Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Dietary Guidelines after Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is the most popular surgical options for weight reduction. Bariatric surgery has been shown to be the most effective long-term weight loss strategy for severely obese individuals with the advantage of better patient comfort and less wound complications.

After a bariatric surgery, the stomach mow reduced to a tiny pouch and can hold only very small amounts of food without severe consequence. So the patients should eat and drink slowly, take small bites, and chew well to avoid distending the pouch.

There are several bariatric surgery diet foods that available in the market. Make sure you choose the meals that appropriate for bariatric patients.

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