Building Blocks Vitamins strongly believes in
healthy living. Through diet, exercise and proper nutritional supplementation,
we believe every bariatric patient has the opportunity to “Build a Healthier
Our vitamins are not designed for just anyone, they are bariatric specified
formulated vitamins designed to aid the bariatric patient in long term
nutritional success. If you have had or are planning on undergoing surgical
weight loss surgery [Gastric Bypass, LapBand, or Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedures]
you have taken a big step in your weight loss journey. However, your journey
does not stop in the operating room. The qualities that make bariatric surgery
so successful, specifically the restrictive and absorption aspects of the
procedure, also create special nutritional considerations that make bariatric
specified formulated vitamins an important part of your post weight loss surgery
Weight loss surgery naturally creates nutritional deficiencies for a variety of
Reduced daily food intake due to the procedure making structural changes to your
anatomy causing gastric restriction.
The reduced size of the gastric pouch produces negligible amounts of digestive
enzymes used for the complete digestion of certain foods
The reduced size of the gastric pouch produces minimal amounts of gastric acid
and intrinsic factor which are both required for the proper absorption of
The stomach bypasses a portion of the gut which is necessary for the absorption
of many vitamins and minerals.
Regular daily multivitamins and/or children’s chewable supplements ARE NOT AN
EFFECTIVE method of meeting the special vitamin and mineral needs of the
bariatric patient. They were not designed with these specific needs in mind.
Post gastric bypass surgery patients can choose bariatric specified formulated
vitamins to address these concerns, and provide bariatric anemia help.
If these bariatric nutritional needs are ignored, deficiencies can occur,
causing significant health complications. Conversely, if you are diligent about
implementing a daily bariatric supplement routine, you will find yourself
feeling healthier, happier, with more energy!
Building Blocks Vitamins are comprised of key vitamin and mineral supplements in
levels in line with what has been reported to maintain proper health following
bariatric surgery. Our products contain the highest bio-available ingredients to
aide in absorption of these nutrients.
Below you will find a list of our bariatric specified vitamins, what makes them
so effective and how they address bariatric vitamin deficiencies.