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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.
Steam Green Beans, add to soups, stews or have Dreamfield's Pasta ( 5 digestible Carbs) and mix with green beans
Beans are nutritious and digested slowly so it will cause only a gentle rise in blood sugar. Diabetics who eat lots of beans require less insulin to control blood sugar. Lots of beans...Black Beans, Black-eyed peas, Cannellini, Garbanzo, Fava, Great Northers, Kidney, Lentils, Navy, Pinto, Red beans, split peas, and mung beans. Mash some for a sandwich spead or as a stand in for cream cheese or sour cream in dips. Try garbanzo's and tuna or pea soup with turkey instead of bacon or ham.
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