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Tips and ideas to eat well, exercise and live healthy while managing diabetes.

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CANADIAN BACON

Canadian Bacon is low in carbs, low in fat and has protein. About 33 calories a slice and Oscar Mayer has it packed into two cello bags, I freeze one. About $3.00 for the package and great instead of Bacon or ham.

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Curry Powder, Diabetes and More

Curry is a mixture of tumeric, coriander and cumin. Tumeric which helps IBS and colitis, ward off dementia, helps with arthritis and rheumatism Cumin helps flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea. Coriander lowers blood sugar naturally.

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SALT can lead to a drop in blood sugar

Excessive salt causes a loss of potassium and can lead to a drop in blood sugar. Salt can cause High blood pressure, water retention, heartburn. The obese can easily lose five to ten pounds in a few days by cutting out the salt

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Garlic Can Help

Garlic helps lower blood pressure, controls blood sugar increasing the release of insulin in diabetics, and blood cholesterol

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String Beans prevent blood sugar from rising too rapidly

High fiber contained in beans prevents blood sugar levels form rising too rapidly after a meal. A good choice for individuals with diabetes, insulin resistance, or
hypoglycemia. About 44 calories per cup.Green beans can lower Blood Pressure and help cholesterol.

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Spice it up with Cayenne Pepper

Slows the release of blood sugar, aids in digestion, benefits the heart by reducing cholesterol, boosts metabolism and helps the body to burn off more fat.

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KASHI Southwestern Style Chicken

Only 240 Calories, 3 sugars and 32 total carbs this is a great meal. 16 Grams of Protein and 6grams of fiber. Diabetic exchange list is 2 carbs and 2 very lean meats

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Watermelon

Watermelon can hydrate us, is a good source of Vitamins A, C, B. Watermelon is about 90% water on the higher end of High Glycemic foods. Diabetics should eat in moderation, about 1 cup and don't eat on an empty stomach and check your blood sugar.

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Slower acting Carbs Maintain Blood Glucose Levels

Dried beans, peas, nuts and seeds, oatmeal, sweet corn, barley, dreamfield's Pasta, orages, pears, plums, cherries, apples, oives and grapes, avocados, bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes, salad greens, 1 square of dark chocolate brown rice are all slower acting carbs

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Pistachios right after a meal to prevent sugar spikes

A healthy fat high in magnesium, fiber and protein slows the absorption of glucose and prevents sugar levels from rising 49 Pistachios are about 160 calories

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