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Recipes for Diabetes: Emerald Dip

…chopped spinach 1 cup low-fat mayonnaise 1 cup low-fat sour cream ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped ½ cup green onions, chopped 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced ½ teaspoon salt substitute ¼ teaspoon ground pepper Thaw spinach, drain, and squeeze moisture out until dry.…

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Lower Blood Sugar Levels With Herbs

…banaba leaf extract daily. Other botanicals that make it easier to control blood sugar, albeit to a lesser degree, include: * bitter melon (Momordica charantia), * Siberian ginseng, * basil, * cinnamon, * garlic, and * onion. Look for all of these herbs in your health food store and use as directed.

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Healthy Diet Plan: Recipe for Chipotle Burgers

…gives it a lot of flavor. Just one bite and you’ll be hooked! Chipotle Burgers Serves 4 Ingredients 1 pound lean ground turkey 2 teaspoons garlic, minced 1-2 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce, minced (very hot, more or less to taste) ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon ground…

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Smart Summertime Grilling Tips

…includes an acidic component (i.e., lemon juice, orange juice, vinegar), combined with your favorite herbs and flavorings (i.e., rosemary, onions, garlic). In fact, rosemary alone makes a big difference when it comes to reducing your risk of cancer from grilling. Studies show that adding it to meat…

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Two Supplements for Eye Health

…As a result, it helps prevent retinopathy, neuropathy and other diabetes complications. Although benfotiamine is found in small quantities in garlic, shallots, leeks and onions, you’d have to eat an awful lot of these vegetables to obtain therapeutic doses. If you want to forego the bad…

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Healthy Diet Plan: Making Salads Interesting

…olive oil, 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, ¼ teaspoon low sodium seasoned salt (makes 4 servings). You can also stir in parsley, basil, garlic, or other herbs—don’t be afraid to get creative. Now it’s your turn: How do you incorporate this healthy diet plan staple into…

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Are You Grilling Up More Than You Bargained For?

…your marinade recipe includes an acidic component (lemon juice, orange juice, vinegar), combined with your favorite herbs and flavorings (onions, garlic, soy sauce). Although traditional marinades include oil, it’s not necessary; omitting it will reduce smoking on the grill and minimize the…

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Could Your Gut Bacteria Signal Diabetes?

…indigestible carbohydrates that good gut bacteria thrive on. Fiber-rich fruits and vegetables and bananas, onions, artichokes, whole grains, and garlic, in particular, stimulate the growth of gut bacteria. Also consume fermented foods such as yogurt, kefir, miso, sauerkraut, kimchi, and pickled…

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Tips for Preventing Cancer

…plant-based, fiber-dense diet with ample servings of berries, leafy greens, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, cooked tomatoes, onions and garlic. For extra fiber, grind one-fourth cup of flaxseed daily and add it to salads, soups, cereals or beverages. * Drink several cups of tea (black or…

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Nurture Your Microorganisms for Optimal Health

…prebiotics, indigestible carbohydrates that bacteria thrive on. Fiber-rich fruits and vegetables and bananas, onions, artichokes, whole grains, and garlic, in particular, stimulate the growth of gut flora. * Consume fermented foods such as yogurt, kefir, miso, sauerkraut, kimchi, and pickled…

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Little-Known Health Benefits of Probiotics

…prebiotics, indigestible carbohydrates that beneficial bacteria thrive on. Fiber-rich fruits and vegetables, onions, artichokes, whole grains and garlic, in particular, stimulate the growth of gut flora. Also consume fermented foods such as yogurt, kefir, miso, sauerkraut, kimchi and pickled…

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Reap the Benefits of Glutathione

…molecule comprised of three amino acids (glycine, glutamine, and sulfur-rich cysteine). That’s why broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kale, garlic, onions, and other “stinky” cruciferous and allium vegetables, which contain sulfur compounds, help boost glutathione levels. Other…

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