Bariatric diet full liquid

By Brian K. These foods should pour off a spoon not merely fall off in a lump. Eat slowly, pay attention to your body, and prevent eating before you are full. Understand that it normally takes 20 minutes for the human brain to join up that your stomach is full. Get half of your fluid intake from clear liquids. Cooked cereals which have been thinned and are a soupy consistency.

Sugar-free puddings or custards. Sugar-free hot chocolate. Protein powder and shakes with at least 10 grams of protein per calories, less than 3 grams of fat per calories, and less than 12 grams of carbohydrate per portion. Light yogurt without added sugar no fruit on underneath. Full liquid tips At this time, reinstate mealtime. Your pouch can tolerate about 2 ounces of full-liquid foods at each meal in this stage. Remember, that is 2 ounces by volume, not by weight!

Little medicine cups work great to assist you portion your meal. Take 20 to thirty minutes to complete your 2-ounce liquid meal. Remember that you may want to consume a whole lot of smaller meals a day and constantly sip clear liquids between meals to get enough fluids 48 to 64 ounces a day.

Following are suggestions to help to keep you healthy and feeling good in the full-liquid stage: Eat well, drink slowly. Take about thirty minutes to complete your meal. Liquids at room temperature or warm may be simpler to tolerate.

Use a baby spoon and put it down between bites of food to assist you eat slowly. To strengthen the protein content of full liquids, mix in a little amount of powdered nonfat milk or protein powder.

You may also fortify milk with powdered nonfat milk. Prepare any puddings, soups, and so forth with nonfat milk to increase protein and minimize fat and calories. Only use protein powder or shakes containing less than 3 grams of fat, less than 12 grams of carbohydrate, and at least 10 grams of protein per calories.

Enter the habit now of keeping a food journal. Take your multivitamin and any other supplements your dietitian or surgeon has recommended. Get this to a lifelong habit. Another habit to begin with: protein supplements. As you consume fluids among your meals, concentrate on meeting your protein needs.

Your dietitian shall assist you to set up a daily protein goal predicated on your specific needs. Sample menu for a full-liquid diet Your top priority right is to stay hydrated now.

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Be sure you get 48 to 64 ounces of fluid, 24 to 32 ounces of clear liquid and the rest of the 24 to 32 ounces of full liquids. Meals ought never to measure a lot more than 2 ounces of food. Breakfast Cooked wheat cereal made out of skim milk Sugar-free light yogurt no fruit on bottom Snack.

17 Comments

  1. I had to drink 3 weeks of diabetic Boost, 5 a day, and only water or tea… I lost 30 pounds, but it was hell….
    I had mine 2 days ago…
    They dont tell you about the pain!

    The pain when you sit up.

    – when you when you sit down.
    – when you stand.
    – when you bend down to pick up something you dropped.
    – when you when you drink something.
    – when you walk.
    The big pain in the ass that I have been for people around me!
    – when you have to pass gas.
    – when you cough, sneeze, hiccup, etc…
    – when you cant crush all of your horrible tasting pills after because your stomach is too small for anything solid (screw it, im blending them in my bullet, too many chucks that hurt going down).
    BTW how can I crush a pill with oil in it???

    – when you finally burp.
    – when you drink more than 60ml/1/4 cup per hour. (ill be on just a liquid diet for up to 6 weeks more, thats 9 weeks all together, before and after the operation, and not booze LOL!
    Then 1/2 cup of thicker stuff, blended, pureed soups, smoothies, etc… for up to 8 weeks. Then introduce solids…

    The pain when you eat apple sauce to dilute the taste of the crushed pills. ( I think grapefruit juice or Cranberry might be stronger to help? Mango Juice works somewhat.. for the awful taste.)
    ANY SUGGESTIONS ANYONE HAS TRIED THAT WORKED FOR YOU? 🙂

    Thank goodness for T3s with codeine ( they help about 75%) and pills for my anxiety..
    They help to prevent me from getting too cranky…

    And, I AM cranky… LOL! 😛

    Oh well, its only for another week….. or two, or three until I can walk normal?

    But….
    Im Gorgeous! Haa haaa!

  2. Thanks for posting this.  Its much easier for me to hold down vs the protein drink alternative.

  3. What about for those that hate milk or don’t touch dairy products?

    • they have vegan based protein mixtures i believe and you can make your own with water.

  4. Why add dry milk and skim instead of protein powder and liquid milk?

  5. my dietician no milk because of the sugars no peanuts or any nuts which have a pinch of proteen rest of oil use PB2

  6. 6 days post OP and I am so going to do this soup. I need flavor in my life. Lol

  7. wow good to know about the consistency test I had my doubts about that

  8. Great Presentation, I will have my surgery this weekend and will follow your advice to the letter….  thank-you!

  9. I was told only clear liquids for the first 7 days, then liquids in a puree form for week 2. This is so hard

    • Loren Cook it’s hard but remember sister it’s worth it 👏🏻.. I’m in my second week post surgery and I’m happy from now 💪🏻

  10. Omg super delicious 😋 I am 13 days post op so I needed some flavor something different thank you ❤️

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