Herring, catfish, tuna fish, cod liver oil,mackeral, sockeye salmon, eggs, sunshine, vitamin D3 supplements. Your Vitamin D Level can be Checked by blood tests in order to get your levels up to the 'optimal' Vitamin D Level. Make sure your diabetic doctor or endocrinologist check your vitamin D and magnesium levels.
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Vitamin D deficiency is serious business. I've been paying closer attention to this problem since my Mom had a serious problem with it last winter. She was holed up in the basement during our long power outtage. We had a bad winter last year, gray, snowy, icy. She had to get shots & take tons of D. Go out in the sun and you might need a Vit. D supplement too to stay healthy this winter!
I have found that Baby Carrots are a perfect snack- they make the great crunch sound, they can't be eaten too fast, they have some great nutrients and are fairly low in calories. they have a little bit of sweetness from the natural sugar in them and so they help with sweet cravings too. And they are portable- when I worked full time I kept a big bag there and worked through them throughout the week. At home I use them to round out meals when I feel hungry after eating my planned food. 291
This food is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol and a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Potassium and Copper, and of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin K and Manganese.
Cherry tomatoes make great guilt free snack! When I open the fridge door looking for something to munch on, they are the first thing I see. They have a nice bright flavor that prevents me from grazing deeper in to the depths of the fridge. Plus, it is kind of fun to pop them in your mouth and hear them crunch! Each cherry tomato is only 3 calories. It is a great effortless way to pop in more servings of vegetables.
The cherry tomato is actually a berry, which is thought to have originated in the Andes mountains, It's also a good source of Vitamin E, Thiamine, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and a great source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium.
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