Post-Operative Bariatric Surgery Diet – Phase 1 (Days 1-2)

  • This is the first diet phase after bariatric surgery.
  • You will be on phase 1 while you are in the hospital following your operation.
  • This phase usually lasts 1-2 days.
  • Aim to drink at least 6-8 cups (48-64 ounces) of fluid each day.
  • Fluids will need to be consumed in small, frequent sips.
  • All liquids must be low in calories (15 calories or less per 8 ounces), sugar-free, caffeine-free, and non-carbonated.