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Dietary Fiber

Fiber supplements have been shown to enhance blood sugar control. This is no surprise when you consider that the diet of most Americans is low on fiber and high in saturated fat and sugar. The best fiber sources for reducing after meal blood sugar levels, lowering cholesterol and promoting weight loss are those that are rich in water soluble fiber, such as glucomannan, psyllium, guar gum, seaweed fibers and pectin that promote weight loss. If you take fiber supplements be sure to drink plenty of

water. Take 1 to 2 grams of soluble fiber before bedtime and slowly increase the dosage to 5 grams to reach a full dosage of 20 grams. 24 to 50 grams of fiber a day can help you improve blood sugar levels. It has been shown that a high fiber diet is as effective as some diabetes medications.

Vegetables like chickpeas, cannellini beans, kidney beans and lentils are a great source of fiber. You can replace beef as an alternate source of fiber. Low fat, low calorie and high proteins help to reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease.

Poly Glyco Plex is a collection of highly viscous soluble polysaccharides that acts to develop a higher level of viscosity and expansion in the stomach than regular sources of fiber.

PGX lowers postprandial blood glucose by 20% and lowers insulin secretions by 40% A typical dos of PGX should be 1000 mg three times a day with meals.

Touchi Extract: It's a fermented soy bean product that's been in use in China and Japan for over 3000 years. It possesses high levels of naturally occurring alpha-glucosidase inhibitors.

Mulberry Extract: Highly regarded in Chinese and Japanese medicine it possesses significant hypoglycemic effects in animal studies. It has been shown to reduce the amount of damage to cell membranes of red blood cells, a significant antioxidant effect.

Recommended Daily Doses for Diabetics

Vitamin C: 500-2000 mg

Vitamin E: 400-2000 mg

B-3 (Niacin): 500 to 1000 mg; Niacinamide: 350-350 mg 3 times daily

B-6: 50-100 mg

B-12: 300-3000 mg

Alpha Lipoic Acid: 100-500 mg

Grape Seed Extract: 50 mg

L-Carnitine: 100-2000 mg

CoQ10: 300 mg

Chromium: 200-800 mcg

Magnesium: 300-600 mg.

Potassium: 5-6 grams

MSM: 2000-3000 mg

Manganese: 3-5 mg

Selenium: 100 mcg

Vanadium: 10-60 mcg

Zinc: 10-60 mg.

Gymnema Sylvestre: 400 mg.

Bitter Melon:15 grams

Fenugreek: 15-50grams

Bilberry: 80-160 mg 3 times daily

Salt Bush: 3 grams

Gingko Biloba: 40 grams

Ginseng: 200 mg

CLA: 3000-4000 mg

GLA (Evening Primrose): 240 mg