I don't want to feel like I'm missing out when the family goes out for dinner so I prepare myself! I always find the healthier things on the menu so I know in advance what I am getting. This way I can enjoy myself without all the guilt. and I don't go off track.
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Washington's Bastyr University and Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center research results.
Overweight or obese men, as well as women, who took multivitamins B6, B12 and/or 150 mcg chromium daily, gained much less weight than those who did not in a ten year period (men 75% less ). Possible reason- Chromium suppresses appetite especially for carbs.
Whatever your condition, whatever the prognosis, empower yourself with information and research. As a cancer patient given 60/40 odds against 5 year survival 14 years ago I know that by taking control and doing my own research made a huge difference in the fact that I am still here.
At the time of diagnosis of 2nd stage breast cancer I requested and received all files and test results and proceeded to investigate and understand my disease. I am proud to say that although I have had 2 recurrences and developed a new cancer, I am still here and reasonably healthy otherwise.
I believe in knowing what I put on, in & around my body, but this takes research! In today's world there is no excuse not to research, with the availability of info. With diseases like diabetes & cancer becoming almost epidemic, knowledge is essential! Read! Research!
SP has tons of articles, info & daily health news, read it! Also great websites by Dr Oz & WHfoods.org. Buy a couple of reference books, my favs: Nutrition Almanac & You, the owner's Manual..
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