Diets To Take After Surgery To Boost Healing

There are foods that provide the body with the nutrition and energy it needs to maintain your nutrient stores, increase your energy and strength, accelerate healing, and fight off infections after undergoing surgery. They comprise of foods and fruits which can be shared with families or friends to help you stay happy and engaged during recovery. Some of them include:


The minerals and vitamins found in vegetables are one of the essential nutrients in a healing meal. You can eat these vegetables either as part of a meal or a snack. Some of them include:

  • Potatoes
  • Sweet potato
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Broccoli
  • Sweet bell peppers
  • Carrots

Dark leafy Green

This might not be popular as yummy fats and berries, but they are very essential. A full green serving provides you with a full dosage of Vitamin K, which helps in the clothing of blood, as well as, Vitamin E, C, and A. Dark leafy greens rich in vitamins include:

  • Romaine lettuce
  • Mustard greens
  • Bok Choy
  • Swiss chard
  • Spinach
  • Kale

Brightly Colored Fruits

After undergoing surgery, it is very necessary to take in fruits that comprise the full color of the rainbow. Get yourself vegetables and brightly colored fruits, coupled with a full dose of Vitamin C, A, nutritious calories, antioxidants, fiber, and carbohydrates that your body needs to go back in form. Some of these include:

  • Tomatoes
  • Papaya
  • Mango
  • Grapes
  • Peaches
  • Apricots
  • Berries
  • Apples

Also included are oranges and watermelon. In seasons where fruits like watermelon can’t be found, you can make use of a Hua Laksiam. Some people tend to ask questions like is “hua Laksiam” really effective? (ฮั้วลักเซียมดีจริงไหม, which is the term in Thai)? Well, you can check it out and see the benefits for yourself.