Vitamins and minerals are key to your health. People without weight-loss surgery get many vitamins and minerals from food. Since your body works differently after surgery and you absorb fewer nutrients, you need daily multivitamins which are suited for Bpd/Ds.
You need a lot more or a lot less of some vitamins and minerals after a BPD/DS. We know this through scientific research and our collaboration with doctors. Below we show the amounts of a few nutrients contained in WLS Maximum. See the difference from the recommended daily dosage for people with intact digestive systems?
Helps the immune system, contributes to a good memory and extra energy when fatigued. Vitamin B6 is found in meat, poultry such as chicken and turkey, grains, fruits and vegetables.
Promotes energy metabolism and is good for the nervous system. It also supports the production of red blood cells. Vitamin B12 is found in meat, eggs and dairy products.
Provides good immune defense and supports the condition of your skin and eyes. Natural sources of vitamin A are liver, dairy products, eggs, sweet potato and green leafy vegetables.
Is important for maintaining strong bones, teeth and muscles. It also ensures a good immune system. Vitamin D3 is produced by sunlight. It is also found in fatty fish, dairy products and grains.
Activates your natural energy. It also sends oxygen from the lungs to all cells in the body. Iron is found in red meat, fish, poultry, green leafy vegetables, whole grain products, nuts and seeds.
Contributes to a clear mind and normal blood formation. Folic acid is found in cereals, green vegetables such as spinach and broccoli, legumes and citrus fruits such as oranges.
Helps build (body) protein. It is also good for your immune system, nails and hair growth. You can find zinc naturally in protein-rich foods such as red meat, shrimp and grains.