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List of VSG Post-Op Diets from Surgeons

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Here are links to several VSG diets from well-respected bariatric surgeons, hospitals, and clinics around the world. I didn't make this list for the purpose of "diet shopping". It is remarkable how similar the advice is in most of these lists. We all know it:

  • Protein first
  • Lots of Protein (I think the lowest plan here calls for 50 grams)
  • Don't drink with meals
  • Drink 8+ glasses of Water a day
If your surgeon's plan is not on this list already and it's published online, leave the link as a reply and I'll add it. Maybe we can get this thread added to the stickies.

Auckland Weight Loss Surgery (New Zealand)

Baker Bariatrics

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Columbia University


Goodnight Surgical

HealthPoint(New Zealand)

Highland Hospital, Rochester NY

Institute for Advanced Bariatric Surgery

Johns Hopkins (diet progression first month post-op)

Johns Hopkins (Ongoing dietary guidelines)

Johns Hopkins (additional info)


London Bariatric Group (UK)

London Obesity Clinic (UK)

Miami HOPE Center

Murfressboro Surgical Specialists

North London Obesity Surgery Services (UK)

Northwest Obesity Center

Peachtree Bariatrics

Pinnacle Health

St. George Obesity Surgery (Australia)

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton (Canada)

University of Missouri

Upper Gastro Intestinal Surgery (Dr. Talbot, Australia)

Virginia Hospital Center

Walter Reed - Booklet or Powerpoint

Edited by mistysj
Added new links from comments

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Thank you for this!

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Thanks for this!

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some of the links are bad. john hopkins for instance.

Fixed Johns Hopkins to account for their new more detailed info.

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Great resource of information. Thank you!

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Thank you - this is wonderful. I find it interesting, as the information I get is a little different. I think the problem is that the others go by weight and can do 40 some grams a day and be ok.

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Very good post. I love it!!!

Thanks for putting it together and most of all, thanks for sharing. That was very nice of you. Take care.

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Double-post, sorry. :(

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