Why is a high level of B-12 important for weight management?

Vitamin B-12 is a water-soluble vitamin and is required for proper red blood cell formation, neurological function, and DNA synthesis.  B-12 also helps us process the foods we eat and turn them into energy to power our metabolism.  A powered metabolism helps our bodies burn the food we consume rather than storing it as fat. […]

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Why does fiber help with weight management?

Soluble fiber dissolves in water in the digestive tract and transforms into a gel during digestion.  This gel expands in your system, helping you feel fuller. Soluble fiber moves through the gut slowly and may help stabilize blood sugar by slowing the absorption of carbohydrates into the blood.

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Can I take it for weight loss?

Smartypants is not for weight loss. While the product contains only 3g of sugar per serving and the soluble fiber contained in our Weight Management product will help you with feelings of fullness and satiety, we do not make any claims about this products ability to help you lose weight.

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Vitamin D for Weight Control

In his book, “The Curative Value of Light: Sunlight and Sun Lamp in Health and Disease,” written in 1932, Edgar Mayer recounts how we once looked upon the sun as a “Supreme Being,” one of the gods of the heavens and ruler of the earth.  Hippocrates (The father of Medicine) practiced on the Island of Cos – his […]

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Weight Control and Omega 3s

If you are of a similar age to me, you entered your adult years with advertising and slogans shouting out at us to lower the fat intake in our diets. We became accustomed to thinking that if we grabbed everything with the right label, namely “low-fat,” we would either lose weight, or gain no weight, […]

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The Benefits of Fiber for Weight Control

The worst part of beginning a diet is learning which lovely foods you’ll no longer be able to eat: No more donuts No more pizza No more ribeye soaked in butter No more… I don’t know about you, but I stopped listening after “pizza.” The sad fact is, though, to control your weight you will […]

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