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Broccoli For Diabetes


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People with diabetes are five times more likely to die from a cardiovascular event than those without diabetes, Some vegetables may protect and even reverse the damaging effects of diabetes on the heart, one good vegetable to eat is broccoli. Those little trees are good for you. Don't underestimate the nutritional power of broccoli. Truly a super food, this non-starchy vegetable has more vitamin C per 100 grams than an orange and is considered a good source of fiber. Add broccoli to your diet.

Add brocolli to Dramfield's pasta for a health meal.
- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/15/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 24 Comments
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GODZDESIGN95 2/11/2011 9:59:00 AM

    I am eating it up!!
GRAMSEY6 2/22/2011 3:29:00 PM

    Isn't it fantastic that a food you love...loves you in return?! I head straight for the broccoli in restaurants and would eat it every day if I didn't eat it up and need to go buy more. I did not know it was quite so powerful. Thanks for sharing :) emoticon
ARTJAC 12/1/2011 10:31:00 PM

    i love broccoli have it 4or5 times a week emoticon
SHYCAT2011 9/1/2011 8:52:00 AM

    Love that broccoli salad with fresh broccoli, onion , walnuts and other ingredients.
SMOULINIER 5/17/2012 11:59:00 AM

    I have always loved broccoli and am pleased that it is so POTENT! I ate broccoli long before I was diagnosed with diabetes (type 2) and will most likely continue to eat it for the rest of my days. Thanks for sharing! emoticon
SEAJESS 12/10/2011 11:16:00 AM

    Brocolli is amazing and delicious. I buy a giant bag of frozen florettes from Costco and after 1:30 min in the microwave they pop out all fresh and yummy. I learned that many frozen veggies have more minerals and vitamins than fresh because they are frozen at their peak whereas fresh produce can spend alot of time in transportation and storage.

Also, brocolli has an amazingly high amount of Vitamin C.
LIZK007 5/12/2011 11:15:00 AM

    I love broccoli & now have an even better reason for eating it! Thank you!
SUTHRNSASS 4/13/2011 2:20:00 PM

    Oh I love this veggie!! Especially paired with chicken....Yummmm~O emoticon
KAKAY56 3/10/2011 12:19:00 PM

    This is wonderful I am researching all the foods good for me to eat....cannot wait to go grocery shopping.
LEADINGLADYCC 2/22/2011 9:18:00 AM

    I never knew just how valuable broccoli was. But I cook it on a regular basis and my family loves it!! Thanks for the info!!
JMGRENOBLEAUMAN 3/7/2013 9:58:00 PM

    I knew it was good for you, but didn't know it's benefit to the heart, will try to eat more of it.
JLLOVETT 2/28/2013 11:13:00 AM

    Raw or cooked, I can't get enough!! emoticon emoticon
FISHER011 12/11/2012 1:48:00 PM

    My fav veggie-raw or cooked! emoticon
COCHRANE0511 11/26/2012 6:51:00 PM

    Broccoli is a veggie I do like and will make sure it's on my grocery list more often. emoticon
L-MARNIE 10/4/2012 9:57:00 PM

    This is an old favourite of mine. emoticon
KELLY_NZ 10/4/2012 2:18:00 PM

    One of my favourite vegetables! Just wish it wasn't so expensive at the moment!!
CURVYELVIESAYS 9/25/2012 9:43:00 PM

    I'm going to add brocoli to my list. Thank you so much.
MRSQUTPIE55 2/16/2012 9:06:00 AM

    I love broccoli with carrots and little olive oil. I eat broccoli at least 3x a week emoticon
AFERRIS63 1/3/2012 3:01:00 PM

    I have always loved broccoli whether fresh or cooked but never knew all the good things that come from it
NEWFREEDOM7 10/20/2011 12:10:00 PM

    This is great news!! I just learned how to make the best and simplest broccoli and could eat it every day now (which I have been doing for about 4 days!).
BMKEARBEY 10/6/2011 6:09:00 AM

    I love broccoli as well! I use it alot in my chicken stir fry from Chef Meg's recipies! Yummy! emoticon
KGARBACK 9/19/2011 3:44:00 PM

    Never thought about broccoli as it relates to diabetes -- thanks for the insight
NORASPAT 5/19/2011 10:05:00 AM

    Way to go MY DH thoght he did not like broccoli I started to put a cheese slice over his and popped it in the microwave. Now he is used to the texture he loves it Pat in Maine. emoticon
FELLYNE 5/2/2011 5:17:00 AM

    When I tell people I like broccoli, they screw up their noses. Now I will tell them it's good for them too.

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