Q&A: WHAT FOOD SHOULD I EAT AFTER A TUMMY TUCK?

"Any recommendations on foods to eat after surgery? I know to keep to low sodium starting out, but any suggestions?"

 

DR. POUSTI: Food after Tummy Tuck?

Thank you for the question.

There is no specific “recommended diet” for the post-tummy tuck patient. A well-balanced diet with high fiber and a good protein source would obviously be helpful. Adding a protein shake ( to each meal) if necessary may also be helpful especially if your appetite is curtailed ( which often happens during this period). Frequent hydration is also important.

Best wishes.

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