How To Restart Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass

Following instructions given to you after Weight Loss Surgery is necessary to achieve your goal. In this post I’ll enlighten you on how to restart weight loss after gastric bypass and stages involved.

Keeping the post-op diet, and also eating habits during your diet phase post-surgery is necessary to reach your goal weight. Also, lots of patients keeps to recommendations for short of time. And then get off track on their diet, or take excessive carbohydrates and sugars.

how to restart weight loss after gastric bypass

When this occurs, the patient may lock up the new metabolism and cause a halt to their weight loss. The body metabolism is changed by gastric sleeve so that the body burns more calories and fat easily and quickly. The metabolism is “tricked” with the surgery and the patient usually has about 18-24 months until the body figures out what is happening. In this period, intake of wrong foods or too much sugar or carbs, the body can then snap back and lock down its metabolism and thus the patients hit long weight loss stalls.

The Pouch Reset is there to embrace when the patient goes off on their own track and breaks the postop diet. For instance, having alcohol, or eating the wrong foods (those high in carbs and sugars), after that, the metabolism shifts into a store mode, and instead of weight loss, the patient typically hits a plateau and then it takes time and effort to break this plateau.

Pouch Reset should help you to restart weight loss after gastric bypass and get you back on track. Pouch Reset will be as a mimic of the post-op diet in a sense. It will be not easy, and you should have support from your partner and relatives and above all, you will need some willpower to achieve it.

Pouch Reset stages

Day 1 – Clear Liquids only (broth, sugar-free jello and sorbets,)

From day 2 you will need around 90g of protein a day

Day 2- 3 –Full Liquids (protein drinks, non-fat Greek yogurt, cream soup, water, sugar-free sorbet, sugar-free puddings)

4- 6 – Pureed Foods (protein drinks, mashed potatoes, refried beans, low-fat cottage cheese, scrambled eggs, hummus, blended chunky soup or chili,)

Day 7– 9 – Soft Foods (protein drinks, soft veggies, scrambled eggs, canned tuna and salmon, soft steamed or grilled fish, dark meat chicken, soft low-fat cheese)

10 and beyond – Healthy Foods

Take liquids at least 30 minutes prior and 30 minutes after each meal.

-consume at a slow pace, chew at least 22 times each bite of food.

-avoid sugar and food that is rich in carbohydrates as well as fried foods.

Credit: weightloss team

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