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I had a gastric bypass 2 years ago. Is it safe to perform a 10 day cleanse?
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
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In brief: Clean is good
If you mean a 10 day meal replacement with a balanced low sugar shake like medifast or glucose-controlled boost (plus all vitamins) it should be ok.
However, the best diet to work with a bypass is a solid meal (protein and veggies) with no sipping, fewer slider foods, no sweets and no bad snacks. Might be good to check with your surgeon and program.

In brief: Clean is good
If you mean a 10 day meal replacement with a balanced low sugar shake like medifast or glucose-controlled boost (plus all vitamins) it should be ok.
However, the best diet to work with a bypass is a solid meal (protein and veggies) with no sipping, fewer slider foods, no sweets and no bad snacks. Might be good to check with your surgeon and program.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics
In brief: 10 day cleanse
You can do it, and having had a bypass doesn't change anything.
However, the whole idea of a 10 day cleanse and whether or not that is beneficially to anyone is a whole different topic to debate.

In brief: 10 day cleanse
You can do it, and having had a bypass doesn't change anything.
However, the whole idea of a 10 day cleanse and whether or not that is beneficially to anyone is a whole different topic to debate.
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Dr. Gregg Nishi
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