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Are there any restrictions of salt intake after bariatric surgery?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Diet post bariatric: Any dietary or other questions should be throughly discussed with the surgeon and his staff.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
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.
Last updated Jul 5, 2012

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