Do you want a convenient way to help your bariatric surgery patients eat right to minimise surgical complications?
Simply recommend Australia’s leading online nutritional program for weight loss surgery:
EatRIGHT 90 DAY TRANSITION
Then let Enlighten Nutrition take care of the rest
Patients subscribe via the Enlighten Nutrition website
to gain access to 12 weeks of on-line nutrition education
EatRIGHT 90 DAY TRANSITION is an evidenced based program to assist patients cope with the dramatic changes in eating they will experience after bariatric surgery.
An EatRight 90 Day Transition subscription ensures patients receive practical support through each peri-operative stage, at their convenience.
The program contains all essential peri-operative nutritional advice including:
- How to prepare for surgery by reducing liver size with a pre-operative Very Low Energy Diet;
- How to maintain adequate hydration in the early post-operative period, even in the hottest months;
- How to realistically meet minimum protein requirements aimed at preserving lean muscle mass. Individual daily protein targets are calculated using equations appropriate for an obese population;
- Prevention of vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can have serious health consequences (Bariatric Beri Beri, irreversible neuropathy) with advice about appropriate supplementation;
- What to eat during each of the post-operative dietary stages from thin nourishing fluids to puree consistencies and the gradual re-introduction of more normal textured foods;
- Information and support to identify symptoms requiring surgical review, including more personalised dietetic intervention as clinically indicated.