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Bariatric Vitamins

Why Taking Bariatric Vitamins is Important after Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric vitamins are required for all post-op bariatric patients to prevent vitamin deficiencies. All weight loss surgery procedures cause a restrictive effect, meaning your stomach pouch size is smaller, so you can not intake as much food to keep your vitamin levels up. Likewise, the gastric bypass and the duodenal switch produce a malabsorptive effect […]
Calcium and Vitamin D deficiencies after bariatric surgery

Calcium and Vitamin D Deficiencies after Bariatric Surgery

Calcium and vitamin D deficiencies are common after bariatric surgery due to the malabsorptive nature of the procedures. Bariatric surgery alters the anatomy and digestive tract, playing a significant role in vitamin and nutrient levels after bariatric surgery. In particular, bariatric surgery impacts bone density due to malabsorption, alteration of the intestinal tract, weight loss, […]