Class With Candace

The Nicholson Clinic is devoted to helping our patients succeed every step of the way. That’s why we’ve created online classes to help patients follow the Pre-Op, Post-Op, and Maintenance diet requirements that are crucial to success. Below are four videos from Candace Peppers, MA for patients at key stages in their surgery process.

Pre-Op Class with Candace Peppers, MA & Patient Educator
Preparing for surgery? Maximize your weight loss; review a sample pre-op diet menu, learn how to mix unflavored protein and how to best prepare your body for surgery.


Post-Op Class Stage 1, Days 1-21 with Candace Peppers, MA & Patient Educator
What can you eat? Review a sample post-op menu, portion control and ways to incorporate protein and the importance of vitamins and medications.


Post-Op Class Stage 2, Days 22-42 with Candace Peppers, MA & Patient Educator
Review a sample Stage 2 post-op menu, unflavored protein recipes, foods to try and foods to avoid, and general guidelines to follow as you progress and adjust to your new stomach.


Maintenance Class, Days 43 and Beyond with Candace Peppers, MA & Patient Educator
Helpful tips and what to eat to stay on track during the maintenance phase, days 43 and beyond. Reference list to download: Food Source List and 10 Day Reset

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