Bariatric Surgery Success

Bariatric Surgery Success

#85 Bariatric Nutrition Q & A #7: Your Questions Answered

February 16, 2022

The pouch reset after bariatric surgery. Should you do it? People swear by it. Or is just more pureed baby food? Your favorite bariatric dietitians Gayle and Isabel join me from their clinics to answer your questions about the pouch reset for weight gain.

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A large percentage of people face unwanted weight regain after their weight loss surgery. Enter: the pouch reset diet. Touted as the way to dump this extra weight, reset the stomach to its original size after surgery and gain control of unhealthy eating habits, it’s become a darling of internet health hype. Many people swear by it, I don’t. I'll explain why later in the episode.

Gayle, Isabel and I just attended a virtual continuing education webinar on all that’s new in bariatric surgery. We have a lot to share with you this episode:

* What is the pouch reset diet?

* What are the different stages?

* Does it work?

* What about hunger?

* Does the size of your stomach affect your weight?

* What about hormone changes after surgery and your appetite?

* Are there new weight loss drugs?

* Where's the leak?

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Guest Bariatric Dietitians

Bariatric Dietitian Isabel Maples, RD

Fauquier Health Weight Loss Surgery 

Gayle Brazzi Smith MS, RDN, CSOWM, LDN