Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
JWOURMS's Photo JWOURMS Posts: 812
7/27/12 3:36 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
I don't know anything about Carb Blockers - I did read a VERY concerning article on Slate yesterday about Olympic Athletes and suppliments.

However, what concerned me was learning:

"Supplements are risky thanks in part to a piece of legislation passed in 1994 called the Dietary Supplements and Health Education Act. The DSHEA essentially deregulated dietary supplements, including vitamins, herbs, protein shake mixes, nutritional supplements, and other powders and pills that millions of people of all levels of athletic ability might take to improve their health. Most people assume that if a product is available on store shelves, it must be OK. But supplements are not required to be evaluated or proven safe or effective before they’re sold."

Here's the whole article:
tes_risk_false_drug_charges_.html may not be able to really feel compassion toward others until you are able to feel compassionate toward yourself. Margaret Paul

 current weight: 234.0 
AJHONDRNGAL's Photo AJHONDRNGAL SparkPoints: (41,020)
Fitness Minutes: (18,989)
Posts: 2,461
7/26/12 1:28 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
I was recently taking a supplement that was supposed to act as a carb blocker, kinda. I found that it didn't work for me. It was making it so I couldn't eat any starchy carb at all. It's one thing to give up sugar and other refined carbs. It's an entirely different matter to give up all grains. I refused to do it. I do best if I eat whole grains and leave refined anything behind.

 Pounds lost: 27.0 
DISNEYDAMSEL1's Photo DISNEYDAMSEL1 SparkPoints: (37,420)
Fitness Minutes: (31,047)
Posts: 386
7/26/12 11:31 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
So I've been in a plateau for going on 4 months. My PCOS isn't being treated right now, I have an appointment to see a dr. in about 6 weeks. I hadn't found a dr in MD and mine's still in wisconsin. I was on metformin now i'm not on anything. I was wondering if my insulin resistance is really the cause of the plateau and if anyone had ever tried carb blockers. I thought about taking them with dinner until i see my new dr.

 current weight: 244.2 
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other Living with PCOS Medical Info & Discussion Posts

Topics: Last Post:
Facial Hair and PCOS 12/1/2016 7:28:10 PM

Thread URL:

Review our Community Guidelines

x Lose 10 Pounds by July 10! Sign up with Email Sign up with Facebook
By clicking one of the above buttons, you're indicating that you have read and agree to SparkPeople's Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy and that you're at least 18 years of age.