Information on Diet Before and After Weight Loss Surgery

Nutrition and diet is one of the most important factors in determining the success of weight loss surgery. Candidates must be committed to following the recommended dietary guidelines both before and after weight loss surgery. Following surgery, patients must be committed to lifestyle changes that includes a healthy diet, exercise and other recommendations in order to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight for life.

The following downloadable guides can help you better understand the dietary guidelines for before and after weight loss surgery. We also have provided a sample menu for the preoperative diet.

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To learn more about weight loss surgery at University Hospitals, call: 216-844-5274 or email us at bariatricsurgery@uhhospitals.org.