Citracal Calcium Gummies

On May 6, 2011, in Minerals, Reviews, by Andrea

Evil.

Dear Bayer HealthCare, LLC – makers of Citracal:

This isn’t cool.

Citracal used to represent a good, high quality product I could easily say “this will work in achlorhydriac (low acid) guts – go buy it and use it!”

Then you came out with some of your variations, such as the “Bone Builder” version which contained mostly carbonate and zinc – things that don’t go with the “Citracal” name nor with calcium.

Now? Now you’re dropping into the depths of the tricalcium phosphate market – a market of truly trashy calcium for WLS people. And you aren’t exactly inexpensive, either.

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Adult Gummy Vitamins

On January 10, 2011, in Fat Solubles, Minerals, Reviews, Vitamins, Water Solubles, by Andrea

For all the vitamins that are out on the market, the newest “craze” are the gummy “vitamins.”

First came the gummies for kids to help get kids to take them.  I get the reasoning.

But then they made adult vitamins using a gummy formulation.

And post-ops who thought Flintstones were good enough?  Now thought gummies were a great option.

And just like Flintstones.. they aren’t.

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