Protein Shakes after your Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico By Juan Hidalgo on September 24, 2019

protein shakes after weight loss surgery in mexicoIf you had Weight Loss Surgery in Mexico, it is vitally important to follow your post-op diet instructions including all the phases, beginning with the permitted liquids. Protein shakes after weight loss surgery is key to weight loss success.  Your surgeon has stressed the importance of a diet extremely rich in protein which is a necessity for weight loss patients.  There are many options of powder protein shakes, however, drinking the same protein shake day after day can be tiring and boring.

Protein shakes are a simple drink to give your body extra nutrients and vitamins to stay healthy and provide energy after your weight loss surgery. As a weight loss patient, you will need to be familiarized with the protein intake to be able to prepare your own variety and adequate homemade protein shakes.

First of all, patients need to know what to incorporate in a protein shake. The weight loss patient's protein shake must include 5 components:

  1. Protein base: Protein powder, low-fat Greek yogurt, cottage cheese
  2. Fruit:  Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, banana, peaches
  3. Liquids: Nonfat lactose-free milk, soy milk, almond milk, coconut milk, coconut water, sugar-free beverages, water
  4. Fiber: Chia seeds, flaxseed
  5. Fats: peanut butter, almond butter, coconut oil, nutmeg

Optional flavors add-ons:

☼ Vanilla, coconut, almond extracts

☼ Unsweetened cocoa powder

☼ Espresso powder

☼ Sweeteners

☼ Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg among others

In terms of equipment, a blender or food processor will be needed to be able to blend the ingredients until the protein shake is smooth, non-chunky consistency.

The combinations can be endless, the patient must just be creative and sure of including at least one of the ingredients of each component.

One of the favorites … Berry Protein Shake

  • One scoop of protein powder
  • ½ cup frozen berry blend
  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • 8 ounces of non-fat lactose-free milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg


Of course, Weight Loss Team, and its staff of experts will be more than ready to guide you through your weight loss journey before and after your Weight Loss Surgery in Puerto Vallarta as well any revision surgery options you may need if you are not satisfied with your weight loss results. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us.


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Telephone: Toll free  1 (800) 404-9064 or + 1 (818) 949-6911

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The Weight Loss Team in Puerto Vallarta is dedicated to the continued weight loss success of every patient. Through our state-of-the-art technology, advanced techniques, and easy access to online support, patients can expect successful weight loss surgery that creates lasting results. Patients travel from around the world to our practice to experience:

  • State-of-the-Art Facilities
  • Experienced Surgeons
  • Multiple Surgical Options
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Methods
  • Affordable Care
  • Life-Changing Results

If you're ready to lose weight and sustain a healthy, happy lifestyle, contact our Puerto Vallarta practice by filling out our online form or calling 800-404-9064.

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