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01 Jul 2010

Best time to weight &amp  sugar in yoghurt
Hi, Doc

1. What time of month is best for women to weigh themselves, taking in consideration estrogen and the effect it has on water retention.
2. Does the sugar in yoghurt (like Nutriday / So smooth / Parmalat) affect a diabetic''s sugar control very much? Even if consumed in the 100g portions? Or is plain yogurt best for diabetics?
Thank you
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01 Jan 0001

Beste Don't know what to choose
The general rule regarding weighing is that anyone who is trying to lose weight should try to weight themselves once a week at the same time, such as Monday mornings on rising. If your weight increases one week out of 4 because of menstruation, then you know that this is due to water retention and that your weight will drop again after your period. I am personally in favour of the use of plain yoghurt for everyone, but most people like the sweet taste of sweetened or flavoured yoghurts. In the case of diabetics it may be best to use fat-free and artificially sweetened yoghurts if you don't like plain yoghurt.
Best regards
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