Bariatric Times

AUG 2017

A peer-reviewed, evidence-based journal that promotes clinical development and metabolic insights in total bariatric patient care for the healthcare professional

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N UTRITION CONTINUED Bariatric Times Buyers Guide 2017 33 Bariatric Times • August 2017 B ariatric Advantage B Vitamins Bariatric Advantage has a full line of B vitamins, including B1 (thiamin) capsules, B12 (cobalamin) SpeedyMelts (fast-melting tablets) in peppermint and black cherry flavor, biotin capsules, and B-50 complex capsules, which deliver a full spectrum of B vitamins. Bariatric Advantage Vitamin D3 Bariatric Advantage Vitamin D only utilizes V itamin D3, the clinically preferred form of Vitamin D. Available in 5,000 IU easy-swallow capsules, or higher doses of 10,000 IU in both chewable gel and liquid form. Bariatric Advantage Vitamin A Bariatric Advantage Vitamin A comes in a high potency easy-swallow mini capsule w hich delivers 10,000 IU of vitamin A as retinol acetate, in a water-miscible "dry" form that is usually recommended for patients with fat malabsorption. Bariatric Advantage FloraVantage ™ Probiotics Bariatric Advantage provides a complete line of FloraVantage probiotics in both capsule and chewable form that feature selected probiotic strains that are clinically shown to support a healthy balance of intestinal flora in the digestive system for overall digestive health and well-being. FloraVantage Control is a targeted probiotic to help control body fat and weight. Bariatric Advantage Therapeutic Products Bariatric Advantage offers a variety of nutritional products for the unique therapeutic supplement needs of some patients, including higher potency vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin B1 (thiamin), B12 (cobalamin), biotin, copper, zinc, and omega- 3. CELEBRATE VITAMINS M ultivitamins (without Iron or Calcium)— P ath 1 Celebrate provides multivitamin options in f our delivery systems (capsule, chewable, soft chew, and liquid) that are specific to each surgery type—gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, intragastric balloon, and duodenal switch. All products have been developed to provide the optimum level of supplementation at an affordable price while maintaining the h ighest level of bioavailability and quality. M ulti-Complete (with Iron)—Path 2 Many patients require supplemental iron after weight-loss surgery, but iron needs vary for everyone. Celebrate offers multivitamins with four different levels of iron to allow for individual requirements, in caspule and chewable formulations—Multi-Complete 36 (36mg of iron), Multi-Complete 45 (45mg of iron), Multi-Complete 60 (60mg of iron), and Multi-AGB (18mg of iron). Essential Multi 2 in 1 (with Calcium Citrate) —Path 3 A ll patients require supplemental calcium, so Celebrate developed the Essential Multi line. Combining a multivitamin with 100% calcium citrate (the recommended form) makes it easier for patients to take their vitamins and increases compliance. The Essential Multi line includes Celebrate's Essential Multi 2 in 1 Chewable, Essential Multi 3 in 1 Drink Mix (includes fiber), and Essential Multi 4 in 1 Protein Shake (includes fiber and protein). Both liquid multivitamins are great alternatives for patients in the early postoperative period. Iron + C All of the options of iron available from Celebrate Vitamins also contain vitamin C to enhance absorption and are formulated so that they will not cause teeth staining. There are three great-tasting chewable formulations available—18mg Tangerine, 30mg Grape, and 60mg Berry. There is also a 30mg swallowable tablet available. Calcium Citrate plus Vitamin D Calcium citrate is the preferred form of calcium for surgical weight loss patients, and Celebrate has the largest variety of calcium products of any bariatric supplement company. Celebrate offers 21 different items/flavors of calcium citrate, which include tablets, chewables, soft chews, bars, and powder (to be mixed in liquid). Therapeutic Supplements Celebrate's therapeutic line of supplements were created for patients that may require higher levels of supplementation in addition to a standard vitamin protocol. The line includes Hair, Skin & Nails, Zinc plus Copper, Thiamin (B-1) 100mg, B-50 Complex, B-12 Sublingual Quick-melt, and Vitamin D3 (5000 IU) Quick-melt. Probiotic + Prebiotic Our BALANCE Probiotic and Prebiotic combination product is designed specifically for patients losing weight and/or working to maintain weight loss. Designed to help balance and support a healthy immune system and promote digestive health, our BALANCE may also assist with weight loss!* Many factors can alter your gut flora, and this product helps to restore balance in a small, easy-to-swallow vegetarian capsule. * Many factors can alter your gut flora and this product helps to restore balance in a small, easy-to- swallow vegetarian capsule. N ESTLÉ HEALTHCARE NUTRITION, INC. OPTISOURCE ® Chewable Vitamin and Mineral S upplement OPTISOURCE ® Chewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement is formulated to help meet vitamin and mineral needs before and a fter bariatric surgery. Nutrition: Supplementation continued Continued on following page BARIATRIC FUSION, INC. Complete Chewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Bariatric Fusion Complete Chewable Vitamin and Mineral Supplement is an all-inclusive formulation developed by healthcare professionals to meet the needs of their own patients. Available in five great tasting flavors, Mixed Berry, Orange Cream, Strawberry, Tropical, and Wild Cherry, the Complete Chewable is all your patients will need. Soft Chews Dietary Supplements Bariatric Fusion Soft Chews Dietary Supplement is a new, great tasting way to get your daily vitamin intake. Our Soft Chews are great for people looking to try something different and are available in two great tasting flavors, Mixed Berry and Tropical. Multivitamin Stick Packs Our new stick pack formulation delivers a multivitamin with calcium in great tasting Mixed Berry and Pink Lemonade flavors. Mixing with 8 to 12oz of water, your patients will receive their daily supplementation while hydrating and replenishing their fluids at the same time. Multivitamin Capsules This multivitamin was designed and formulated by medical professionals to provide an easy and efficient way to meet the needs of their patients. With just two easy-to- swallow capsules a day, this unique formula uses the most biologically available bariatric vitamins and minerals to maximize absorption. Nutrition: Vitamins B ARI LIFE Bari Life Vitamin B-1 100 Mg Tablets Vitamin B-1 deficiencies are common among bariatric surgery candidates; therefore, supplementing patients with additional B-1 can be effective in eliminating deficiencies before and after surgery. Once daily tablet. 100 count/bottle Bari Life Multivitamin Powder Bari Life's clinically proven Multivitamin Formula meets all of the ASMBS recommendations. Powder recommended for the first 4 to 6 weeks after surgery (allows for the easiest absorption). Mix in water, shakes, smoothies, yogurt. 60 scoops/container. 2 scoops/day: Gastric Bypass & Sleeve. 3 scoops/day: DS. A vailable Flavors: Orange, Cherry Berry, Unflavored. Bari Life Easy Swallow Multivitamin Tablets Bari Life's clinically proven Multivitamin Formula meets all of the ASMBS recommendations. Vanilla scented and special coating makes them easy to swallow. 180 tablets/bottle. 6 tablets/day: Gastric Bypass & Sleeve. 8 tablets/day: DS BARIATRIC ADVANTAGE Bariatric Advantage Advanced Multi EA Bariatric Advantage Advanced Multi EA is a specialized multivitamin for patients of all bariatric surgery types. It features proprietary micelle technology which has been clinically shown to improve absorption of nutrients including critical fat-soluble vitamins. Patients get the nutrients they need, and delicious mixed fruit or new strawberry flavored chewables makes adherence easy. Bariatric Advantage Ultra Multi Capsule Bariatric Advantage Ultra Multi is our highest potency multivitamin in capsule form. Each three-capsule serving delivers 200% DV or more of vitamin A and all B vitamins, including vitamin B1 (thiamin) and vitamin B12 (cobalamin), along with 375% DV of vitamin K, and 100% DV or more of nine other key nutrients Available with iron and without iron. Bariatric Advantage Chewable Essential Multi Bariatric Essential Chewable Multi Formula is designed to specifically meet the nutritional needs of bariatric patients. This formula uses high quality, bioavailable nutrient forms. It is designed to be hypoallergenic, great tasting, and easy to digest and absorb. It includes a comprehensive level of nutrients, including fat-soluble vitamins, B-Complex, and trace minerals. Available in Berry and Orange flavors.

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