Get a dose of magnesium from Brazil Nuts! They help diabetics and the shut down the growth of pre~cancerous cells in your intenstines. Magnesium also helps your muscles function better. I enjoy 2 per day!
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Brazil nuts are rich in mono-unsaturated fats & although high in calories they have a bunch of vitamins & minerals that are good for you. A good source of protein & magnesium. These nuts provide a complete protein,
Pack a cooler to bring EVERYWHERE: No Ice Pack required! :)
If you want to avoid the fast-food, convenience store grabs AND set yourself up for longer-term health and success, I PROMISE if you try this for even a week you'll be glad you did!!! And the best news, ice pack not required - mix & match the following for a carb/protein combo based on what you like: dried fruit, h20, sardines, gf crackers with peanut butter, raisins, apples, bananas, organic cereal bars, kale chips, walnuts, brazil nuts, unsw apple sauce, ginger snaps and so much more! 4
I usually reserve Sunday afternoons after church to prepare and organize my cooler snacks - most peaceful day in our house of the week for sure. The kids help sometimes too and are (slowly) opening up possibilities to try new, healthy cooler foods each week.
Some enzymes that regulate blood sugar need magnesium to work. Magnesium might help diabetics. It's safe to eat madnesium rich foods...2 brazil Nuts daily, leafy green veggies and the darker the better,
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