Mary’s Step One Success Story
As a full-time elementary school teacher, new Step One Foods customer Mary is busy and constantly on-the-go.
“Since I teach kindergarten through third grade, I try to be as fun, perky and outgoing as possible,” she says. But after she was prescribed a statin medication by her doctor, Mary found it hard to be fun or active.
“After just 3 to 4 weeks of taking the statins, I felt like I was 80 years old,” she says. “I had so many body aches and pains. It hurt to get out of bed. It was awful.”
Refusing to go through life with constant muscle aches and pains, Mary decided to take matters into her own hands.
“I did a lot of reading on what I needed to eat (to improve cholesterol) and I ate healthy foods, but it’s very cumbersome to do,” she says. “OK, I’m buying avocados, I’m buying nuts and I’m getting omega-3. I’m trying to incorporate all of this into my meals. It was exhausting.”
This was not only tiring for Mary, but also time consuming. Then, her cholesterol increased to 311. Shortly after doing more research for natural ways to lower cholesterol, she saw an ad for Step One Foods on Facebook.
“All of the ingredients in Step One Foods, I was trying to get them in my diet," she says. “I didn’t know that I could get them all in one little bar. I had been struggling with my cholesterol for more than 30 years. I’ve gone on and on trying to find the right things to eat and snacking on almonds and eating avocados just didn't have the impact that Step One did.”
After reading Dr. Klodas’ blog, Mary purchased the Starter Pack and after eating Step One twice a day for 30 days, her LDL cholesterol dropped by over 50 points.
“In October, my LDL cholesterol was 311,” she says. “In May, it was 265! I couldn’t believe it and I am empowered to continue on with the program.”
Mary enjoys the convenience of Step One Foods and how fulfilling the foods are.
“I had been struggling with my cholesterol for more than 30 years,” she says. “I’ve gone on and on trying to find the right things to eat and snacking on almonds and eating avocados just didn't have the impact that Step One did. Even if my cholesterol didn’t go down significantly, when I have Step One products for breakfast or a snack, I don’t snack on anything else all day. The cravings are just not there. They’re gone.”
Mary is excited to continue on her journey toward better health with Step One Foods and feels more empowered than she ever has before as she takes control of her health.
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