You can usually start eating regular foods about three months after surgery. At each stage of the gastric bypass diet, you must be careful to: Drink 64 ounces of fluid a day, to avoid dehydration. Sip liquids between meals, not with meals.
What happens if you eat too much after gastric bypass?
Vomiting can occur if you eat too much, but it can also occur if you eat the wrong foods at the wrong time, as well. Diarrhea is another risk that presents itself when eating too much after gastric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery. This is due to malabsorption of food as your digestive system tries to process it.
Can I eat peanut butter after gastric bypass?
Peanut butter is a healthy fat, which may irritate your stomach during the time. Peanut butter also has a good amount of carbohydrates, which are forbidden in this time frame after surgery. It also tends to get paired with jams full of sugar and white bread.
Can stomach explode after gastric bypass?
None of this changes after bypass surgery, except that the stomach is now much smaller. Eating more than the new stomach can hold may cause vomiting, expansion of the pouch, weight gain, or even rupture of the stomach.
Why am I so hungry after gastric bypass?
Eventually, your body will be able to regulate its leptin production and bring itself down from leptin resistance. Thats the leptin resistance loop-hole! After bariatric surgery, you cant eat as much and you feel full for longer.
Can I eat salad after gastric bypass?
After the first three months, you are welcome to enjoy eating salads (iceberg is not tolerated as well as romaine or spinach) and raw vegetables to compliment your protein. Lettuce wraps are a great way to change up your protein and add a little low-carb crunch!
Can you drink Diet Coke after gastric bypass?
We ask that patients do not risk stretching their pouch and refrain from drinking all carbonated beverages after surgery. Carbonated drinks are often high in sodium and have no nutritional value, so we recommend not drinking any of them, including calorie-free ones, at least 30 days before surgery.