People who have tried to lose weight know how difficult it is to lose weight and maintain the weight loss. Obesity is a progressive disease and the body eventually tries to come back to the set weight. That is one of the reasons for weight regain after any kind of weight loss effort or procedure. Bariatric surgery is a tool that helps patients to lose massive amounts of weight. However, it is important to follow a healthy diet and lifestyle after bariatric surgery in india for weight maintenance. A high protein liquid diet is prescribed for the first 15 days after the surgery. This is followed by soft and mashed diet for another 15 days. After one month, the patient can get back to normal diet, however, it is restricted in quantity. It is important to consume small portions, chew them well and swallow slowly. One must avoid drinking liquids along with solids.
It is also important to take supplements like iron, multivitamins, calcium, Vit D and Vit B 12 on a regular basis. Protein supplementation must also be continued for as long as possible. After bariatric surgery one must avoid high calorie and unhealthy food items and drinks. It is also advisable to avoid sugar. A disciplined diet goes a long way to help in maintaining the weight loss.
About Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker
Dr. Aparna Govil Bhasker is an accomplished and renowned Bariatric Surgeon in Mumbai and Laparoscopic Surgeon.
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