Bariatric Surgery Success

Bariatric Surgery Success

#97 Bariatric Nutrition Q & A #9: Your Questions Answered

May 11, 2022

Weight loss surgery is in your rear view mirror and your moving forward. You’ve lost the weight you want to lose and now you want to stop the weight loss and stay where you are. How do you do this? How do you stop the drop? Your favorite bariatric dietitian experts, Gayle and Isabel have answers for you.

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Bariatric Dietitian Isabel Maples, RD

Fauquier Health Weight Loss Surgery


Gayle Brazzi Smith MS, RDN, CSOWM, LDN

Registered & Licensed Dietitian



Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery Institute

The three of us all get asked this question: "Can I lose too much weight after surgery?" Can you eat too few calories? True, it’s not as common as slow weight loss or weight regain after surgery but it happens. So how low is low when it comes to weight and how do you stop the drop? 

In this episode we answer the questions:

  • Can I lose too much weight after surgery?
  • Can I eat too few calories?
  • How do you stop the drop when you don't want to lose any more weight?
  • Can you drink too much fluid?
  • How many carb grams should you eat? Are carbs off limits?
  • Do you have brain fog?
  • What about reflux and other gastrointestinal issues that make it hard to eat?
  • What should my weight goal be?
  • When should I see my dietitian again?