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Eating just one grapefruit each day can lower your total cholesterol and up your vitamin C intake. Eat 2 hours after taking meds. Checking your blood sugars 1-2 hours after eating will let you know how your total meal is affecting you. Having diabetes is not about "I can't"; it's about closer planning of what you do eat.
Garbanzo Beans have 6 grams of fiber,and kidney beans have 14 grams and half of the fat. Both are a good source of cholesterol lowering fiber and protein, folate and magnesium. The soluble fiber in kidney beans binds the bile attached with cholesterol in the digestive track which reduces cholesterol. Grapefruit has soluble fiber, potasium and the red varies have beta-carotene. Grapefruit can last 6 to 8 weeks in the fridge. Eat grapefruit 2-3 hours after meds.
My secret is, to whom ever likes coffee black, and grapefruit with no sugar on it, that if you eat grapefruit in the morning for breakfast, and drink coffee black that the acid in grapefruit when combined with coffee it combusts and burns fat easier...
To Bad I can't eat grapefruit, because of my blood pressure medicine doesn't allow me to. I hate that fact that I can't because I love grapefruit..
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