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How can I make sure to eat enough after knee replacement surgery?

After knee replacement surgery, you may not feel like eating much, but your body still needs extra energy and protein to start healing. Try the tips below to help you eat enough to build your strength:
  • Eat 3 smaller meals every day, and add in 3 high-protein snacks.
  • Use ready-to-eat, easily prepared foods.
  • Keep nutritious snacks handy for nibbling.
  • If you still can't eat much, ask your doctor or nutritionist about whether you should drink a supplement such as Ensure, Boost, or Instant Breakfast.

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