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I started 3 x daily optifast meal replacements on Monday for the next 3 weeks. So far the coffee flavour is going down the best! Anyone else slurping shakes and soup yet?

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I'm have a choice of protein shakes or bars for breakfast and lunch on my pre-op diet. Is your's strictly liquids? 

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This is my pre-op diet. It's not so bad so far.    LIVER SHRINK DIET

 

Follow this 2 weeks prior to surgery

 

Remember: Non-Starchy Vegetables are UNLIMITED on this diet

(except potatoes, corn, beans, peas-see attached sheet)

 

Breakfast

Protein Shake or Protein Bar

(You may use any shake or bar as long as it has 220 or less calories and 10g or less fat/serving)

 

Mid Morning Snack

1 small piece of fruit (tennis ball or 1/2 cup) (if you have Diabetes add 4oz low-fat yogurt)

 

Lunch

Protein Shake or Protein Bar

 

Mid Afternoon Snack

1 small piece of fruit (tennis ball or 1/2 cup) (if you have Diabetes add 4oz low-fat yogurt)

 

Dinner
  • 3oz lean meat (the size of a deck of cards)
  • Steamed vegetables or salad with fat-free salad dressing (2 Tbsp)
  • 6 unsalted crackers or 2 slices low-calorie bread or 1 small baked potato (computer mouse)
  • ½ c  fruit or 1 small piece of fruit (tennis ball)

 

Evening Snack
  • 1 small piece of fruit (tennis ball or 1/2 cup) (if you have Diabetes add 4oz low-fat yogurt)

 

Beverages

  • You may only have CALORIE-FREE beverages 
  • NO ALCOHOL!
  • Examples:  Decaf. Tea, Crystal Light, Sugar-free Kool-Aid, Powerade Zero, Water

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