ESG sutures your stomach into a narrow tube, which limits how much food it can hold. It also reduces the messaging of the hormones that send hunger signals to your brain. You will feel fuller with less food after sleeve gastroplasty.
Our Tampa office provides strong nutritional support so that you will always feel guided on this journey to the new you. Our concierge nutritionist will help you plan your diet after an ESG with checkpoints along the way. This will ease the transition to a new healthy lifestyle that will help you feel great and make your total body weight loss effective and permanent.
Immediately after the procedure, you can have low-sugar clear liquids 4 hours post-surgery. Then for the first week, you’ll be on a full liquid diet and avoid solid food. Typically this consists of food options like:
As long as everything is progressing without complications, you’ll transition to a soft, low-sugar, balanced diet with small portions. Foods that can be easily mashed up or pureed and contain less than 4-5 grams of sugar per meal are ideal. Avoid things like: