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07 Apr 2004

herbalife and menopause
I haave found with the onset of menopause that I tend to carry more than I have before, and that it is more difficult to get rid of. Someone has recommended "Herbalife" and I would liek to find out if this is a product which I should avoid, or whethter it really does eevrything it says it does. I am particularly concerned about the fact that it is protein based and that lots of protein is not essential for women in menopause.

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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear JJ
Check the ingredients on the products against the lists given under 'Diet' and click on 'Diet Detective' and 'Slimming Pills & Drops - Positive & Negative Effects' esp under 'Herbal Products' for the various potential side-effects. If in doubt, then rather try to lose weight by reducing your energy intake (click on 'Diet' and 'Weight loss' and 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of a low-fat, high-fibre diet) and increasing your energy expenditure by doing exercise (this will also help to strengthen your bones).
Best regards
DietDoc
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