Is the Keto Diet a Better Option After the Weight Loss Surgery?

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Wondering if it’s safe to eat the Keto diet after the weight loss surgery? If so, you’re at the right place. People who’ve had bariatric or weight loss surgery are often recommended to stick to a high protein diet after surgery. A Keto diet is full of healthy proteins and fats. So, sticking to Keto diet after the weight loss surgery is completely safe and healthy. However, if you’re allergic to any type of food, it’s highly advised that you first consult your physician before consuming the Keto diet.


What Exactly is Keto Diet?

A Ketogenic Diet or Keto Diet is moderate in proteins, high in fats and low in carbohydrates. It usually contains 20% proteins, 70% fats, and only 5% carbohydrates. The low carbohydrates proportion puts your body in a specific state called Ketosis, which helps speed up the fat-burning process. 

Foods that can be consumed on the Keto Diet

  • Seafood
  • All kinds of meat
  • Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Cream and Butter
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Avocado
  • Oils 
  • Olives 
  • Nut Butter
  • Spices and Herbs 
  • Low-carb Vegetables

Is Keto Diet Effective in Losing Weight?

Normally, it’s said that on a Keto Diet you don’t need to keep tabs on how much calories you consume because the high fat and protein intake makes you feel full and as a result, you consume less food. But it doesn’t mean that you can consume keto-friendly food in excess amount, as doing so will do more harm than good. You can’t eat bacon, sausage, and cheese all day long (which are allowed on a Keto Diet). You’ll need to consume foods in a moderate amount to see quick results.

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Carl Clay is a health blog author who has been writing about nutrition, fitness and healthy living for over 10 years. He also loves to run, hike and bike with her wife.