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Hello, I'm new and on my week 3 of 12 week classes at Kaiser. We were told to get our needed bariatric Vitamins and minerals etc. because of other health issues, I've gone all organic and non gmo to avoid any added chemicals or synthetics.

Can anyone help me with advice on what to take that is either non gmo or organic for the needed vitamins and minerals?

Thank you so much in advance.

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Check out Source of Life and Garden of Life / My Kind lines of supplements. Not bariatric specific but whole food based. It's all I've taken and my bloodwork remains perfect 6+ years postop.

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Thank you @Dairymary if you don't mind me asking... what are you currently taking from them that are keeping your levels where they need to be? Anything in addition to the Multivitamin ? Did you use garden of life for your preop levels as well?

Thank you in advance:)

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My BariMelts Calcium chewables say that they're GMO-free and gluten-free. (Also appear to be vegan too IMO.) Interested in learning about other GMO-free options!

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7 hours ago, Blessed78 said:

Thank you @Dairymary if you don't mind me asking... what are you currently taking from them that are keeping your levels where they need to be? Anything in addition to the Multivitamin ? Did you use garden of life for your preop levels as well?

Thank you in advance:)

I've always taken a multivitamin.....even years before WLS. took Source of Life Gold chewables for years. After surgery, I no longer cared for the taste of the chewables so I switched to capsules/tablets as soon as allowed by my surgeon. I currently take Vitamin Code for Women 50 and Wiser every day, Vitamin Code Raw D3 5000 IU 4x week, My Kind Organic Plant Calcium 3x/day and Source Naturals B12 1mg 3x/week. All but the last are Garden of Life products. They don't make a sublingual B12 so I went with Source Naturals. The important part of B12 is to make sure it is Methylcobalamin, not cyanocobalamin. You can do injections if you can't find a suitable sublingual for yourself.

Iron supplementation is usually recommended as well, but my ferritin/iron levels are always high so I don't. If I did, it would be Vitamin Code Healthy Blood. (And no, I'm not a paid spokesperson for Garden of Life );)

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