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Importance of Vitamins after Bariatric Surgery

Even if you have chosen a bariatric procedure that does not involve malabsorption; adequate vitamin supplementation will be needed due to the reduction in food intake.

Always work closely with your Registered Dietitian for a personalized supplement regimen based on your individual bloodwork. Here are some basic pointers:

Pumpkin & Butternut Squash Chili

2 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion , chopped
4 garlic cloves , minced
1 cup pumpkin puree , from the can or homemade
1.5 cups diced butternut squash
1.5 diced cup tomatoes , from the can
2 cups vegetable stock or chicken stock
15 oz canned black beans, drained and rinsed
7.5 oz garbanzo beans, canned and rinsed