Montreal, Quebec, Canada:
Since I have type 2 diabetes, can I use Slimfast bars and shakes to help lose weight? Do they contain too much sugar as I have been told?
The meal replacement options are fine for an occasional quick and easy meal or snack, but I would discourage you from using them on a regular basis for meals or weight loss purposes because they are expensive and have scant nutritional content. For comparison purposes, a bar has approximately 21 grams carb, an 8 ounce juice based shake has 46 grams of carb, and an 8 ounce shake made with skim milk has approximately 32 grams of carb.
Original posting 5 Aug 2002
Posted to Weight and Weight Loss
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:35
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