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How much protein do you eat in a day and how many calories, also now many meals?  

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  1. 1. How much protein do you eat in a day and how many calories, also now many meals?

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You have 3 questions and only one reply. It's hard to answer them.

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I eat 4 meals, get 100+ grams of Protein, and around 1100 calories per day

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This above makes no sense and can not be a general question - Going to confusion the new people to what i call the :Balance:

I was so damn confused i hired a nutritionist to handle mine - Trust me best 200 a month you can spend

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How much Protein, how many calories, and how many meals do you eat in a day?

Protien goal is usually set by your dietician. Calories and how many meals per day depends on how far out you are from surgery.

Talk with your surgeon's team for instructions.

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6 hours ago, BeJimmietum said:
Im going vegan after seeing, hearing about, and reasearching the countless benefits, over a long period of time and I want this. I want to become vegan. Something to consider is that I weightlift and take it kind of seriously. I try to take about 3000-3300 calories a day and 150 grams of Protein. I drink whey Protein Shakes pretty frequently. I need a substitute for that and a diet that is packed with calories. Is this even possible? Do I have to change the amount of calories I eat and amount of protein? Im brand new here so any feedback would be much appreciated, thank you

Are you pre or post op?

If you are post op,

What are your dieticians’ instructions? Are you losing weight consuming 3000+ calories?

If you are pre op or researching surgery

Your stomach space will be limited after surgery. Your calories will be low. Follow your dietitians instructions. Not all protein shakes are created equal. Many brands have high sugar, calories, and carbs. Your dietician will give you bariatric approved Protein Shake advice. They also make vegan protien powders.

A few links that may help if you are in research phase.

We have a vegan bariatric forum on this site

https://www.bariatricpal.com/forum/1101-vegetarian-or-vegan-eating/

https://www.bariatricpal.com/topic/402037-bariatric-vegetarian-life/

Many people that lift after surgery. They have been successful building muscle and strength.

https://www.bariatricpal.com/topic/418762-is-it-possible-to-build-muscle-after-the-sleeve-im-about-to-find-out/?tab=comments#comment-4684423

https://www.bariatricpal.com/topic/425762-power-lifters-bodybuilders-strength-trainers-ocr-runners/?page=2&tab=comments#comment-4792696

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