Surgical Weight Loss Nutrition Quiz


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  1. My current weight is:

  2. I have completed a 60 minute nutrition education class about weight loss surgery. This is related to a diagnosis of morbid obesity (BMI over 40) or obesity (BMI 35 - 39.9) with comorbid condition that would be greatly improved by weight loss.

    The following points were covered in class: dietary advancement post-operatively, post-operative need to follow a high protein, low fat, low refined sugar diet, recommendations on a healthy eating plan including behavior modification and exercise to promote weight loss prior to surgery to minimize surgical risks and necessary vitamin and mineral supplementation, postoperative consequences (dietary compliance, not participating in a physical activity program, non-compliance with recommended vitamins and minerals, poor follow through with team recommendations), the importance of good glycemic control prior to surgery, other issues specific to diagnosis on physician referral form.

  3. True or False: Eating due to boredom is considered emotional eating.

  4. Which of the following factors likely contribute to obesity?

  5. True or False: Having weight loss surgery will guarantee weight loss and weight maintenance for life.

  6. Which procedure produces the best weight loss results on average?

  7. Mindful eating includes:

  8. Liquids that are acceptable to drink after weight loss surgery are:

  9. Which of the following foods are good sources of protein?

  10. True or False: You can take your multivitamin containing iron and your calcium/vit D supplement at the same time.

  11. True or False: A gummy multivitamin has the right amount of vitamins and minerals for preventing deficiencies after weight loss surgery.

  12. Dumping Syndrome could be caused by:

  13. The current daily recommendations from the CDC for physical activity recommend how many minutes of physical activity per day?

  14. Your plate should contain: