Weight Loss Diet Heart Surgery
The soup diet. the soup diet that's purportedly fed to patients before heart surgery has reached urban legend status, says the american heart association, or aha, which devoted an entire web page to the diet.. In fact, i lost a lot of weight after heart valve replacement surgery. robyn (my wife) just reminded me that i lost about 15 pounds during the three months after heart surgery. before surgery, i weighed 187.. The sacred heart diet claims that dieters will lose between 10 and 17 pounds if they follow the diet exactly. many versions claim that by day 3 the dieter will have lost between 5 and 7 pounds. this diet is not intended to be a new lifestyle but is intended for extreme weight loss in a short amount of time..
Heart surgery and weight loss losing weight before heart surgery can reduce your risk of infection, according to a study published in may 1998 in the journal "circulation." in the study, the researchers compared outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery between obese and non-obese patients.. The best diet for most heart surgery patients is one that is low in salt, saturated fat and cholesterol, according to the american heart association. the university of southern california suggests a diet with less than 2,000 mg of sodium per day for heart surgery patients.. It is reputedly from sacred heart memorial hospital and is used in their cardiac care unit for overweight patients to lose weight prior to surgery. it states the first no-no’s as being bread.