What is the Preop Diet and Balloon Exercises and Do I need to do it
Each diet is designed by a team of nutritionists and Dr. Hidalgo, and it is important to follow the preop diet so that you reduce your chances of having complications during the surgery. A sample preop diet may consist of: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner should be low calorie protein shakes or Non fat yogurt. You may go to a health store and look for a low calorie high protein shake. The rest of the day or if you are still hungry at meal time you can have clear liquids, vegetables and protein. You should drink about 8 glasses of water or more a day. And Jell-O the low calorie kind is a clear liquid. Other clear liquids are beef and chicken broth, apple and grape juice, nonfat milk, and cranberry juice.