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Food Safety Tips

…plastic wrap. * Use nontoxic, nonstick cookware. Teflon pans and food safety tips also go hand in hand. The problem with Teflon is a chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which is used to make nonstick coatings that line pans, disposable food containers, microwave popcorn bags, and hundreds…

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5 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Can Make in Minutes

…also make an easy, quick dinner. Spray pan with olive oil cooking spray and stir-fry chopped onions, mushrooms, and fresh spinach—or whatever vegetables you have available. When vegetables are soft, remove from the pan, set aside and clean the pan. Whisk 1 egg and 2 egg whites and pour into…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garbanzo Curry

…seconds. Add onion to pan and cook for two minutes, stirring frequently. Add garbanzo beans and water to pan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, for 30 minutes, adding more water as necessary. Meanwhile, coarsely chop spinach and tomato. Add to the pan, along with the salt.…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Two-Hour Roasted Turkey

…freshly ground black pepper Preheat oven to 325º F. Rub turkey with olive oil, salt, and pepper and place on a rack in a roasted pan or in a shallow baking pan. Place a meat thermometer in turkey, making sure it doesn’t touch a bone. Bake until the thermometer registers 170º F, about…

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Four Easy Ways to Add More Vegetables to Your Diet

…just one serving of chips. Here are four easy, healthy ways to add more vegetables to your diet: * Pan sautéed garlic green beans: Mince two cloves of fresh garlic and sauté in a pan in one tablespoon of olive oil over medium to medium-high heat for two minutes. Add two cups of washed,…

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Healthy Dessert Recipes

…combined. Stir in the unsweetened coconut. Pour into the baking pan. Sprinkle the top with the chopped almonds. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with a few moist crumbs. Cool in the pan on a rack for 30 minutes. Cut into 9 bars. Per serving: 184…

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes: Baked Salmon Dijon

…salmon. Place in baking dish (skin side down if not skinned). Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, depending on thickness. Transfer to serving plates and spoon pan juices over fillets. Nutritional information per serving: calories 159; fat 6 grams; cholesterol 59 mg; sodium 280 mg; carbs 1 gram; fiber trace;…

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A Baked BBQ Chicken Recipe That's Easy to Make

…sliced 1 medium green pepper, chopped ¾ cup barbecue sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray bottom of an 8 x 8 inch baking pan with olive oil spray. Place chicken in prepared dish. Sprinkle onions and green peppers over chicken, and pour barbecue sauce evenly over top. Cover…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Easy Baked Salmon

…Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, chives, lemon peel, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and stir until well blended. Spray a large, shallow baking pan with olive oil. Place the salmon fillets skin side down in the dish and rub the oil mixture over the fish. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until just…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Veg Out!

…with a bit of butter and salt and pepper. You’ll never eat potatoes again! You can also throw several different vegetables into a roasting pan with some olive oil and Italian seasonings. Slow roast them in the oven until soft and enjoy on their own or as a side dish. No matter what you decide,…

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Diabetes and Cataracts

…glycation end products (AGEs). To understand glycation’s effects on the eyes, I like to use the analogy of cracking an egg into a hot frying pan. The clear part of the egg turns white as the proteins undergo glycation. Likewise, when glycation occurs in the protein-dense lens of the eye, the…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Cream of Broccoli Soup

…saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and curry powder and cook, stirring often, for 3 to 4 minutes. Add broccoli and broth to pan, bring to a boil, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes until broccoli is tender. Add ricotta, milk, salt and pepper. Place soup in a food processor or…

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The Many Benefits of Ginger

You all know ginger (Zingiber officinale). It's what makes gingerbread spicy and gives many Asian dishes their characteristic kick. Dried ginger is a common component in Chinese herbal preparations, and it is often used in this country to prevent nausea and motion sickness, as well as morning…

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