Preparing For Surgery Progress:
Pre-Op Diet Instruction
All patients must do JourneyLite/Proti products prior to surgery!
You are allowed to have 6 products per day (5 packets and 1 bar). It is important to spread these meals out to every 2-3 hours throughout the day to minimize hunger.
You are permitted to have the following in unlimited amounts at or in between your meals:
- Sugar-free beverages such as Crystal Light, Wyler’s Light, sugar-free Kool-Aid, sugar-free Tang, Diet Snapple, Minute Maid Lite, Fruit2O, Propel, Powerade Zero, coffee or tea with sugar substitute, or water.
- Strained broth soups or bouillon (all varieties)
- Sugar-free popsicles and Sugar-free gelatin
- Sugar-free gum and mints
Hydration is very important!!! Your goal for fluid intake is 48-64 ounces per day, in addition to your protein supplements throughout the day.