Deciding to have a weight loss procedure comes with an overhaul of lifestyle decisions and results in new eating habits that will lay the foundation for your weight loss success. Now you are back home wondering what to eat after my weight loss procedure and responsible for putting the right nutrients into your body for survival and weight loss. This might be overwhelming, yet you have the support system of Shapeology and new knowledge to help you succeed.
Immediately following your non-surgical weight loss procedure, patients are educated about small, frequent meals, with slow, purposeful bites to aid with digesting. Weight loss procedures like the Orbera and Obalon result in less space for eating, which leaves no room for binge eating. The patience that is involved in a lifestyle change may be the most difficult. Adopting new recipes and lifestyle hacks will be a key component of your success after undergoing weight loss procedures from Shapeology Non-Surgical Weight Loss Center.
Eating After Weight Loss | Non-Surgical
A guideline for eating after your weight loss procedure is to consider the nutrient level of all foods you are putting into your body. Filling up on fiber rich foods will provide the proper nutrients for your new reduced stomach. When we understand how to portion out our meals and avoid added calories throughout the day, weight loss results will be noted. To provide examples of balanced alternatives to sustain your body after your procedure, we put together a few of our favorites:
Take proper recommendations from Dr. Kazi for the hours before, the day of and day after your procedure, but once indicated get back on track with healthy (and yummy!) recipes, these are our go-tos
Healthy Recipes for Weight Loss
- Breakfast: Ham, Egg & Avocado Protein Cups Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a muffin tin with thinly sliced ham. Crack in an egg and top with some fresh black pepper and a twist of Himalayan pink sea salt. Bake for 20 minutes and then top with an avocado slice.
- Lunch: Cucumber Turkey Roll Ups Peeled cucumber slices (using a veggie slicer – slice until you run out!). Turkey slices (free of preservatives). Diced tomato, shredded lettuce & shredded carrot. Smashed avocado or mustard. Lay sheets of cucumber slightly on top of each other, layer with turkey slices & then top with stuffing. Tightly roll up, add in a few toothpicks and cut slices to enjoy!
- Dinner: Skinny Garlic Parmesan Zucchini instead of noodles is becoming somewhat of a craze right now, but we can assure you, the tastes in this will satisfy every need a carb can.
- Snacks: Smoothie Bowl Combine spinach, banana, 1-cup coconut milk, green grapes and pineapple in a blender. Pour into a cereal-sized bowl, top with 2 tablespoons of chia seeds, a handful of blueberries, walnuts and a diced kiwi.
Learning how to utilize healthy alternatives into your new lifestyle will take patience and practice. Getting rid of bad eating habits, and replacing them with new techniques is what we strive for at Shapeology!