Our expert says:
I am sorry to hear about your op and that you will be inactivated for 2-3 weeks. You don't need to cut out carbs, but it may help to reduce your fat intake because 1 gram of fat contains 37 kJ while 1 gram of carbs contains only 16 kJ (quite a difference I would say!). Why do you want to consume calorie dense foods when you are going to be inactive? You need to eat low-energy, low-kcal foods like fresh fruit, salads, vegetables, fat-free milk and diary products, very lean meat in small quantities, larger portions of fish, legumes, and whole grains with small quantities of poly-or monounsaturated oils (olive oil) or fats (Lite margarine).
Wishing you a speedy recovery
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