Folic Acid vs. Folate: Are They the Same?

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Folic acid and folate are forms of vitamin B9. They, however, affect the body in different ways. Certain groups of the population are at risk of having insufficient vitamin B9 levels, and this includes pregnant women. Vitamin B9 deficiency can cause a host of health problems can arise such as elevated homocysteine, birth defects, and even cancer. The main difference between folic acid and folate […] Read more »

Health Benefits of Vitamin D

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Vitamin D is known to have health benefits. Some of these include boosting heart health, preserving insulin activity, keeping the brain healthy, and cancer prevention. You may have learned lots of benefits, but let’s focus more on the five in this infographic. Original infographic provided by No Max Shred. Read more »

5 Reasons to Take Bariatric Vitamins

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The body needs enough iron to quickly recover after a bariatric surgery. However, consuming enough iron on a daily basis may seem challenging, especially if we only depend on food. Fortunately there are vitamins that provide enough iron to prevent deficiencies. Do you know that bariatric deficiency is caused by not getting enough iron? Below are some signs of iron deficiency: Frail Nails. No matter how […] Read more »

Benefits of Bariatric Post-Op Vitamins

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Bariatric post-op patients usually struggle in keeping up with their strict diet plan. It’s hard especially if they aren’t allowed to eat their favorite foods. Even worse than the rigorous eating regimen, patients also have trouble keeping up with taking the needed vitamin supplements. If you’re a bariatric post-op patient, what would you do? This infographic gives you all the information you need to make your […] Read more »