2. Eating solid foods at meals, with less red meat and more fruits and vegetables.
They will keep you full longer and reduce fat intake.
3. Eating slower, taking smaller bites of food and chewing food completely.
4. Drinking before meals. The liquids we recommend are water, skimmed milk, and
low calorie beverages. Drink enough fluids so that you are never thirsty, never
dizzy when standing, and you urinate at least three times every 24 hours. These are
the signs of adequate hydration.
5. Markedly decrease high calorie drinks such as soda pop, beer, and milk shakes
form your diet. Operated patients who continue to drink these high calorie
beverages on a regular basis have had poorer weight loss. By sipping on high
calorie liquids throughout the day or by taking them with meals, a lot of calories
can be consumed without getting the effect of fullness and will frequently cause
6. Stop eating as soon as you are full, one more mouthful will make you feel very
Uncomfortable, and may cause vomiting.