After a successful bariatric surgery and a significant weight loss; some changes in eating habits are to be expected. In maintaining good long-term results, it is essential to avoid the consumption of sugar as much as possible (sweeteners can be used without problems.) You should reduce the consumption of liquor, and a habit of proper eating should be developed to have main meals in an organized way. The weight loss balloon procedure is the best method to lose weight in cases of severe obesity; however, it is essential to know that it is possible to gain weight again if foods we enter into our organism are the same. Here are the three foods you should consume after undergoing such surgery.
It contains the highest biological value proteins after breast milk. It means that it has the best quality protein, even superior to the quality of meat and dairy products. The egg is food that contains a variety of vitamins (A, E, D, B12, B6, B2, B1) and minerals (iron, phosphorus, and zinc). It is also an excellent source of folic acid. The egg yolk is one of the few foods that naturally contain vitamin D, which helps prevent rickets, a disease characterized by skeletal deformities. It also helps prevent multiple sclerosis.
Fish can replace meat entirely if consumed in equal portions. A protein source and rich in iron, fish, is ideal to revitalize the body. The iron intake of vegetables is quite low. Iron is usually deficient in the diet of children, vegetarians, or those who follow a too restrictive regime. Hence the interest in consuming fish at noon. Fish contains many trace elements such as iodine, zinc, or copper, specifically in species of marine origin.
3. Soy Milk
Soya or soy milk is a derivative of the legume that gives it its name. They are obtained from soybeans, ground with water and steam heated for a period between 15 and 20 minutes. Soy milk is high in vitamin A and E, phytosterols and polyphenols. It has many nutritional advantages, proteins and antioxidant elements beneficial to the organism. It is food that has no cholesterol and is low in calories and fat, of which 20 percent are saturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Patients who return to frequently consuming sugar and sweet foods can gain weight again. The same happens in patients who drink liquor frequently and abundantly. It can also happen that there is a long-term dilation of the stomach after a sleeve surgery or dilation of the small stomach or anastomosis after gastric bypass surgery and this can lead to new weight gain. Introducing the foods mentioned above for the nutrition can only be beneficial for the organism and prevent any weight imbalance.