Jacqui Lewis - 14 Dec 2020
Nutritional Deficiency - Malabsorption
After your weight loss surgery (WLS), permanent changes made by the procedure, as well as very small food portions affect your ability to maintain healthy levels of some key vitamins and minerals.
Your health professional will advise you need a WLS specific Multivitamin and Mineral supplement to prevent health problems related to nutritional deficiency.
What’s the big deal?
Left unmanaged, B12, Iron and Calcium deficiency, for example, may leave you with health problems like fatigue, poor memory, poor immunity and brittle bones.
Undergoing bariatric surgery is a fantastic tool to improve health, and it comes with a life long commitment to Multivitamins and regular blood testing.
Made in Australia, the BN Multi range are designed for you based on the research into more than 30,000 gastric sleeve and bypass patients and their specific needs after weight loss surgery. Trust your health is in good hands.
The following products when taken as directed, will be your insurance policy along the journey.
Poor nutritional outcomes upwards of 82% have been reported after WLS.
Vitamin B12, vitamin D, calcium, and iron are key. Other nutrients, including B group, A, D, K, minerals, Zinc and Copper may also become deficient, leading to negative health effects including long-term disability.
Great tasting, Choc flavoured chewable calcium in Citrate form for best absorption after surgery (ASMBS, 2017)
Each tablet provides 200mg Calcium Citrate and 167IU Vitamin D to aid calcium absorption.
Article credit : Jacqui Lewis
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