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Hey everyone, I am 8 weeks out from VSG surgery. I can eat normal. I work with a nutritionist but I dont see her until my 3 month follow. So I am a little confused how many calories should I be eating. My doctor said 800-1000 calories a day. My sister who is a nutritionist is saying that is not enough and I am depriving myself. I have very slow weight lost, like a pound a week. I dont know if I am doing something wrong. How many calories are you guys eating this far out?What does a day of food look like for me? Anything helps! Thank you!

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8 minutes ago, Jgiles97 said:

Hey everyone, I am 8 weeks out from VSG surgery. I can eat normal. I work with a nutritionist but I dont see her until my 3 month follow. So I am a little confused how many calories should I be eating. My doctor said 800-1000 calories a day. My sister who is a nutritionist is saying that is not enough and I am depriving myself. I have very slow weight lost, like a pound a week. I dont know if I am doing something wrong. How many calories are you guys eating this far out?What does a day of food look like for me? Anything helps! Thank you!

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Follow your teams advice and call/email them for clarity. Unless your sister works specifically with the bariatric community her advice will not be as accurate.

Good Luck 💚

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800-1000 is pretty common for bariatric patients who are in the weight loss phase (some people eat even fewer - more like 600-800), but do whatever your bariatric team suggests. Yes it's low for a "normal" person, but you're doing it under medical supervision and are taking supplements. Once you hit goal and go into maintenance mode, your calorie intake will increase. I eat 1500-1700 now that I'm in maintenance (YMMV). But I was probably at 800-1000 when I was where you are....

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6 weeks out still only around 500kcal a day...

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