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Is it ok to drink slim fast shakes while pregnant?
Help answer questions Learn more. Healthy pregnant women should get, at minimum, 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity weekly. It doesn't matter if I'm outside or on my tredmill, wear shorts or loose pants. Slimfast is simply a portion control diet, not an appetite suppresant. I am 27 week pregnant and my weight is 73 kg but it should be 71 kg so what should I do to lose weight?

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Pregnant, drink SLIM FAST ?

Instead of losing weight during pregnancy, normal weight women with a body mass index, or BMI, of Although the weight gain might seem excessive, not all of the extra weight is from the baby. Your placenta, enlarged breasts and enlarged uterus add to your total weight gain. Doctors might advise some women with a BMI of 40 or greater to lose weight during pregnancy, according to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, but this loss should be very gradual and done under medical supervision.

As of , Slim-Fast shakes and bars contain both nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners, including sucralose and acesulfame potassium. Non-nutritive sweeteners add sweetness but no extra calories to foods, and are a common ingredient in reduced calorie foods and beverages.

Food and Drug Administration categorizes acesulfame potassium as safe for moderate use during pregnancy and sucralose as safe for all users, including pregnancy women. Smith, a maternal fetal medicine specialist, tells Babycenter that the supplementary vitamins and minerals added to diet shakes can pose a potential hazard to pregnant women. According to Smith, the additional amounts of different vitamins, such as Vitamin A, on top of a daily prenatal vitamin, might exceed the amounts considered safe during pregnancy.

Show your primary care provider the labels from your Slim-Fast shakes or bars so he can ensure they do not contain ingredients that might harm you or your baby. In an article on the Babycenter website, registered dietitian Melinda Johnson suggests making your own shakes so that you can control the ingredients. Make a chocolate banana shake by blending together milk, a frozen banana and chocolate syrup. Add a scoop of protein powder or wheat germ for extra nutrition.

She suffers from fibromyalgia and it helps her get through the pain. She has a very healthy beautiful little girl: Lol why am I under this rock?! I've never heard of this and I'm on my fourth baby!! I've gained 10 pounds so far and am 19 weeks. I haven't gained any weight in about 5 weeks or so I'm not worried yet but ummmmm lol where was this with my first?!

I'm so glad I stumbled across this! Plexus products are wonderful!!!! SLIM is designed to regulate blood sugar, which can have the effect and usually does of weight loss, reduced cravings, better sleep, more energy, clearer mind etc etc.

There are endless testimonies of endless disease symptoms being reduced or eliminated after people have started using the products consistently as designed. Some people usually those underweight have gained weight as that is what their body needed.

The xfactor plus multi vitamin is better than the prenatal vitamins the DR wanted to give me, and Plexus products are natural non gmo gluten free plant based, vs man made chemicals that have who knows what kind of effects. Plexus website have all the ingredients of all their products listed. It is not a meal replacement, it is simply drank, usually in the morning by most people. I started using in july of after my last baby as the depression was getting to a dangerous level Have not gained anything yet with this pregnancy, due Mar but I still have about 20lbs I could lose.

This has been a much better pregnancy then any of the other 4. When I first started using Plexus, I also had concerns about pregnant women using a produced designed for weight loss, but after much research, and knowledge about the the products and ingredients, I am confident in using Plexus while pregnant.

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