BariatrX Essentials Bariatric Meal
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BariatrX Essentials™ Bariatric Meal is a medical food formulated to provide specialized nutritional support for bariatric patients pre- and postoperatively by supplying a desirable balance of high quality protein, carbohydrates, and fat, along with key nutrients crucial to overall nutritional status and tissue healing after bariatric surgery.
- Designed to address potential “dumping syndrome”
- Low glycemic index to encourage healthy insulin function and blood sugar levels
- Provides nutrients that support immune system function
- Provides nutrients necessary to encourage healthy tissue healing and repair
- No high-fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners
- Designed to address potential "dumping syndrome."
- Low glycemic index to encourage healthy insulin function and blood sugar levels.
- Provides nutrients that support immune system function.
- Provides nutrients necessary to encourage healthy tissue healing and repair.
- No high-fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners.
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Dietary Fiber||2 g|
|Vitamin A||583 IU||12%|
|Vitamin C||20 mg||33%|
|Vitamin D||13 IU||4%|
|Vitamin E||4 IU||13%|
|Vitamin B6||8 mg||400%|
|Folate (as folic acid and L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate††)||133 mcg||35%|
|Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)||10 mcg||167%|
|Pantothenic Acid||1.6 mg||16%|
Ingredients: Soy protein isolate (soy), fructose, whey protein isolate (milk), natural flavors, hydrolyzed whey protein isolate (milk), soy fiber (soy), inulin, dicalcium phosphate, magnesium citrate, olive oil, xanthan gum, potassium chloride, lecithin (soy), apple pectin, guar gum, ascorbic acid, zinc gluconate, pyridoxine HCl, d-alpha tocopheryl acetate, niacinamide, copper gluconate, D-calcium pantothenate, thiamin HCl, riboflavin, chromium polynicotinate, retinyl palmitate, folic acid, L-5-methyl tetrahydrofolate††, biotin, potassium iodide, cyanocobalamin, and cholecalciferol. Contains: milk, soy.
Directions: Bariatric Meal may be mixed with chilled water, nonfat milk, electrolyte replacement beverages, reduced calorie beverages, or other liquids recommended by your healthcare practitioner. Fresh or frozen fruit, as well as ice or extract flavorings, may be added to customize the texture and taste. Prolonged blending may cause foaming. Volume of fluid may be adjusted to change consistency.
1 month pre-op: Replace 1 meal with 3 level scoops into 12 oz. of liquid once daily.
0-3 months post-op: Mix 1 level scoop into 4 oz. of liquid 6 times per day.
3-6 months post-op: Mix 3 level scoops into 12 oz. of liquid 2 times per day.
6 months post-op: Mix 3 level scoops into 12 oz. of liquid 1 time per day.
Or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Additional fluids throughout the day promote adequate hydration. Regular exercise is an essential component of a healthy body composition program.
NOTICE: THIS PRODUCT IS TO BE USED UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER LICENSED HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER. DO NOT ENGAGE IN ANY DIET SUPPLYING LESS THAN 800 CALORIES PER DAY WITHOUT MEDICAL SUPERVISION. DO NOT USE AS A SOLE SOURCE OF NUTRITION.
WARNING: In case of persistent nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or other symptoms contact your physician. Such symptoms may be the result of bariatric surgery.
Excess vitamin A intake may be toxic and may increase the risk of birth defects. Pregnant women and women who may become pregnant should not exceed 5000 IU of preformed vitamin A (retinyl palmitate) per day.
This product is Gluten Free.
Formulated to Exclude: Wheat, gluten, corn protein, egg, fish, crustacean shellfish, nuts, tree nuts, colors, artificial sweeteners, and artificial flavors.
Storage: Keep tightly closed in a cool, dry place.
Contents sold by weight, not volume. Some settling may occur during shipping and handling. Serving size is measured by weight with a scoop included for your convenience. The amount of product contained in 1 scoop may be above or below 24 grams due to variations in handling and product density.
Do not use if safety seal is missing or broken.
††As Metafolin® U.S. Patent Nos. 5,997,915; 6,254,904.