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    Are there any supplements you take to help with sugar cravings?
    If so, what are they and what amount do you take?
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    Not as such, but I tamed my monster doing the Lptin-Rx, and with that I now take: multivitamin, omega 3 fish oil, b-complex, magnesium, zinc, glucosamine and probiotics. I have not craved sugar since June.

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    Glamorama,
    Did you just white knuckle it in the beginning of the leptin reset?
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    Replace sugar with fat. Then you will no longer crave sugar :P
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    Trish- literally have CO or coconut butter when I crave sugar?
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    Fat.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Legbiter View Post
    Fat.
    Add fat to meals?
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    No amount of fat could quell my need for sugar.

    I take Chromium Picolinate at 3pm, then as needed if a craving hits, but so far one hasn't. L-Glutamine is widely used as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeatherJ View Post
    No amount of fat could quell my need for sugar.

    I take Chromium Picolinate at 3pm, then as needed if a craving hits, but so far one hasn't. L-Glutamine is widely used as well.
    Thanks, Heather. How much chromium picolinate? I take L-Glutamine (750 mg) every morning. Do you take the L-glutamine when you're having a sugar craving?
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    NP. I take 200ug of the CP, and I would take L-Glutamine but I couldn't find it anywhere when I went shopping the other day! I've seen several recommendations for letting an L-Glutamine tablet dissolve sublingually for instant relief from sugar craving. I'd like to try it. Although, since I began taking the Chromium I haven't HAD any sugar cravings, but it's still early days.

    How have you found the L-G works for your cravings?

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