1000 Calorie Bariatric Meal Plan (Printable)

Bariatric surgery can be deemed as the perfect tool to help a person achieve a healthier weight. Additionally, practicing the 1000 calorie bariatric meal plan can prove a helping hand in the same direction.

Now, most people take this surgery as the ‘one and done’ method to treat obesity. While that’s not the case, a person must bring some elementary changes into their diet and lifestyle to tackle the same situation.

What is a 1000 calorie bariatric meal plan?

The diet must contain mostly high protein, low carb, and low-fat food items. Additionally, you have to keep your daily calorie intake limited to 1000 calories only. Certain food options aren’t permitted during this meal plan. They are:

  • Process, packaged, refined, and sugary items like cakes, desert, candies, ice creams
  • Chocolates
  • Sweetened or frozen yogurt
  • Potatoes and other starchy veggies
  • Nuts and nuts butter
  • Brown and white rice
  • Juices and other sweetened and caffeinated beverages
  • Any kind of sports energy drinks
  • Pasta or Noodles

Regardless of how disciplined and strict a diet plan is, your body may take some good time to adapt to the same. Hence, you must not jump on with this 1000 calorie bariatric meal plan without reading through the guidelines and instructions mentioned below.

General guidelines for the 1000 calorie bariatric meal plan

  • Put yourself on a trial of the same meal plan for around 7 days before bringing it to your daily schedule
  • Make the water your go-to beverage daily
  • Consult with your surgeon or physician regarding every aspect of this diet plan before progressing
  • Opt for home-cooked food while keeping a distance from every processed or packaged food item
  • You may need to include most of the liquid diet recipes ( consult with your bariatric surgeon for this)
  • The focus here is to prepare your body for the surgery process so you must go nice and easy in the same direction

 

Weekly sample planner for 1000 calorie bariatric meal plan

Day 1.

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan - chocolate protein shake

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan – chocolate protein shake

Breakfast- 1 serving of chocolate protein shake with 1 banana

Snack- 1 serving of almond butter with 1 apple

Lunch- 1 serving of grilled chicken with roasted kale

Snack – 1 serving of Bran flakes with skimmed milk(8 oz) and 1 small banana

Dinner- 1 serving of grilled steak with roasted broccoli and baked potato

Total calorie count for the day – 1005

 

 Day 2.

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan - skimmed milk

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan – skimmed milk

 Breakfast- 1 serving of strawberries with peanut butter and 1 slice of wheat toast

Snack – 1 serving of skimmed milk

Lunch- 1 serving of mushroom eggs with red bell peppers

Snack- 2 Oranges

Dinner- 1 serving of grilled chicken breast with brown rice and mixed greens

Total calories for the day-1009

 

Day 3.

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan - plain tuna salad

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan – plain tuna salad

Breakfast- 1 serving of spinach and tomato omelet with onion flakes

Snack- 1 serving of plain tuna salad

Lunch- 1 Avocado

Snack- 1 serving of spinach and avocado smoothie

Dinner- 1 serving of roasted kale and pecans

Total calories for the day- 998

 

Day 4.

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan - Almonds

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan – Almonds

Breakfast- 1 serving of protein shake with 1 apple

Snack- 2 Oranges

Lunch- 1 serving of cucumber avocado salad

Snack- Almonds (1 oz)

Dinner- 1 serving of baked spinach chips

Total calories for the day-996

 

 Day 5.

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan - Denver omelet

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan – Denver omelet

Breakfast- 1 serving of Denver omelet with spinach and tomato

Snack –1 serving of almond butter with banana

Lunch- 1 Avocado

Snack- 1 serving of tex mex tuna salad

Dinner- 1 serving of spinach, ginger, and avocado smoothie

Total calories for the day -995

 

Day 6.

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan - spinach avocado salad

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan – spinach avocado salad

Breakfast- 1 serving of scrambled eggs with grilled spinach

Snack- 1 serving of Arugula salad with 1 apple

Lunch- 1 serving of spinach avocado salad

Snack- 1 serving of Tuna avocado salad

Dinner- 1 serving of non-fat Greek yogurt with strawberries

Total calories for the day-998

 

Day 7.

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan - grilled lemon chicken

1000 calorie bariatric meal plan – grilled lemon chicken

Breakfast- 1 serving of scrambled eggs with 2 strips of bacon

Snack-1 cup of spinach avocado soup with almonds

Lunch- 1 serving of grilled lemon chicken

Snack- 1 serving of curry- tuna salad with mixed greens

Dinner- 1 serving of tuna sandwich with kale crisps

Total calories for the day-991

 

Bottomline for 1000 calorie bariatric meal plan

This 1000 calorie bariatric meal plan can really prove fruitful for your overall health and wellbeing before the surgery process. Still, you must follow it under the strict guidance of a trained medical professional.

Printable (PDF) 1000 calorie bariatric meal plan

MealsDay 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6Day 7
Breakfast1 serving of chocolate protein shake with 1 banana1 serving of strawberries with peanut butter and 1 slice of wheat toast1 serving of spinach and tomato omelet with onion flakes1 serving of protein shake with 1 apple1 serving of Denver omelet with spinach and tomato1 serving of scrambled eggs with grilled spinach1 serving of scrambled eggs with 2 strips of bacon
Snack1 serving of almond butter with 1 apple1 serving of skimmed milk1 serving of plain tuna salad2 Oranges1 serving of almond butter with banana1 serving of Arugula salad with 1 apple1 cup of spinach avocado soup with almonds
Lunch1 serving of grilled chicken with roasted kale1 serving of mushroom eggs with red bell peppers1 Avocado1 serving of cucumber avocado salad1 Avocado1 serving of spinach avocado salad1 serving of grilled lemon chicken
Snack1 serving of Bran flakes with skimmed milk(8 oz) and 1 small banana2 Oranges1 serving of spinach and avocado smoothieAlmonds (1 oz)1 serving of tex mex tuna salad1 serving of Tuna avocado salad1 serving of curry- tuna salad with mixed greens
Dinner1 serving of grilled steak with roasted broccoli and baked potato1 serving of grilled chicken breast with brown rice and mixed greens1 serving of roasted kale and pecans1 serving of baked spinach chips1 serving of spinach, ginger, and avocado smoothie1 serving of non-fat Greek yogurt with strawberries1 serving of tuna sandwich with kale crisps
Total calorie count for the day10051009998996995998991

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