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Metabolic surgery is a treatment to help with metabolic problems as well as weight loss. You should meet with a nutritionist well before the surgery so that you can learn about nutrition as a whole and learn about what to expect before and after surgery. After surgery, you should maintain a healthy diet, eating four or five times a day, just in much smaller quantities. Patients are very satisfied with post-operative satiety. The same sensation of hunger as when you diet before the surgery is not experienced, because the gut hormones are reset. Nevertheless, patients will need to change their lifestyle and diet after the operation so that the maximum benefit out of the procedure is attained.
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