Proteins are a fundamental nutrient for our body and are especially important for our muscles to form and function properly. After surgery, it may be more difficult to ingest the sufficient amount of protein we need, so it will be important to include several servings of these food groups in our daily diet:
This is a very rapid emptying of the stomach that can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dizziness, sweating, etc. It is produced by the new situation of the digestive system after bariatric surgery and occurs especially when we ingest foods rich in sugars (sugary drinks, juices, sweets, etc.).
In the initial weeks, the most recommended activity is to go for a daily walk for 20-30 minutes and, progressively, to increase until reaching 1 hour a day. It is important to include strength exercises in the daily routine to avoid losing muscle mass (squats, push-ups against the wall, etc.).After three months, and if your doctor deems it appropriate, more activities can be included, such as swimming, dance classes, pilates, yoga, etc. Without forgetting to follow the routine of strength exercises and daily walking.