Choosing the Right Multivitamin After Bariatric Surgery

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After bariatric multivitamin gummy | Bariatric Fusion your body may not be absorbing the proper vitamins and minerals it needs. These deficiencies can affect your health and recovery, including your appetite, energy levels, mental function, and metabolism.

Choosing the Right Multivitamins After Bariatric Surgery

You can choose from many different types of multivitamins, including ones that are marketed as bariatric multivitamins or standard over-the-counter (OTC) vitamin supplements. Your nutritionist at your bariatric surgical center will recommend the best option for you, depending on your specific needs and preferences.

Bariatric multivitamins are specially formulated for bariatric patients, to help compensate for the malabsorption that occurs following weight loss surgery. They are available in chewable and liquid forms, and should be taken for the first 3-6 months after your surgery.

Bariatric Multivitamins That Don’t Taste Like Medicine: A Sweet Solution with Bariatric Fusion’s Gummy Vitamins

Gummy vitamins are a popular choice among bariatric patients, for their convenient flavor and texture. They are typically not a good choice for long-term use as they can contain allergens that trigger reactions in some people.

They can also be difficult to digest for a long time after surgery because your stomach has changed its size and isn’t used to processing large pills. It’s usually better to start with a chewable or liquid vitamin for the first 2-6 months and then switch to conventional pill forms.

If you do decide to try gummy multivitamins, be sure they are specially formulated for bariatric use and are free of gluten, lactose, and artificial colors. They should also be high-potency and have an easy-to-digest formula.