Recipes for Life
Recipes for Life
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Comprehensive information for people following sleeve or bypass bariatric surgery. Simple recipes can be adapted for the stage of recovery and for personal preferences. Important note: This resource should only be used with the guidance of a specialist dietitian as part of an ongoing post-surgery support plan. If you are a patient purchasing 'Recipes for Life' we require the name and contact details of your referring dietitian prior to dispatch. Please enter these details in the notes field on your order form.
Advice is complex, condition specific and requires a Dietitian with knowledge, skills and experience in the condition.
To support people following sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass surgery to prepare and cook recipes that are high in protein and low in fat and calories to promote recovery and good health.
The target group will know how to prepare soft, nourishing food that can be easily digested following bariatric surgery.
The target group will know why modified consistency foods are important following bariatric surgery.
The target group will understand how to achieve the necessary nutrient balance in their diet to ensure they have enough protein to recover from their surgery.
Based on information originally developed by NHS Ayrshire and Arran.
- American Nutritional Guidelines for Surgical Weight Loss Patient (ASBMS) (Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, S73-S108 (2008)
- BOMSS Guidelines on perioperative and postoperative biochemical monitoring Micronutrient replacement for patients undergoing bariatric surgery 2014 http://www.bomss.org.uk/bomss-nutritional-guidance/