How to Choose the Right Multi

How to Choose the Right Multi

Eating right and taking proper vitamin and mineral supplements consistently are key to your health after surgery. For individual recommendations, ask your bariatric surgeon or nutritionist. Select the right supplements for you based on nutritional adequacy, taste, cost, and convenience. Here’s how some of the leading supplements stack up. If you’d like to take something different, use the label to fill in the last column and make sure it’s got the bases covered.

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Daily Value ASMBS Guidelines Flintstones Complete Chew (2) Centrum Chew (2) Bariatric Fusion Soft Chew (2) Bariatric Fusion Capsule (1) Compare Another Option
Approximate Cost Per Day $ 0.25 $0.20 $1.00 $0.53
Vitamin A 5000 IU 5000-10,000 IU 6000 IU 900 IU 7,500 IU 2250 IU
Vitamin C 60 mg 120 mg 120 mg 180 mg 180 mg
Vitamin D 3 400 IU At least 3000 IU 1200  IU 800 IU 3000 IU 75 IU
Vitamin E 30 IU 15 IU 60 IU 27 IU 30 IU 20 IU
Vitamin K 80 mcg 90-120 mcg 110 mcg 20 mcg
Vitamin B 1 (Thiamin) 1.5 mg At least 12 mg 3 mg 3 mg 12 mg 12 mg
Vitamin B 2 (Riboflavin) 1.7 mg 3.4 mg 3.4 mg 1.7 mg 1.7 mg
Niacin 20 mg 30 mg 40 mg 20 mg 20 mg
Vitamin B 6 2 mg 4 mg 4 mg 2 mg 2 mg
Biotin 300 mcg 80 mcg 90 mcg 600 mcg 800 mcg
Pantothenic Acid 10 mg 20 mg 20 mg 10 mg 10 mg
Folic Acid 400 mcg 400-800 mcg(800-1000 childbearing) 800 mcg 800 mcg 800 mcg 600 mcg
Vitamin B 12 6 mcg 350-500 mcg 12 mcg 12 mcg 560 mcg 560 mcg
Calcium 1000 mg 1200-1500 mg) 200 mg 216 mg 100 mg
Iron 18 mg 18 mg (45-60 mg (female or hx anemia) 36 mg 16 mg 45 mg
Phosphorus 1000mg 100 mg
Iodine 150 mcg 300 mcg 300 mcg 150 mcg 150 mcg
Magnesium 400 mg 80 mg 50 mg 100 mg
Zinc 15 mg 8-11 mg 24 mg 30 mg 15mg 30 mg
Selenium 70 mcg 0 0 70 mcg 70 mcg
Copper 2 mg 1-2 mg 4 mg 4 mg 2 mg
Chromium 120 mcg 0 40 mcg 120 mcg 120 mcg
Molybdenum 75 mcg 0 40 mcg 75 mcg 75 mcg
Potential Additional Supplements Needed
Calcium Citrate 1000-1300 mg 1000-1300 mg 1100-1400 mg 1200-1500 mg
Vitamin D 3 1800 IU 2200 IU Not needed 2925 IU
Sublingual Vitamin B 12 500 mcg 500 mcg 500 mcg 500 mcg
Iron – check with your nutritionist Maybe Maybe Yes No

 

 

 

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