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are there any restrictions of salt intake after bariatric surgery?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Diet post bariatric: Any dietary or other questions should be throughly discussed with the surgeon and his staff.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Salt is ok: Some salt is ok after weight loss surgery. It can increase swelling. Mostly want to avoid salty snacks like chips, nuts, crackers since they also contain fats and calories.
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
No: But you should for a healthier life.

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