Surgery Pre-op Class-Dietary
About Lesson
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