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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

When it comes to coconut oil uses, this fragrant oil is one exceptionally versatile natural product. What else can you eat, rub on your body, use to clean your house, and employ as a medical therapy? Let’s take a look at the many health benefits of coconut oil—and sort out the facts from…

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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 way…

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Outsmart Your Body's Response to Holiday Goodies

…high-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

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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.…

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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…

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Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load

…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…

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Healthy Diet Plan: Recipe for Grilled Vegetables

…vegetable slices with oregano and thyme. Broil or grill the vegetable slices 2-4 minutes on each side. Serve hot or at room temperature. Enjoy your grilled vegetables! Per Serving: Calories 39, Total Fat 3gr (Sat .5g, Mono 3g, Poly .3g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 60g, Carbs 2g, Fiber 1g, Protein .2g.

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Diabetic Recipes for Dinner: Lentil Soup

…simmer, stirring occasionally. 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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Healthy Diet Plan: Recipe for Chipotle Burgers

…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…

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Mother's Day Recipe: Eggs Florentine

…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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My Easy & Healthy Salad Recipe

…Add almonds, walnuts, feta and chicken, and mix lightly. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings. Per serving: Calories 404; Fat 33 g; Sodium 293 mg; Carbs 6 g; Fiber 2 g; Protein 22 g. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite healthy salad recipe? You May Also Be Interested in * Easy Ways…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Chipotle Chili

…if you have the time. The longer you cook it, the better the flavor. In fact, chili is even better 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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Tips for Treating PMS Naturally

…PMS Symptoms Eased With Lifestyle Changes and Natural Hormones On the lifestyle front, you should try to eat a good diet (go easy on sodium and carbs and eat lots of potassium-rich produce), get regular exercise, do what you can to reduce stress, and give acupuncture a try. If you still need help,…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Creamy Smoked Salmon

…all ingredients well with a fork. Shape into a log or place in a serving dish. Keeps in refrigerator for a week. Enjoy your creamy smoked salmon! Nutritional information per serving: calories: 114; fat: 7 grams; cholesterol: 26 mg; sodium: 477 mg; carbs: 4 grams; fiber: trace; protein: 7 grams.

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garlicky Spinach

…constantly and pushing uncooked spinach toward the bottom of the skillet. Cook until all spinach has 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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Recipes for Diabetes: Zesty Grilled Halibut

…1 hour. Preheat grill or broiler, and cook fish about 3 inches from heat source for 5–7 minutes on each side. Serve with lemon wedges. Nutritional information per serving: calories: 269; total fat: 10 grams; cholesterol: 54 mg; sodium: 414 mg; carbs: 4 grams; fiber: 1 gram; protein: 36 grams.

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Vegetable-Tofu Shish Kebabs

…for basting. Cook for 7-10 minutes, turning every three minutes or so and basting with reserved marinade. Enjoy your tofu shish-kabobs! Nutritional information per serving: calories: 172; total fat: 8 grams; cholesterol: 0 mg; sodium: 467 mg; carbs: 18 grams; fiber: 3 grams; protein: 11 grams.

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Vegetable Beefy Stew

…minutes, stirring occasionally and adding water to achieve desired consistency. Stew should be thick and hearty. Enjoy your vegetable beefy stew! Nutritional information per serving: calories: 276; fat: 7 grams; cholesterol: 60 mg; sodium: 170 mg; carbs: 26 grams; fiber: 4 grams; protein: 27 grams.

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