What are the stages of eating after gastric sleeve?

Eating After Bariatric Surgery: Post-Bariatric Surgery Nutrition

  • Phase 1: Clear Liquid Diet – Weeks 1 and 2.
  • Phase 2A: Full Liquid Diet – N/A.
  • Phase 2B: Pureed Diet – Weeks 3 and 4 (Begin using protein supplements)
  • Phase 3: Adaptive/Soft Diet – Months 2 and 3.
  • Phase 4: Stabilization Diet – Month 4 and Lifelong.

How much should I be eating 7 weeks post op gastric sleeve?

Have 4-‐6 ‘meals’ a day. Aim to have about 1-‐2tbsp of the following every couple of hours during the day. Start with 1-‐2 tablespoons per meal and increase this gradually if and when this feels comfortable (to no more than 4 tablespoons). Chew well and eat slowly.

What can I eat on phase 2 of gastric sleeve?

Foods to eat in phase two include:

  • Protein shakes.
  • Thin soups.
  • Soft noodles in soup.
  • Diluted juice.
  • Applesauce.
  • Greek yogurt.
  • Mashed potatoes.
  • Pureed chicken or tuna.

What can I eat Phase 3 gastric sleeve?

During this phase after bariatric surgery, you will transition to more solid foods. This may include soft meat, fish, chicken, cereals, cooked vegetables, and canned and fresh fruits.

What can you eat 5 weeks after sleeve?

Meats and low fat/lean meat products – N.B. caution food Lean (ideally less than 5% fat) minced beef/pork/lamb/chicken/turkey – as mince has a tendency to be soft and ‘easy to eat’ when cooked, aim to include chunky vegetables, beans and/or lentils when making meals from these foods.

How long does it take for the staple line to heal after gastric sleeve?

On average, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the incisions to heal and 6-8 weeks for the stomach staple line to heal. After one month, most people can begin a normal exercise routine and are well on the way to being fully recovered.

How much should I be eating 3 months post op gastric sleeve?

Recommended Meal Plan for Two to Six Months Post-Surgery Consume 900 to 1,000 calories and at least 65 to 75 grams of protein a day. For balanced nutrient intake, your daily servings should include: 3 servings milk and dairy products (nonfat and low-fat) 3 servings meat or meat alternative (lean and low-fat)

Can I eat cheese 3 weeks after gastric sleeve?

Meal plans for gastric sleeve patients around week 3 can include: All full liquids allowed in weeks 1 and 2. Meal replacement shakes and protein drinks suitable for bariatric patients. Fat-free cottage cheese.

When can I eat mashed potatoes after gastric sleeve?

After surgery

Time since surgery Restrictions
1–2 weeks Move to pureed or mashed foods
2 weeks Add soft foods and crackers to the diet
1 month Introduce solid foods
2 months Resume regular, balanced diet consisting of solid foods