Stevens Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Diet


Vertical sleeve gastrectomy performed for weight loss 1/22/2010. One patient's food choices which have yielded excellent results within general dietary guidelines. This is a high protein, low calorie diet. The goal of the diet is to reach goal weight and maintain ideal weight once reached. This diet uses very small portion sizes to match new small stomach size. Foods are flavorful and satisfying.

(mixedupmutts's food tips)

 Foods you can have

Breads, Grains, Cereals, Pasta, Rice
Meat and Fish
Fruit and Fruit Juices
Vegetables and Legumes (e.g. Beans)
Dairy Products - Milk, Cheese, etc
Eggs and Egg Substitutes
Nuts and Seeds
Fats and Oils
Herbs, Spices, Sauces
Others, Snacks, Sweets, etc

Not OK

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 How To Follow Stevens Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Diet:

Your stomach limits the amount you can eat. You have to make choices that will give you the protein you need and limit the calories you take in. Multi-vitamins are a great idea to ensure you get necessary nutrients.
  by member mixedupmutts
member since: 31 Mar 10

More Stevens Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Diet Info

mixedupmutts's top tips

1.Diet is designed to be effective with Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery.
2.Portion size is very small to accomodate new stomach size.
3.Foods are flavorful and satisfying.

About / History

This diet has been developed through trial and error beginning with my weight loss surgery in January 2010. I was not able to tolerate protein powder shakes which are a staple for many patients post-surgery. I needed to find adequate protein and still enjoy eating and drinking.

  Why choose "Stevens Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy Diet"?
 Promotes long term weight loss
 Promotes rapid weight loss
 Maintain your goal weight
 A healthy living alternative
 Teaches sustainable weight loss skills
 Improves mood and outlook
 Reduces the risks of diet-related diseases
 A roadmap for a healthier lifestyle

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