Another very helpful post regarding food stuffs. PROTEIN. thank you, Dana Bean!
I’ve had a couple of people ask about what types of protein to use. I’ve added a section for Protein on my Links page that lists ones I’ve either had or that were recommended to me. Make sure you mix protein with things that are low-fat and low-sugar.
Basically we have to follow the following rules on protein:
- 6 grams or LESS of Sugar
- 6 grams or LESS of Total Fat
- 2 grams or LESS of Saturated Fat
- 1 gram or LESS of Trans Fat
- Protein is a priority for bariatric patients since we cannot get this through vitamins and supplements. Eat your protein first at each meal and if there is room, eat the other things.
Your nutritionist will have to calculate how much protein you are supposed to get a day. I am supposed to get at least 60 grams of protein in on regular days and then…
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