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I searched through Gummy Vitamin posts, but couldn’t seem to find an answer.

I’m 15 months post-op from gastric sleeve and just wondered if it’s ever safe to go back to my gummy vitamins I used prior to surgery? Are they ok if you chew them to death before swallowing when you’re this far out from surgery or is it a never again sort of rule with gummies?

Thanks so much for any advice!!!😊😊

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I was told the same thing - no gummies.

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My doctor never advised me against gummies.

In my early months, I had a lot of trouble finding a Vitamin that didn't make me sick. After trying what felt like everyting under the sun, I bought a pack of Vitafusion gummies out of desperation and found that they were the only things I could take that didn't make me sick. I took them for about the 1st year, mainly because I had bought mega-size bottles at costco and couldn't see wasting them. Once they were gone (or near gone), I tried and found that I could once again tolerate the regular horse-pill size multi-vitamins. I still take the horse-pill type today.

However...I do take daily Calcium gummies. Not "chews", gummies. #1 they also have D3 to aide absorption and #2, I like them. I haven't had any problems in terms of "gumming" up the works and my labs are fine.

1 word of caution: gummies usually have sugar in them. So, be aware that they can contribute to the slippery slope back to sugar and sweet consumption.

And, as always...when in doubt, consult your doctor

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Mine told me gummies are no good

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I searched through Gummy Vitamin posts, but couldn’t seem to find an answer.

I’m 15 months post-op from gastric sleeve and just wondered if it’s ever safe to go back to my gummy vitamins I used prior to surgery? Are they ok if you chew them to death before swallowing when you’re this far out from surgery or is it a never again sort of rule with gummies?

Thanks so much for any advice!!![emoji4][emoji4]
My doc is fine with gummies as long as they are bariatric or prenatal... compare nutrients.

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Thank you all very much for your help!!

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