Getting bariatric surgery and losing weight can improve health in so many ways, but weight loss and a restricted diet can put you at risk for calcium and vitamin D deficiency, along with low bone mass. Extra calcium and vitamin D can help combat these, and BariatricPalFrench Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews are our latest offering to keep you healthy.
Calcium and Your Bones
How important is calcium? What if your blood calcium tests come back normal? Calcium is the major mineral in your bones, and it is important to have enough every to to maintain bone mass. With weight loss surgery and rapid weight loss, your risk for calcium deficiency, along with low bone mineral density and fractures, increases.
French Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews have 500 mg of calcium each, making it easy to hit your requirements and support bone health. They have calcium in the form of calcium citrate, which is more absorbable and easier on the stomach. The chews also have vitamin D to increase calcium utilization in the body.
French Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews taste of rich, creamy vanilla mixed with the sweet goodness of old-fashioned caramels, but they are sugar-free and free from artificial sweeteners. TakingFrench Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews may become your favorite part of the day, but there is nothing to feel guilty about.
How Much Calcium?
With 500 mg calcium in each chew,French Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews may be the easiest way to hit your calcium needs. The daily value for most adults is 1,300 mg, while gastric sleeve, band, and bypass patients may need up to 1,500 mg. BPD/DS patients may need 1,800 to 2,400 mg calcium.
How much is that in terms of food? You could get 1,500 mg of calcium in any of the following ways.
- 5 cups of milk (good luck if you are lactose intolerant!).
- 50 cups of broccoli or beans (not likely).
- 1 lb. of cheese (hey, at least it would take away that pizza craving).
- 10 cans of sardines (a little sodium, anyone?).
3French Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews (easy and delicious).
French Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews is the clear winner.
Beyond Bone Benefits
French Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews have 500 mg of calcium plus vitamin D and probiotics to offer additional benefits. These nutrients may support normal immune function and promote digestive health, along with encouraging prostate, breast, and colon health.
French Vanilla Caramel Calcium Chews come in bags of 90 chews (enough for 30 days), or 270 chews (enough for 3 months). Our customers love them withBariatricPal Multivitamin One with iron in capsules or great-tasting Berry chewables, or in iron-free capsules.