Category Archives: Pre-op diet

Days 13 to 14 of the Pre-op Bariatric Diet

February 6, 2020

Well, it’s the last two days of my pre-op bariatric diet and I have to say that I’m both excited and a little sad to see it come to an end. This journey has shown me that when you have … Continue reading

Days 9 to 12 of the Pre-op Bariatric Diet

January 30, 2020

Menu Day 9 Breakfast – protein shake plus hot tea and water through the morning Lunch – fat free cream of chicken soup Snack – 40 calorie ice pop Dinner – protein shake, avocado, hot tea and chicken broth 8 … Continue reading

Days 5 to 8 of the Pre-op Bariatric Diet

January 23, 2020

I’m really liking my low fat or fat free cream of chicken soup as you can probably see. I look forward to my soup, but everyone is different. You may want to change up the kind of soup you have … Continue reading

The First 4 Days of the Pre-op Bariatric Diet

January 16, 2020

The first 48 hours on a liquid diet is the most challenging. You will be very hungry until your body induces ketosis. Ketosis occurs when the amount of carbohydrate fuel (fuel that is needed to run the body) drops below … Continue reading

Introduction to Our 2-week Pre-Op Diet

January 9, 2020

Hi, my name is Kathy Kapner and I’m the bariatric coordinator here at Advanced Surgical Associates. One of our patients’ biggest concerns is their diet before and after bariatric surgery. I am not a bariatric surgery patient, but I do … Continue reading

Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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