How bariatric surgery changes food sense?
Preoperatively a detailed analysis of food intake, volume, likes and dislikes, non veg intake ,snacks etc is taken into account .Appropriate surgery is then suggested. The patient are kept on low-calorie liquid diet preoperatively so that the liver fat reduces and facilitates surgery.
Food and taste alterations are well known after bariatric surgery. Study shows that taste sensitivity to sweet and fat stimuli appears to reduce after bariatric surgery, significantly sweet cravings reduce drastically. Dr. Kedar Patil is a Bariatric Surgery in Pune & book an appointment for best bariatric treatment in Pune.
Drinking water is a challenge initially as size of stomach is reduced, patient should drink water sip by sip and not too much of quantity at a time..
General advice for eating separately from family members for a specific time so that the person doesn’t crave for the food.
One Should choose healthy food over calorie dense food. Smaller portion size and fresh produce food should be taken.
General food advice after bariatric surgery :
- Learn and adhere to diet plan.
- Think lifestyle change rather than sticking with the diet mentality.
- Find new and exciting ways to stay motivated.
- Eat small meals at specific schedules to avoid feeling hungry.
- Don’t skip meals.
- Keep connected with bariatric activities and support groups so as to keep up with your weight loss goals.
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Avoiding side effects by taking supplementation:
Side effects of Bariatric surgery such as skin laxity, hair loss, nutritional deficiencies, weight regain may occur in a few patients.
Skin Laxity –Can happen if person has too much of central obesity or if protein and vitamin intake is inadequate .These can be treated with supplementation, Lasers , toners or excess skin removal
Nutritional deficiencies –many a time Obese patient have nutritional deficiencies preoperatively ,after surgery food intake is reduced hence the patient need to take multivitamin and calcium ,vitamin D supplementation for a specific period after the surgery.
Weight regain -10% patients may regain weight if they fail to keep with the regular diet and exerciseas advised by the surgeon and team. Changing food habits and lifestyle, regular follow up and attending the support group activities which helps patients to be motivated towards weight loss and healthy body -all of this is equally important after surgery.
In all Bariatric surgery is advised in the patients who are morbidly obese and who have a long term health risk of multiple diseases and cancers .Side effects are minimal to the health risk which are associated with the obesity.One should choose this surgery with compete knowledge .
At Presize Clinic Pune having a Team of Qualified experts,lead by Dr Kedar Patil one can expect to have best outcomes with minimal side effects of Bariatric Surgery