12-06-2012 10:22 PM
12-06-2012 10:54 PM
I had not heard of it.
But the FDA has:
Almased USA, Inc. 1/18/12 (click on that to read the details).
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12-07-2012 10:27 AM
12-07-2012 05:52 PM
I'll stay out of the debate about your FDA for the moment, apart from noting that I believe they do far more good than harm.
Have you considered cheaper and more natural foods for the morning? For example: Breakfasts. However, as you appear ready to try almased I searched for some of the scientific support they claim on their web-page.
I always read this section of a study first:
KSZ is has a consultant voting member of the scientific advisory board of the Almased-Group. KSZ has no stock or proftsharing in these companies.
I found the discussion section quite interesting. I agree with their basic premise that appropriate nutrition can be a primary aid to improving blood glucose management. As a diabetic with leukaemia I have also been aware of the link between cancer and uncontrolled blood glucose levels, but that interesting discussion wasn't directly relevant to the study and its results.
I am a skeptic for products of this type. That does not necessarily mean it may not work, but I achieved almost exactly the same A1c reduction and a better FBG reduction over a shorter period after diagnosis using my own diet and Test, Review, Adjust. Just as important, I deliberately chose a way of eating I could continue for the rest of my life and I've maintained that control for a decade. That is a long time to be buying an expensive dietary supplement.
12-07-2012 09:32 PM
12-08-2012 12:59 AM
While I respect your opinion.... I also know that I tend to lose quite a bit of weight when I use meal replacement shakes in the morning so I am just trying to get opinions of someone who has tried these. While I do have time on the weekend to sit and have breakfast.... my weekday mornings don't offer the option. I do occasionally eat eggs but have yet to find a bread or tortilla that works for me to carry them in... and it is hard to eat eggs on the run. I can't hardboil them unfortunately.... the unpleasant after effects are not an option when working in a cubicle. I will continue trying different shake options... just was researching this one
Best wishes in your search. I hope the Almased performs as you wish it to.
One version of eggs I've eaten on the run myself, using a spoon from the mug, is microwave scrambled.
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