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In the beginning a few years ago,I had a doctor I dealt with regularly and a counselor also.I went to the GNC or a Vitamin Shoppe and did some research like they told me too.I found that chromium plus cinnamon helps you naturally maintain healthy weight and sugar levels.I also began taking a woman's ultra mega for energy and bone plus breast health , as with all overweight people that is an issue. 381
I also love soy protein bars or shakes for a lean look.
2 to 3 servings/day of soy protein; 2 servings/day of plant stanols or sterols found in products such as Benecol & Take Control margarine and lots of fiber especially from oat bran, psyllium & barley - can each lower LDL by up to 10%.
Be sure to read the label of the products you buy because you never know when the manufacturer might decide to change something. This happened to me today. A product that I've bought for quite a while added Soy to it's ingredients and I don't buy products with soy because of health concerns. So bought another brand that didn't have soy. Too bad.
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