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String Beans Prevent Blood Sugar From Rising Too Rapidly

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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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Steam Green Beans, add to soups, stews or have Dreamfield's Pasta ( 5 digestible Carbs) and mix with green beans
- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/23/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 5 Comments
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MERCEDESGMA 2/17/2013 7:44:00 PM

    Great. I love green beans and they are a staple in my household.
L-MARNIE 2/15/2013 8:42:00 PM

    Good to know the beans I eat are doing me good. emoticon
DHYANA3 2/21/2013 5:01:00 PM

    I wonder if this isn't true of most green veggies.
JLLOVETT 2/14/2013 10:09:00 AM

    Thanks for the suggestion! Great tip.
CEEMAY 2/14/2013 8:58:00 AM

    Great tip! emoticon

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