Foods to Avoid After Gastric Lap-Band Surgery
What strictly can't I eat after gastric lap-band weight loss surgery?
These are the foods most likely to cause a problem with your gastric lap-band:
- dry meat
- untoasted or doughy bread
- peanut butter
- fibrous or "stringy" fruits and vegetables (celery, asparagus, corn, pineapple, dried fruits)
- greasy or fried, crispy foods
- the white, pithy membranes of citrus fruits
- carbonated beverages
You should also avoid foods that supply a concentrated source of calories with little nutritional value like sugary foods and fried foods:
candy, cakes, cookies, ice cream, pastries, fast food, potato chips, etc.
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