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Are Almased shake diets suitable for diabetics?

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Almased is considered to be a suitable option for people with Type 2 diabetes. The combination of a reasonable carbohydrate content and very high quantity of protein is satisfying and helps control blood glucose levels. This makes it a recommended meal replacement for diabetics, according to Everyday Health.

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Almased is based on a clinically tested recipe that uses only all natural ingredients such as probiotic yogurt, raw honey enzymes and soy protein. As a meal replacement shake, it provides a large amount of protein with relatively few calories. The most common use is to promote effective and safe weight loss and help maintain weight, reports Diabetes.co.uk.

The American Diabetes Association does recommend meal replacement programs for achieving weight loss, yet it stresses that continuous use of these products is necessary for maintenance. In addition, users should be educated on long-term healthy eating, advises Diabetes.co.uk.

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