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The Best Bariatric Water Bottle

Find the best bariatric water bottle to meet your needs after weight loss surgery! Pick your favorite out of these 7 highly-rated options to stay hydrated and boost your recovery with ease. 

The Importance of Hydration

We all know it’s important to drink water in order to stay hydrated, aid digestion, and boost our overall health. Yet, the importance of proper hydration increases even more after undergoing weight loss surgery as it can help improve your metabolism and make you feel better more quickly. As a result, many surgery centers recommend that recovering bariatric patients consume 64 ounces of liquids including water and other sugar and caffeine-free beverages. In addition, it is advised that patients refrain from drinking with or 30 minutes after meals. As a result, it can sometimes be difficult to consume adequate amounts of liquids throughout the day. That’s where having the proper water bottle comes into play!  

By carrying around a fun and encouraging water bottle, you can make it easier to consume enough liquids. In fact, the right choice will have you excited to hit your hydration goals! For instance, bottles with motivational sayings can help boost your willingness to drink. Or, those with timers can serve as good reminders to sip in between meals. There are hundreds of options on the market, and the truth is the best water bottle will look different for everyone. That said, there are a few choices that are generally considered to be better than the rest. 

Lucky for you, I’m breaking down the best of the best below so you can find the best water bottle to suit your needs! 

The 7 Best Bariatric Water Bottles

Whether you’re looking for something that will remind you to drink, keep your liquids at the perfect temperature, or even add a little flavor to your water, I’ve got you covered with the 7 best water bottle options below! Read through each review to find the best fit for you!

Hydrojug

pink hydrojug water bottle

One of the most highly-rated water bottles on the market, the Hydrojug holds 2.2 Liters (a ½ gallon) of liquids and comes in a wide variety of colors. In addition, it is BPA-free and comes equipped with a straw and covered lid to make it easy to dip and prevent any debris from getting into your bottle. Depending on which option you choose, some Hydrojugs even come with a protective sleeve to keep your bottle safe and easy to carry! 

Cacktaki

gray cacktaki water bottle being held with 5 water bottles in the background ranging in colors including white, pink, blue, purple, and black

The perfect option for those who prefer a slightly smaller water bottle, the Cackti holds 32 ounces of liquids. That means you only have to fill it up twice throughout the day to hit your goals! In addition, it is chemical and toxin-free, meaning it contains no harmful BPAs. Even better, it is equipped with an easy-carry strap and has a wide bottle opening that allows for easy sipping. Plus, Cacktaki water bottles contain built-in filters that allow for the addition of ice or fruit for infused waters that make your water taste great! 

Hidrate Spark 3

hidrate spark 3 water bottle glowing green with a smart phone propped up against it

Perhaps one of the most high-tech water bottles on the market, the Hidrate Spark 3 pairs with your smartphone to make it easier than ever to meet your hydration goals! When used in conjunction, the bottle and its corresponding app work together to remind you to drink. You see, the app can be programmed for a specific water goal each day and syncs with the bottle to measure how much you drink. In addition, the water bottle is programed to glow at certain intervals throughout the day to remind you to drink! In addition, the battery pack is rechargeable, and the bottle is BPA-free and designed to prevent condensation while easily fitting into common cup holders and backpack sleeves. 

Bariatric Pal Shaker Bottle

white bariatric pal water bottle with a blender ball whisk for protein powder next to it

The best water bottle for gym fanatics, the Bariatric Pal Shake Bottles comes with a whisk to easily make clump-free protein shakes and other flavored drinks. It’s also leak-proof, BPA-free, and can easily fit into all standard cup holders. Easily holding 21 ounces, this bottle makes it easy to stay on track without being burdened by a large, difficult-to-carry bottle. 

Elvira

red gradiant elvira 32 ouncec water bottle with measurements showing it's 3.5 inches wide and 9.3. inches tall

The best of both worlds, Elvira water bottles come labeled with time reminders and motivational sayings to help keep you on track! They hold 32 ounces and are made with non-toxic Tritan co-polyester plastic, meaning they’re BPA-free. In addition, they’re equipped with a carrying handle and come in a wide variety of colors to fit your personality. Keeping this option near you will remind you to drink and encourage you to keep going each time you meet your goal! 

Simple Modern Water Bottle

pink simple modern water bottle with a chart explaining that it's vacuum insulated, made with stainless steel, has copper coated insulation, is sweat and burn free, and comes in different colors

As the name suggests, Simple Modern Water Bottles aren’t made with lots of fancy bells and whistles. However, they are a longtime favorite among bariatric patients for a reason! They are BPA-free and are made with a leak-proof lid equipped with a straw. In addition, these bottles come in a wide variety of colors and can hold up to 32 ounces. Double-walled and insulated, their stainless steel material helps keep liquids at your ideal temperature. In addition, they’re dishwasher safe and fit into standard cupholders, making them a practical option to meet all your needs. 

Iron Flask Sports Water Bottle

pink and blue iron flask sports water bottle with two lids and the box it comes in reading "iron flask"

The Iron Flask Sports Water Bottle is largely considered one of the most durable options. This is largely due to the fact that they are made with stainless steel materials. That means it endures the jostle of travel, being dropped, and more without so much as a dent! Even better, they come with a lifetime warranty so you can rest assured that your water bottle is safe. Not to mention, they are able to keep cold beverages cool for up to 24 hours. Conversely, they keep hot beverages warm for up to 12 hours, too! They come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors to fit your needs and preferences. 

More Helpful Resources

I hope you found this guide to the best bariatric water bottles helpful! If you have any questions please let me know in the comments below! Also, feel free to share any of your favorite water bottles.

Kristin Willard, RDN

I am Bariatric Dietitian that teaches you how to eat before and after weight loss surgery to help you feel and look your best.

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