Surgery Pre-op Class-Dietary
    About Lesson
    Carbohydrates
    Carbohydrates should be minimized after any type of surgical weight loss procedure, however some carbs are necessary.  Limit your carbohydrate intake to 4-5 servings per day, and use the information below to guide your choices!
    1 serving of a carbohydrate = 5-15 grams of net carbohydrates
    Food Items
    Vegetables:  (1/4 cup)
    • Pureed canned or steamed vegetables (no hulls)
    • Stage 1 and 2 baby food vegetables
    • Vegetable Juice
    • Puree Vegetable Soup 
    Fruits:  (1/4 cup)
    • No sugar added applesauce
    • Stage 1 and 2 baby food fruits.
    • Unsweetened fruit juice
    • Puree canned fruits in juice or water only.
    Starches: (1/4 cup)

    • Puree acorn or butternut squash
    • Puree sweet potato
    • Puree Peas
    • Mashed sweet potato

    Grains/Cereals: (ΒΌ cup)

    • Hot Cereal made with skim or 1% milk