First Step Multi
We're pleased to introduce Smile Bariatric® First Step Multi!
First Step is a premium product specially formulated to meet the health needs of our WLS patients in their first 90 days post-op.
We offer 2 First Step formulas; 1 with iron and 1 without. Both are formulated to help your body smoothly transition through the changes your body experiences post-op.
First Step is not ASMBS compliant.
However we do recommend our Smile Bariatric Calcium Chew.
Please consult your healthcare professional before starting any vitamin regimen.
• 2 First Step Multi Pods (2 Pods = 31 Servings)
Our bariatric multivitamins are formulated specifically for weight loss surgery patients who have had Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, or Adjustable Gastric Band. Taken 2x daily 30 minutes after a meal, our First Step Multi vitamins are easy to swallow in the form of a small liquid vitamin dose.
No more pills mean no more upset stomach!
Patients who undergo Bariatric surgery have the reduced ability to absorb vitamins post-surgery, placing them at a higher risk of developing nutrient deficiencies. It is recommended that those seeking surgery begin taking vitamins during the pre-surgery phase to get into the habit of taking them daily. Post-surgery, you should follow the instructions of your bariatric surgeon regarding your supplementation needs. Most patients have sensitivities as the result of their new stomach post-surgery. With your specific needs in mind, we have created a new product for those patients who are 0-3 months post-surgery to help your body smoothly transition through those post-op changes.
First Step by Smile Bariatric contains all the vitamins and minerals in a twice daily serving, you just need to add Calcium. Two options available, one that contains 18mg of iron, and another without iron for those who do not have concerns with iron deficiency. Same great premium form vitamins for maximum bioavailability, in a delicious citrus flavor. We are on this journey with you, every step of the way!
Our Iron version of this Formula contains SunActive® Iron, a premium micronized form that is mild on the GI system, while providing superior bioavailability and no taste.
Note: First Step nutrient levels are not ASMBS compliant. Please consult your healthcare professional before starting any vitamin regimen.
31 servings crafted for those who are in their first 90 days post-op for Sleeve Gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, or Adjustable Gastric Band.
Easy to use with the Tespo® Connect Vitamin Dispenser.
THE GOOD STUFF
Than 14 cups of cooked, chopped broccoli.*
Iron helps our bodies metabolize and create the fuel we needs to function.
Than 23 pounds of cooked salmon.*
Seriously, that's a lot of salmon. Our bodies rely on B12 for the formation of blood cells & nerve sheaths.
Than 28 cups of cooked black beans.*
Thiamine is one of those friendly helper molecules that work to activate enzymes. These enzymes (called coenzymes) are essential for energy metabolism in our bodies.
More Vitamin D
Than 75 cans of tuna.*
Vitamin D is necessary for maintaining the mineral balance in our bodies.
*Based on using the USDA.gov nutrient database value for Broccoli, cooked, from fresh, fat not added in cooking. *Based on using the USDA.gov nutrient database value for Beans, black, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt. *Based on using the USDA.gov nutrient database value for Fish, tuna, light, canned in water, drained solids. *Based on using the USDA.gov nutrient database value for Salmon, baked or broiled, made without fat