Mind Your B's.
Are you getting enough B-complex vitamins? If you're following a controlled-carb meal plan and have cut back on fortified breads and grains, you may need a daily B-complex supplement. You can also increase your vitamin B intake without boosting your carbs by adding more spinach, bean sprouts, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts to your meal plan.
Tip courtesy of Dr. Richard Bernstein, author of Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution.
Reviewed by Dr. Richard Bernstein. 4/14.
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