Frequently Asked Questions about Bariatric Fusion

What is Bariatric Fusion?

Bariatric Fusion provides a complete line of Meal Replacement, vitamins and nutritional bariatric supplements for all weight loss surgery patients (gastric bypass, lap band and sleeve gastrectomy) they are designed and formulated by a bariatric surgical team to meet the needs of their patients.

Where can I buy Bariatric Fusion products?

Bariatric Fusion is distributed through diet clinics, pharmacies and by healthcare professionals in the MENA region. Our products can also be ordered online through our website “” and are available for delivery online.

Who is Bariatric Fusion designed for?

1) For patients with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or more.

2) Recommended to help obese individuals prepare for bariatric surgery

3) Committed in providing all nutritional needs to help bariatric patient modify their intake and maximize the benefits of surgery.

4) Prescribed to avoid gastric discomfort and prevent post-operative complications.

5) Assists bariatric patients who may have experienced weight regain or have not reached their goal

How do we prepare fusion?

Add 230-250ml of water or skim milk, then shake and drink.

Can I be enrolled in a program if I am on medicines for blood pressure, diabetes, or other chronic conditions?

Yes, you can go on a Bariatric Fusion diet but you must visit your Doctor regularly so that he/she can monitor and alter your medication accordingly. In fact, as you lose weight quickly, you could see a significant drop in blood pressure and stabilized blood glucose levels because the problem is often compounded with being overweight.

Will I keep my weight off?

Patients who continue to use weight maintenance programs and exercise regularly have a greater chance of keeping weight off than patients who do not.

What are the different stages of the program?

We have four phases in our program, preparation, weight loss, transition and maintenance phase. Each stage is individualized according to the patients expected weight loss.

What is your maintenance program?

Fusion for life is our maintenance program that incorporates fusion meal replacements into your daily meal plan and helps you improve your health and maintain a healthy teaches you how to incorporate a diet based on healthy food choices of your own rather than a diet fully based on Bariatric Fusion products

How long does the Bariatric Fusion Program usually last?

That depends on the chosen program. We have the Fusion Express for 2 weeks, plus 1 for 4 weeks and plus 2 for 10 weeks.

How much weight will I lose?

We have 4 weight management programs individualized to every person’s demand.

1) Fusion express is for 2 weeks with an expected weight loss between 6-8 kilos

2) Fusion Plus 1 is for 2 weeks with an expected weight loss between 10-12 kilos

3) Fusion Plus 2 is for 10 weeks with an expected weight loss between 17-21 kilos

4) Fusion for Life is lifelong with an expected weight loss between 22-30 kilos overall.

Individual results vary; the typical Bariatric Fusion patient lost over 40kg in 6 months. I only need to lose 7-8 kg can I still be on one of your programs?

We have a variety of weight management programs individualized to every person demands. Our weight loss programs Fusion express is for 2 weeks with the expected weight loss is between 6-8 kilos.

Can I eat food while on the Bariatric Fusion Program?

The Bariatric Fusion Diet consists of four phases – Preparation, Weight Loss, Transition and Maintenance Phase. During the 2-week Preparation Phase, you will consume full Bariatric Fusion meal replacement products. During the Weight Loss and the Transition Phase, you will start eating self-prepared regular food. Bariatric Fusion is a lifelong approach to help you improve your health and maintain a healthy weight loss through a gradual process as you learn how to incorporate a diet based on healthy food choices of your own rather than a diet fully based on Bariatric Fusion products

What kind of healthcare professionals are parts of the program?

Our support staff includes Bariatric Physician Assistants, Dietitians and Nurses dedicated to educate and offer the best service to our customers.

What if I have lactose intolerance?

All Bariatric Fusion Meal Replacements are lactose free.

Will strict dieting ruin my metabolism?

The main determinants of the body are the weight & amount of lean (muscle) tissue. After weight loss a new lower energy requirement is established and the metabolism of the body decreases to return to a level appropriate for the new amount of the body weight and lean tissue. Therefore, after the weight loss phase you will naturally need to consume less calories leading to a decrease in the metabolism, which is often confused with a low metabolic rate after weight loss.

Can I lose weight and keep it off if I don’t exercise?

Yes you will be able to lose weight without exercising but a diet program with exercise will lead to better result overall.

Is Bariatric Fusion covered by insurance?

It depends on the insurance company’s policies. Insurance companies are inconsistent in what they cover when it comes to weight loss. It’s important to contact insurance providers, prior to the program, to see if they cover it.

Can I take supplements when on the diet?

All fusion Diet plans are designed to give 100% of your daily nutrition so you do not require additional vitamin and mineral supplements while on the plan, unless recommended by your doctor.

How much water should I drink?

The amount of water you need varies from person to person so make sure you are having enough to feel comfortable. A guide for water consumption throughout the day is around 2 liters. If you do not have enough water you will become dehydrated, which can lead to constipation, headaches, lowering of blood pressure (causing dizziness), and cramps.

Are there any side effects?

If you are committed to the guidelines of Bariatric Fusion diet you will not face any side effects.

Will I regain the weight I lost after finishing the program?

This depends on you and the habits you adopt after cessation of the diet program. If you return to the old habits of eating high calorie foods then yes you will regain the lost weight. In our program, after the initial weight loss phase, we offer the maintenance phase to encourage healthy eating and decrease the dependence on meal packs, forming a new healthy eating regime.

What are the kinds of foods that I can eat while on the program?

Foods that are allowed to be consumed while on the program are non-starchy vegetables, 1 serving of fruits and water.

How is Bariatric Fusion different from other diets?

1. It is nutritionally complete where all the vitamins and minerals are in the most biologically available form to maximize absorption.

2. Needs no additional supplementation

3. High Protein and low carbohydrate meal replacement

4. All our products are Sugar-free

5. Our products are available in a variety of different flavors.

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