Updated: Jun 2, 2020
Ever asked yourself why do I need Vitamins if I eat well? Are you entering the Bariatric vitamin life dilemma?
Even if you have balanced meals snacks every day after bariatric weight loss surgery, you’re still 'almost' guaranteed to develop vitamin and mineral deficiencies if you’re not taking daily vitamins.
It’s not IF you will develop micronutrient deficiencies, it’s typically a matter of WHEN. (In the beginning, my blood work was always spot on! However, after the first year some things popped up and needed addressing.)
There are two main reasons why we are at risk for developing vitamin and mineral deficiencies: