Best pre-op diet before gastric sleeve?

Hello. I want to know what's the best pre-op diet to be on before my gastric sleeve surgery. I've heard low carb a lot or all vegetables and fruits. What diet do you recommend? Thank you.

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There is no "best" diet before weight loss surgery

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The best diet is the one you can stick with.  After your surgery, you will be on a high protein low carb diet, so it might make sense to start that now so you can get used to it.  But in general, I tell my patients to go on a diet that worked for them in the past.

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