Can Weight Loss Trigger Anemia?

According to the Cleveland Clinic, significant weight loss often leads to anemia, even with vitamin supplementation.

The University of Rochester Medical Center identifies patients who have undergone bariatric surgery to be at increased risk for anemia. Gastric bypass can cause a loss of vitamins and minerals due to absorption issues post-surgery. Incorporate foods such as lentils, red meat, dark greens and tofu into your diet, and pair them with vitamin C supplementation to boost absorption.

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