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Ok Pounds to Lose, Need a Diet, Diabeitic Friendly Meal Replacer...Obamacare Employer Requiring Loss
6/27/13 | Chickensoup

Posted on 06/27/2013 6:17:28 PM PDT by Chickensoup

OK, I put on some kid and stess pounds and need to lose it. The Slimfast diet always worked for me but now I am prediabetic and trying to lose metabolic syndrome weight.

I need a meal replacer, preferable a powder that works like Slimfast with much less carbs.

The ideal? Powder that blends with milk, low carb, medium protein and medium fat.

Anyone?


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OK, I put on some kid and stess pounds and need to lose it. The Slimfast diet always worked for me but now I am prediabetic and trying to lose metabolic syndrome weight.

I need a meal replacer, preferable a powder that works like Slimfast with much less carbs.

The ideal? Powder that blends with milk, low carb, medium protein and medium fat.

Anyone?

1 posted on 06/27/2013 6:17:28 PM PDT by Chickensoup
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To: Chickensoup

It’s not cheap, but it’s got great protein, low carb, and tastes better than decent. Isopure Vanilla or Chocolate.

I like to use it as creamer in my coffee...(iced)


2 posted on 06/27/2013 6:21:54 PM PDT by porter_knorr
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To: Chickensoup

I highly recommend the Take Shape for Life program that utilizes Medifast and a “lean and green” meal once a day. Great program, support, variety of food products.


3 posted on 06/27/2013 6:23:24 PM PDT by ChocChipCookie ("Demons run when a good man goes to war.")
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To: Chickensoup

Do the Atkins diet. It works, and does not impose hunger pangs.


4 posted on 06/27/2013 6:23:43 PM PDT by Rockingham
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To: Chickensoup

Medifast.


5 posted on 06/27/2013 6:23:49 PM PDT by coop71 (Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
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To: Chickensoup
It's called "SECURE". Only 70 calories per capful.
Complete meal replacement.
Get it HSN.com.


6 posted on 06/27/2013 6:24:45 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: porter_knorr

I know a way too! Had a coworker use years ago and he dropped a ton of weight. His secret? ...Amphetamines!


7 posted on 06/27/2013 6:24:52 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Chickensoup

take you weight and multiple by 9.8. This will give your breakeven calories. You need to eat this to maintain your metobolism. Then set up a diet to burn the amount calories.


8 posted on 06/27/2013 6:25:29 PM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Scalia 2016 - Hostis Humani Generis)
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To: Chickensoup

I suggest for the next few weeks that you run through Detroit carrying a confederate flag and a picture of George Wallace on the back of your shirt.

I’m sure you will really lose a lot of weight if they don’t catch you.

:-)


9 posted on 06/27/2013 6:25:54 PM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Chickensoup

hmmm...a powder with less carbs...jenny crank please pick up the white courtesy phone...


10 posted on 06/27/2013 6:26:21 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: Chickensoup

Weight Watchers. It works and it is your choice in what to eat.


11 posted on 06/27/2013 6:26:33 PM PDT by UpInArms (without failure there's no success only slavery)
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To: Chickensoup

Please search paleo diet for diabetics. You don’t need a powder diet. You need a life change to ward off the diabetes and get healthy and trim.


12 posted on 06/27/2013 6:26:38 PM PDT by battletank
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To: Chickensoup

“Unjury” is pretty good. It’s medical grade protein powder. The chocolate is great and they have a chickensoup flavor. You have to be careful about heating it; if you go over a certain temperature it clumps.

http://www.unjury.com/store/protein/


13 posted on 06/27/2013 6:27:12 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Chickensoup

if you can handle it, go vegetarian for one month. no sugar drinks at all, no carbs, no meats, no fats. you caeat as much veggies as you want, save corn or high sugar/carb veggies. ie no potatos, no rice. you can use olive oil for flavoring. balsamic vinegars and mustards. italian dressing, but no french/ranch.

you wont be hungry, it’ll clean out the gunk in your intestines, and if you are normal active you’ll drop 20 pounds at least, probably more.

if you stay on a diet like this long enough, and it varies by person and how overweight the are, eventually you’ll stop losing weight and that will be your ideal weight.


14 posted on 06/27/2013 6:28:09 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Chickensoup

I lost over 100 lbs using the Food Addicts system: http://www.foodaddictsanonymous.org/


15 posted on 06/27/2013 6:28:36 PM PDT by sourcery (If true=false, then there would be no constraints on what is possible. Hence, the world exists.)
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To: Chickensoup

Exercise. Preferably some weight training if you’re up to it. It’s good for more than just weight loss.


16 posted on 06/27/2013 6:30:18 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Chickensoup

Eliminate all simple carbs and make your own food. Our lifestyle has moved to real food and we no longer have to watch what we eat. Try 100daysofrealfood.com for great recipes and info. I even make all of our bread now. Our food bill has slightly reduced and I know exactly what I’m feeding my family.


17 posted on 06/27/2013 6:32:18 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: UpInArms

Was told by Weight Watchers that it wasn’t a good diet for diabetics. They suggested contacting the Diabetic Assn.


18 posted on 06/27/2013 6:34:55 PM PDT by KYGrandma (The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home.....)
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To: Chickensoup

Work off more than you consume. Not easy, but simple.


19 posted on 06/27/2013 6:35:24 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: Chickensoup

My husband and I have lost weight just by giving up wheat - no bread, no pasta, no cookies or crackers, no pizza. You don’t use a wheat substitute, like rice bread. You just give it up. Eat meat, fish, vegetables, eggs, nuts, cheese, unsweetened yogurt, fresh fruit. Occasionally, not every day, rice or oatmeal or a potato. You notice there’s not sugar here either.

Giving up wheat carbs and sugar seems to reduce craving. Eating fat - this is not a low-fat diet - satisfies the brain and you don’t feel hungry so soon.

Once a week, have desert, single serving size.


20 posted on 06/27/2013 6:35:38 PM PDT by heartwood
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To: Chickensoup

Ok...I adopted a 40 lb Shepherd/rottie mix doggie 2 years ago. She is a working type dog and I don’t have a yard( condo second floor). Zevi gets at least two 1/2 hr to 45 min walks twice a day.

After 2 months of adopting and walking her..she gained 5 lbs and I lost 15 lbs...not kidding. Have kept it off. About the only “sweets’ I eat are some jam on toast and dark chocolate and lots of fruit. Almost no junk food, some potato chips.

Its the walking that changed my metabolism.


21 posted on 06/27/2013 6:36:33 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Will Freepr combat)
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To: porter_knorr

Thanks, I never heard of it.


22 posted on 06/27/2013 6:37:00 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: goodwithagun

One more thing: Do NOT count calories. You’ll go crazy and constantly feel deprived. If you eliminate simple carbs and limit complex carbs the weight will just melt away, and you’ll always feel full thanks to all the protien and fat you are eating. Fat is you friend, FRiend! Just stick with the healthy ones.


23 posted on 06/27/2013 6:37:48 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: ChocChipCookie

Is Medifast the one that requires a prescription?


24 posted on 06/27/2013 6:37:55 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup

Try South Beach. It isn’t as extreme as Atkins (which makes you constipated) and it is easy to do if you are at work all day. Basically salads with protein (chicken/cheese/nuts) and plain dressing (vinaigrette). You won’t be hungry, and once you get the hang of it you’ll be able to do it with your eyes closed. You WILL lose weight, and your amily can eat the same food in larger quantities.


25 posted on 06/27/2013 6:38:00 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: onyx

What is HSN?


26 posted on 06/27/2013 6:38:32 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: onyx

Oh I get it, Home Shopping Network.
ty.


27 posted on 06/27/2013 6:39:08 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: DH

I’m sure you will really lose a lot of weight if they don’t catch you.

__________________

uhhhh no.


28 posted on 06/27/2013 6:40:08 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: bigheadfred

hmmm...a powder with less carbs...jenny crank please pick up the white courtesy phone...

_____________________

Some of you seem to have your wilder, crazier days showing.


29 posted on 06/27/2013 6:40:53 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: battletank

Please search paleo diet for diabetics. You don’t need a powder diet. You need a life change to ward off the diabetes and get healthy and trim.

___________________

I understand that...and did it for years... but need the lift and boost of a diet liquid to get me started.


30 posted on 06/27/2013 6:42:18 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup

well there were some wild, crazier, wilder and stupid but not THAT stupid


31 posted on 06/27/2013 6:43:15 PM PDT by bigheadfred (barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: Secret Agent Man

I was a vegan vegetarian years ago til I put on too much weight.


32 posted on 06/27/2013 6:43:18 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Trod Upon

Plan to add in exercise when I hit the wall.


33 posted on 06/27/2013 6:43:51 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: goodwithagun

I am trying to stay out of the kitchen as much as possible for the time being.


34 posted on 06/27/2013 6:44:35 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup

Go to the website mentioned and find out what HSN is.

Simple.

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35 posted on 06/27/2013 6:45:00 PM PDT by Mears
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To: Chickensoup
I'll go with last week's personal experience ("Prep" for colonoscopy, where you have to starve for 24 hours...):

If you need a 'filler', make some old fashioned Jello........I was surprised and pleased how two little bowls of that goo got me through a 24 hour period.

36 posted on 06/27/2013 6:45:25 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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To: barmag25

Actually the latest research about the metabolic syndrome denies that simple fact. Sadly.


37 posted on 06/27/2013 6:45:31 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: heartwood

I don’t eat much for carbs to begin with.


38 posted on 06/27/2013 6:46:00 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup

soy might mess up hormones, but what do you think caused the gaining?


39 posted on 06/27/2013 6:46:28 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

I have a farm dog. He hangs out outside herding stuff.


40 posted on 06/27/2013 6:46:58 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup
I was in a similar situation years ago...minus the OsamaObamaCare factor.What worked for me...and,mind you,I was *very* motivated (mine was a true weight loss jihad) was...1)strict Atkins diet.Lots of roast beef,eggs,chicken salad,no dairy,lots of tap water and other Atkins type stuff.I didn't buy any of the Atlkins branded things,everything was from the supermarket.It was much easier for me,a true foodaholic,to stick with it than I thought it would be despite how boring it is and despite how much I love other things.2) Lots of walking.Brisk walking.Every day.Either outside (good weather) or at a nearby mall (not good weather).At least an hour a day.The pounds melted off.

But if you go this route,a tip.Use mineral oil every day or you'll never go to the bathroom again.Mineral oil's taste is unpleasant but only for a second or two.

41 posted on 06/27/2013 6:47:56 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: ErnBatavia

Colonoscopy...a wonderful thing.


42 posted on 06/27/2013 6:48:12 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Secret Agent Man

soy...tofu was more fattening than I considered, so was rice. Ok when I was younger but as I became more metabolicly challenged it did not work.


43 posted on 06/27/2013 6:49:33 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I plan on a more atkins/paleo/med diet after this first bump. I need to detach from food first and two shakes daily and a protein and salad supper will do that for me.


44 posted on 06/27/2013 6:52:02 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup

veggies i mean are not potatos, not rice, not soy stuff. peppers, lettuces, green stuff, mushrooms, onions, cauliflower, water chesnuts, green beans, broccoli, cucumber, tomatos, not super high calorie stuff. just take supplements while on the diet, you’ll be safe and you’ll drop weight.


45 posted on 06/27/2013 6:55:11 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

also the fruit. I could eat fruit all day. apples, oranges pears, pineapple....blueberries, strawberries...


46 posted on 06/27/2013 6:56:00 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Secret Agent Man

That will be part of my eating down the road, now I need to detach from food and any major food prep.


47 posted on 06/27/2013 6:57:07 PM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed " people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Chickensoup
Ask your doctor about Qsymia.
48 posted on 06/27/2013 6:58:20 PM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Chickensoup
I need to detach from food first and two shakes daily and a protein and salad supper will do that for me.

Much to my surprise my internist at the time didn't object when I told him that I was doing Atkins (I started it without his knowledge).He even explained how Atkins works.Basically,Atkins is high in protein and low in just about everything else (particularly carbs).He said that protein is more effective than any other type of food in turning off the little switch in your head that tells you that you're hungry.The result is fewer calories taken in--->thus,weight loss.

49 posted on 06/27/2013 6:58:27 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: Chickensoup

gluten-free high protein

I went n a diet that I started by eating nothing but filet mignon for a week- after the first 3 days I was NOT HUNGRY for almost 2 days

Steak is expensive, but if you eat good meat you are a LOT LESS hungry, so you buy less (which evens it all out)

now that I think about it, I had a huge steak dinner yesterday, and I don’t remember eating anything today (happens frequently now)

STOP ALL BREAD AND WHEAT for at least a month straight- gluten may be you problem too.

PM me if you want more details, this worked for me - I am 55 and am back in the same size jeans I wore in my 30’s


50 posted on 06/27/2013 6:58:33 PM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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