Fiber Up

Fiber Up


You don’t want to skimp on fiber–yet even pre-surgery most people don’t meet the recommended intake of 25-30 grams a day. Not only does fiber help keep you regular, it can also help to guard against cancer, heart disease, diverticulosis, kidney stones, and it supports a healthy digestive tract. After surgery, the push to reach protein goals can limit fiber intake further since the best sources are fruits, vegetables and whole grains—those foods that are lacking in protein.

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About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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