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VITALEPH Essential nutrition multi -easy to swallow-i*, designed by our team of weight loss specialists is specifically formulated for the recommended daily intake of the bariatric patient with a plethora of micronutrients and nutraceuticals.
VITALEPH helps meet the increased metabolic demands of the weight loss patient while on low-calorie diets.
The American Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery (ASMBS) and international bariatric standards recommend weight loss surgery patients to supplement with bariatric specific vitamin and minerals formulations, for life! It is a scientific fact that overweight or obese individuals are, in fact, malnourished. VITALEPH Complete Bariatric Multivitamin has been designed to compensate for the malnourishment the overweight patient already has, and to provide the nutrients needed to avoid further malnourishment that results from a restricted diet after weight loss surgery or from malabsorption procedures.
A WORD ON VITAMINS AND MINERALS
Vitamins and minerals are essential factors in numerous biological processes including those that regulate body fat:
Appetite, hunger, nutrient absorption, metabolic rate, fat and sugar metabolism, energy storage, neural activities, and others.
Thus, micronutrient “repletion” in quantity and quality (meaning the body has sufficient amounts of vitamins and minerals to perform these functions) is not only important for good health, but also for maximal weight loss success and long-term weight maintenance.
Vitamins and minerals are vital to sustaining life. Usually, nutrients derived from food are not limited to vitamins are minerals. At VITALEPH, we make sure to include bioactive compounds –called nutraceuticals, to promote a variety of daily cellular functions, support a healthy weight loss and provide the highest state of health possible.
TAKE FEWER PILLS!
PREPARING FOR WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY
It is well known that individuals seeking weight loss surgery have mineral and vitamin deficiencies, the most common being vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Folate, Zinc, Iron, and Calcium. Vitamin D deficiency is a major public health problem. In the US, studies have shown that people with obesity are at a higher risk.
Now is not too soon! Pre weight loss surgery preparation is essential for a safe and successful outcome. Even if you are months away from a procedure or even just considering it, supplementation will improve your nutritional status. The pre-op plan includes macronutrients, micronutrients, and nutraceuticals:
In our experience, patients who replenish nutrients preoperatively have a better "overall experience" immediately after surgery and an overall better outcome. A well-nourished body will respond better to the task at hand: quick recovery and effective weight loss.
Thus, repletion of vitamins and minerals should start preoperatively and continue, for life!
The For life! monthly kit helps meet the nutritional guidelines for bariatric patients since low-calorie diets fail to provide the nutritional recommended daily intake of macronutrients and micronutrients. This plan has been designed to reduce pill intake! The Bariatric Multi* is included in this kit.
ONLY GOOD STUFF ALLOWED. It's not only about what is in the formula, but what we have avoided.
We pay special attention to avoid heavy metals, fillers, binders, glues, colors, flow agents, aluminum, hydrogenated oils, cornstarch, artificial flavorings and colorings, sweeteners, stimulants, sugar or high fructose corn syrup.
It is important to review your medications with your primary physician. This information may not cover all possible claims, uses, actions, precautions, side effects or interactions. It is not intended as medical advice, and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional medical advice.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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