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Outsmart Your Body's Response to Holiday Goodies

…-glycemic carbs is easier said than done for most of us—especially at this time of year when holiday cookies and other sugary, starchy foods abound. That’s why I want to tell you about a way to counteract their negative effects when temptation wins out against willpower. Phase 2 Carb Blocker is…

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Enjoy Healthy Carbs

The glycemic index is an update on the old distinction between simple carbohydrates (white sugar, brown sugar, honey, corn syrup, fructose, and other simple sugars) and complex carbohydrates (starches and fibers made up of many sugar molecules bonded or chained together). It provides an accurate…

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Why Low-Carbohydrate Diets Work

…eating a low-carb diet dramatically decreases insulin production. Additionally, a low-carbohydrate diet reduces food intake, because the ketones produced by fat burning substantially curb appetite. I believe that the fastest, most efficient way to lose weight and burn fat is to follow a low-carb, low-glycemic…

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5 Weight Loss Myths, Debunked!

…#2: Avoid carbohydrates. Carbohydrates have certainly made headlines over the past few years and with all the information out there, unraveling the carb conundrum can be confusing. There’s no question that in order for healthy weight loss to occur, sugary and starchy carbohydrates have to go. That…

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Snack Your Way to Thin

…to stay satisfied, and adding the fiber-rich veggies helps spruce up this otherwise bland snack. * Hard-Boiled Egg. If you’re looking for a low-carb, protein-rich snack, a hard-boiled egg fits the bill. At just under 80 calories, this snack will curb your appetite and help trim your waistline. *…

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Burning Energy and Losing Weight

…insulin response, but it is far less than that of carbohydrates, and fat doesn’t stimulate the release of insulin at all. Therefore, eating a low-carb diet dramatically decreases insulin production. This is of particular importance to people dealing with diabetes. Burning up those fat stores is essential…

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Boost Nitric Oxide Levels to Improve Health

…other foods abundant in flavonoids, which preserve nitric oxide by shielding against free radical damage. You should also be aware that high-fat, high-carb diets tend to increase blood levels of asymmetric dimethyl-arginine (ADMA), a naturally occurring inhibitor of nitric oxide production, so go easy on…

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Sicilian Chicken Marsala

You don’t have to be Italian, let alone Sicilian, to enjoy this recipe! With just 8 grams of carbs and a whopping 24 grams of protein per serving, it’s the perfect choice for dinner. Pair with a salad and your favorite vegetable side dish to keep your weight and your blood sugar in check! Sicilian…

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Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load

…GI are potentially problematic. For example, a large carrot and a cup of spaghetti have similar GIs. Yet that carrot contains only 5 g of available carbs (it’s mostly water), while the spaghetti contains 38 g, giving them GLs of 2 and 16, respectively. Therefore, they have dramatically different effects…

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Healthy Diet Plan: Recipe for Chipotle Burgers

…patties and grill until cooked through. Per Serving: Calories 173.1, Total Fat 8.1gr (Sat 2.5g, Mono .1g, Poly .1g), Cholesterol 80mg, Sodium 183.8g, Carbs 3.2g, Fiber .4g, Protein 22.2g. Now it’s your turn: Do you have a favorite recipe that follows safe grilling tips and is also part of a healthy diet…

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Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…appetite. * Break your fast. At lunchtime, break your fast and eat normally, focusing on proper portions of lean protein, vegetables and low-glycemic carbs. You don’t have to count calories, but don’t binge either—that will undermine any weight-loss program. You’ll find that eating sensibly for…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garlicky Spinach

…wilted, 3-4 minutes. Enjoy your garlicky spinach! Nutritional information per serving: calories: 25; fat: 1 gram; cholesterol: 0 mg; sodium: 48 mg; carbs: 3 grams; fiber: 2 grams; protein: 2 grams.

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Diabetic Recipes for Dinner: Lentil Soup

…Serve as soon as the lentils are tender, about 30 minutes. Nutritional Info (per serving): Calories 207; Fat 4 grams; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 78 mg; Carbs 34 grams; Fiber 13 grams; Protein 26 grams For more great diabetic recipes for dinner, visit www.drwhitaker.com.

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Prevent Cancer and Protect Your Heart with Tomatoes

…salads. Add a dash of freshly ground pepper to taste. Nutritional info (per serving): Calories: 127; Fat: 8 grams; Cholesterol: 15 mg; Sodium: 161 mg; Carbs: 7 grams; Fiber: 1 gram; Protein: 9 grams Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite way to eat tomatoes? Here are more recipes that feature tomatoes…

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Boost Your Health With Spicy Grilled Salmon

…grill/broiler, and cook approximately 7–10 minutes, depending on thickness. Calories: 224; total fat: 9 grams; cholesterol: 74 mg; sodium: 668 mg; carbs: 6 grams; fiber: 2 grams; protein: 29 grams Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite way to eat salmon? You May Also Be Interested In: * Recipes…

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Mother's Day Recipe: Eggs Florentine

…1 tablespoon sour cream. Add salt and pepper to taste. Per Serving: Calories 301, Total Fat 7g (Sat 3g, Poly 1g) Cholesterol 377mg, Sodium 380mg, Carbs 34g, Fiber 6g, Protein 22g You may also be interested in: Recipes for Diabetes: Baked Salmon Dijon Recipes for Diabetes: Lemon Mustard Chicken Breasts

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Chipotle Chili

…reheated the next day. Enjoy your chipotle chili! Nutritional information per serving: calories 160; total fat 3 grams; cholesterol 0 mg; sodium 307 mg; carbs 26 grams; fiber 8 grams; protein 7 grams.

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Tapas Trio

…parsley and serve. Enjoy your tapas trio! Nutritional information (per serving): calories: 86; total fat: 6 grams; cholesterol: 17 mg; sodium: 352 mg; carbs: 2 grams; fiber: 1 gram; protein: 5 grams.

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