This is a PSA for my RNY WLS friends, do not ever attempt to go “Keto” …. like ever ! Your colon will thank you.
Keto aka ketogenic diet is a plan that has you drop your carbs super low – your macros would be 75% fat 20% protein 5% carbs.
You eat a diet consisting of high fat, moderate protein and very little carbs – which come from vegetables. Fruit is pretty much off limits. I researched the hell out of this plan and really thought it was for me- I love eggs and cheese and bacon. But I did see one article that mentioned this isn’t good for RNY patients due to our digestion and our inability to eat high fats. Stupid me thought I was different-nope not so much.
Let’s go over my 1 day Keto lifestyle and I’ll tell you what I ate.
Meal 1 – 2 eggs scrambled in butter with 2 cups of coffee with cream and MCT oil
Meal 2 – protein shake, cheese stick, 2 hard boiled eggs
Meal 3 – ribs
Meal 4 – salad with chicken and Caesar dressing
Meal 5 – brussel sprouts with bacon and ground beef
Then my colon exploded! Sorry for the TMI but there is a reason our bariatric surgeons advise us on what we should and shouldn’t eat.
So I guess I go back to my coaches macros, happily eat my carbs and my protein and live happily ever after!