*Psyllium Husk 700mg Capsules (NW)(180 ct) $16.99
OR *Psyllium Husk Powder (NW)(12 oz) $11.99 - (Soluble Fiber)- Soluble fibers attract water and form a gel, which slows digestion. Soluble fiber delays the emptying of your stomach and makes you feel full, which helps control weight. Slower stomach emptying may reduce blood sugar spikes, lower blood sugar levels and have a beneficial effect on insulin sensitivity, which may help control diabetes. Soluble fiber can also help lower LDL ("bad") blood cholesterol by interfering with the absorption of dietary cholesterol. Note: Getting 20-30 Gms of fiber (10-15 Gms of soluble and 10-15 Gms of insoluble) per day from diet and supplements (recommending not more than half from supplements) could improve both heart and colon health. Cautions: If you are pregnant/lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
*ChromeMate 200mcg (P)(90 caps) $9 plus *Biotin 5mg (P)(90 vcaps) $18 - Chromium picolinate and biotin in combination can improve insulin sensitivity and help regulate carbohydrate metabolism. Cautions / Interactions: Animal studies suggest that antacids, particularly those containing calcium carbonate, may reduce the body‘s ability to absorb chromium.Chromium supplements may interact with certain diabetes medications such as insulin, metformin, and sulfonylureas. Carefully monitor blood sugar levels if you are concurrently taking chromium with these medications. Medical supervision in these cases is advised. Corticosteroids may increase the need for chromium.
*Magnesium Citrate 400mg (P)(100 tabs) $14- Most of the research on magnesium is for the prevention of diabetes, not treatment. Magnesium improves insulin sensitivity in overweight individuals at risk for type 2 diabetes. Cautions / Interactions: Large doses of oral magnesium may have a laxative effect. Magnesium can interact with some antibiotics, diuretics, bisphosphonates,and muscle relaxants. In addition, many medications can affect magnesium absorption and excretion. If you are taking prescription medications, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
*Cinnamon Bark 600mg (NW)(120 caps) $12.99, (240 caps) $23.99 - The active ingredient in cinnamon can improve insulin sensitivity and reduce glucose and even some cholesterol levels. Cautions: If you are pregnant/lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
*Vitamin D3 with K2 (NA)(60 caps) $18 - Vitamin D plays a role in immune surveillance and improving immune function. It may have a role in preventing the body from attacking the cells of the pancreas that produce and secrete insulin. Vitamins D3 and K2 work in synergy to promote healthy bone mineralization and blood vessels (helps prevent pathological vessel calcification) . The natural K2 menaquinone-7 form used in Dyna D3 w/K2 is the most bioavailable, longest lasting and bioactive form of vitamin K supplements. Caution: Use D3 without K2 if you take blood thinners such as heparin or Coumadin / warfarin.
*Ginkgo Biloba 120 mg (P)(100 vcaps) $20 - Ginkgo biloba increases insulin production in a diabetic whose insulin production is failing. Alzhiemer's. Cautions / Interactions: Although Ginkgo is generally well tolerated in the suggested usage range, there are rare reports of headache, dizziness, stomach upset, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, muscle weakness, loss of muscle tone, restlessness, heart racing, rash, ocular events, and irritation around the mouth with the use of Ginkgo. The herb may affect blood pressure and bleeding time. If you are pregnant or lactating, if you use of coumadin or other anticoagulants including NSAIDs, anticonvulsants, or antidepressants, or if you are planning to have surgery, consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product.