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Do prenatal vitamins cause weight gain?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

Prenatal vitamin tablets or capsules have almost no calories, so they do not cause weight gain.
Children's gummy vitamins, if taken at "adult" doses, could add 40-80 calories a day to a person's total daily caloric intake. Some "vitamin" beverages have a lot of calories.

In brief: No

Prenatal vitamin tablets or capsules have almost no calories, so they do not cause weight gain.
Children's gummy vitamins, if taken at "adult" doses, could add 40-80 calories a day to a person's total daily caloric intake. Some "vitamin" beverages have a lot of calories.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. John Scott
Bariatrics

In brief: Prenatal vitamins

No. My bariatric patients are on high doses of vitamins that are similar to pre-natal vitamins and it has not been proven that vitamins affect weight loss or weight gain.

In brief: Prenatal vitamins

No. My bariatric patients are on high doses of vitamins that are similar to pre-natal vitamins and it has not been proven that vitamins affect weight loss or weight gain.
Dr. John Scott
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