The main thing to avoid is high calorie liquids (juices, etc.). Fibrous fruits and veggies may cause problems. Pasta, potatoes, bread, and rice are high in carbohyrdrates and offer little nutritional value. One thing that patients need to be sure they include is high fiber foods and high protein foods. As you’re eating less quantity of food, you still need to consume the same levels of protein and fiber as before. In general, many Bandsters find that they eat higher quality food post-Band.