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

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Cancer & Eating Sugar

Sugar is hard on your immune system. It kills enzymes, or can lower the enzymes ability to function & feeds yeast. Enzymes are the keys to all physical life. Sugar feeds cancer. This is a proven fact! The fact that cancer feeds on sugar, & that cancer is always present in the body, should be reas...

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Mushrooms

Mushrooms contain natural insulin & enzymes that break down starch & sugar in foods. You will benefit from vitamin D, the B vitamins, Iron, Calcium & potassium. Mushrooms are extrememly low calorie, are fat and cholesterol free. Popular choices are Portabella mushroom burgers or mushrooms stuffed...

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Magnesium helps Depression, Diabetics, & More

Magnesium aids in regulating blood sugar ,maintaining muscle and keeping nerve function normal. Magnesium supplements are vital for all diabetics who suffer from magnesium deficiency. Magnesium can help migraines, panic or anxiety attacks,depression and taken prior to bedtime will help you sleep so...

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Hate Onions? Start loving them!

The more red onion you eat, the lower your blood-sugar glucose levels will be. They are beneficial to gastrointestinal health. Red onions also reduce inflammation in the blood vessels. Onions have sulfur compounds, & the minerals calcium, magnesium. Onions can inhibit the development of cancerous ...

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Garlic Is A Healthy Food

Have a clove of garlic per day to keep yourself healthy as it is one of the healthiest foods. It has allicin in it which acts as an antioxidant, has anti-bacterial properties, may help prevent colds and yeast infections. Researches found that garlic has been shown to protect rats from diabetes com...

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Aches & Pains?

Chronic aches & pains are caused by inflammation. Certain foods can reduce inflammation some are cranberry juice, nuts, seeds and oils that have fatty acids, those of us who have diabetes need to take every step we can to minimize the inflammation in our bodies. Wecan manage our diabetes better whe...

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The "Sitting Disease" ~ Sitting Is Your Body's Biggest Enemy

Chronic inactivity can contribute to our diabetes epidemic. You need to stand & MOVE each hour to maintain good health. Did you know that sitting puts your metabolism to sleep! Researchers from the American Cancer Society carried out a new study that linked long sitting periods of time with a higher...

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Spice It Up ~ It's Good For Your Heart Health!

Rosemary, sage, ginger, oregano, thyme, tumeric, cinnamon, red pepper, nutmeg, basil, & parsley contain antioxidants and are good for your heart.

In addition, incluide a daily dose of garlic, dark chocolate, Black Tea, Walnuts, Almonds, chili peppers to improve your diet.

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Grapeseed Oil ~ What Is It And How To Benefit From The Oil

Grapeseed Oil is made from grapes and has has anti-inflammatory & anti-allergen properties. It contains linoleic acid can reduce complications for diabetics. I found Grapeseed Oil at Publix, my grocery store and it's almost half the price of Olive Oil. It can increase HDL cholesterol & reduce the b...

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Discover Quinoa

Quinoa is a grain that is akaline & is a slow release food. Being alkaline it will not upset your stomach. Some people eat it for breakfast as a cereal, but there are many other uses: salads, to thicken a stir-fry, an option to rice, potatoes, or pasta. I have used it with tuna, steamed it with a ...

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