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Very low calorie diet: Preparing your own meals  
Abstract:  This handout explains a Very Low Calorie Diet (1,000 calories a day) for patients who want to cook their own meals. This diet is prescribed before surgery to help decrease the size of the patient's liver. Included are a meal plan and a list of daily servings allowed.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, May 1, 2015
UWMC Availability:  Food and Nutrition Services; Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services; Nutrition Clinic
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Nutrition
Specific Subject(s):  Menus; Dietary Guidelines; Diet
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3687

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