How much soup can I eat after gastric sleeve?

Aim to establish your eating schedule and have 3 main meals per day – breakfast (protein rich drink), lunch (1 small cup of soup & 1 small cup of thin yogurt), and dinner (a protein rich drink and or fruit squash), and 2-3 'snack' meals (for ex. a cup of milk,) between 3 main meals.

When can I eat salad after gastric sleeve?

After the first three months, you are welcome to enjoy eating salads (iceberg is not tolerated as well as romaine or spinach) and raw vegetables to compliment your protein. Lettuce wraps are a great way to change up your protein and add a little low-carb crunch!

Can you eat chips after gastric sleeve?

A bariatric surgery diet means avoiding foods that provide little or no nutritional value. This includes pastries, sweets, chips, pretzels, rice cakes, and popcorn.

Can I eat cheese after gastric sleeve?

Cheese is often one of the foods that gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients add back into their diet after starting on their post bariatric surgery diet . Cheeses like ricotta and cottage cheese can often be tolerated even in the pureed stage of the diet.

What happens if you don't get enough protein after bariatric surgery?

If your diet doesn't include enough protein, you might notice thinning hair about 6 months to a year after weight loss surgery. That's because the human body can't make protein without food – and also has no way to store protein – making it important to consume enough daily.

Can you eat french fries after gastric sleeve?

Can You Eat Fast Food? Fast food tends to have many options that do not fit the high protein, low carb suggestions for a post-weight loss surgery diet. Burgers and fries are high in carbs and calories, and are typically served in portions larger than the patient is recommended to eat.

Can you eat a donut after gastric sleeve?

Food to Limit Before and After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Fried food; Fatty food; Alcohol; Desserts and candy (Donuts, baked goods);

Will I ever enjoy food again after gastric sleeve?

The truth is that you can still live your life to the fullest and enjoy social eating after bariatric surgery. In fact, it's easier than you think.

Can I chug water after gastric sleeve?

Well, rest assured, you're in no danger of causing any damage to your post-op stomach pouch. Drinking liquids cannot cause this problem because the liquids pass through your system without restriction. In fact, I strongly encourage you to drink plenty of water after surgery to prevent dehydration.

Can I drink Gatorade zero after gastric sleeve?

To get your at least 48 ounces of electrolytes each day, you can drink Vitamin Water Zero, Propel Electrolyte Water, PowerAde Zero, or Gatorade Zero. Avoid Pedialyte and regular Gatorade or PowerAde.

How do you know when your full after gastric sleeve?

For most people, the feeling of fullness is more like a pressure or tight feeling and happens just behind the bottom of the sternum, behind the little indentation between your belly and your chest. In the first few weeks after surgery, you may feel the pressure up in your chest area.

Why am I so hungry after gastric sleeve?

One of the most obvious reasons you may experience hunger after bariatric surgery is you are not eating enough calories and nutrients throughout the day. After weight loss surgery, your bariatric care team will recommend you eat anywhere between 1,000 to 1,200 calories per day to achieve your goal weight.

Is chili considered a soft food?

The following are examples of soft food items: Hearty Soups (cream of asparagus, lentil, minestrone, split pea, chili)

What happens to the staples after gastric sleeve?

The staples hold the cut edges of your stomach together so healing will occur. Much like sutures/stitches hold the skin together so a laceration will heal. Unlike stitches, these staples are permanent. They do not dissolve nor are they removed.