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Five Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Your Cup O' Joe

…risk. A meta-analysis published in the Archives of Internal Medicine showed that every cup of regular coffee you drink lowers your risk of type 2 diabetes by seven percent. Plus, people who drank three to four cups of decaffeinated coffee per day had a 33 per cent lower risk of type 2 diabetes compared…

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Healthy Dessert Recipes

…16 g carbohydrates, 16 g fat, 3 g fiber. Blueberry Crumble Makes 8 servings Ingredients * 4 cups fresh or frozen blueberries (if frozen, thaw and pat dry) * ½ cup tapioca * 4 tablespoons xylitol * 1/3 cup whole wheat flour * 3 tablespoons butter (preferably organic), softened * 2 tablespoons brown…

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The Fantastic Health Benefits of Fiber

…a list of some of my favorites.* * 1 cup beans (12-15 grams, depending on variety) * 1 medium-sized avocado (11.84 grams) * 1 cup raspberries (8.34 grams) * 1 cup soybeans (7.62 grams) * 1 cup cooked kale (7.20 grams) * ½ medium grapefruit (6.12 grams) * 1 cup cooked sweet potato (5.94 grams) *From…

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My Easy & Healthy Salad Recipe

cup extra virgin olive oil * 1/4 cup raspberry vinegar * 1/8 cup water * 5 dashes hot sauce * Pepper to taste * 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon * 1 head Boston lettuce, chopped * 1 head red leaf lettuce, chopped * 1/4 cup almonds, chopped * 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped * 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled * 2 cups

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Diabetes Tip: How to Remember Your Supplements

…supplements: Use a Paper Cup: “I use a paper cup. After I have taken my supplements, I turn the cup upside down. If the cup is right side up, I know I haven't taken them yet.” – Bev P. Keep Them by the Coffee Cup: “I keep my vitamins in the kitchen cabinet by my coffee cup which is the first place…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Chipotle Chili

…Diabetes Cookbook. Enjoy! Recipe for Chipotle Chili Serves 6 (8 cups) 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced 1 cup celery, chopped 1 cup carrots, chopped 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped ½ cup ripe olives, sliced 2 chipotle chiles canned in adobo sauce, chopped…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Moo Shoo Vegetables in Lettuce Leaves

…-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon xylitol 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1/3 cup water Olive oil spray 8 egg whites or 1 cup Egg Beaters or other egg white product 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons grated gingerroot or 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 cups cabbage, finely shredded 1 large carrot, shredded 6 green…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Emerald Dip

…veggies and you, your friends, and your waistline will thank you. Emerald Dip Makes 3 cups 1 10-ounce package frozen 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…

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Chicken Marsala: A Healthier Twist on this Restaurant Favorite

…breasts (1 pound total) ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt or salt substitute ¼ cup whole grain wheat flour 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup Marsala wine ½ cup low sodium chicken broth ½ lemon, juiced or ¼ cup lemon juice 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 teaspoons whole grain wheat flour…

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Sicilian Chicken Marsala

…total) * ¼ teaspoon pepper * ¼ teaspoon salt or salt substitute * ¼ cup whole grain wheat flour * 1 tablespoon olive oil * ½ cup Marsala wine * ½ cup low sodium chicken broth * ½ lemon, juiced or ¼ cup lemon juice * 1 cup sliced mushrooms * 1 tablespoon chopped parsley * 2 teaspoons whole grain…

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Healthy Diet Plan: Proper Serving Sizes

…Cooked Pasta, Rice, and Beans: * ½ cup = half a baseball Proper Serving Sizes for Vegetables: * Raw, 1 cup = a baseball * Cooked, ½ cup = half a baseball Proper Serving Sizes for Fruit: * A medium-sized piece = a tennis ball Proper Serving Sizes for Dried Fruit: * ¼ cup = a golf ball Other Tips for Sticking…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Mandarin Salad

…servings (8 cups) 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon xylitol 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 4 cups fresh spinach, rinsed and drained 2 cups lettuce (preferably romaine) ½ cup celery, chopped 2 green onions, with green tops, sliced 1 cup (or one…

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Snack Your Way to Thin

…top the list when it comes to health benefits. When hunger strikes, eat ¼ cup of these raw or dry roasted, unsalted nuts. You’ll fill up and get plenty of heart-healthy magnesium and vitamin E to boot! * Edamame. Just ½ cup of these little soybeans provides 8 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Tapas Trio

…Reversing Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe for Tapas Trio Serves 4 1 cup mushrooms 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar or lemon juice ¼ teaspoon salt substitute ½ clove garlic, peeled and minced ¼ cup green olives ¼ cup ripe olives (preferably kalamata) 1 (4-ounce) tin sardines in…

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Health Benefits of Coffee: Prevent Skin Cancer

…consumption. What they found is that the health benefits of drinking three or more cups a day lowered skin cancer risk in women by 20 percent and lowered men’s risk by 9 percent, as compared to those who drank less than one cup of coffee a month; thereby demonstrating that one of the benefits of coffee is…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Cream of Broccoli Soup

…garlic, peeled and minced * ½ teaspoon curry powder * 4 cups broccoli florets, coarsely chopped (or 1 16-ounce package frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained) * 1½ cups low-sodium chicken broth * 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese * 1 cup evaporated skim milk * ½ teaspoon salt substitute * ¼ teaspoon…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Luscious Layered Salad

…-friendly recipes for diabetes I’ll be sharing with you in this blog. Luscious Layered Salad (Serves 6) * 6 cups romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped * 1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas, thawed * â?? cup low-fat mayonnaise * ½ teaspoon low-sodium seasoned salt or salt substitute * 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced…

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Diabetic Recipes for Dinner: Hot and Sour Soup

…Serves 5 8 dried shitake mushrooms 3 ½ cups low-sodium vegetable broth 4 ounces button mushrooms, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 4 ounces extra firm tofu, cut into 1-inch matchsticks ½ cup canned bamboo shoots, drained and cut into 1-inch matchsticks ¼ cup carrots, cut into 1-inch matchsticks 3 tablespoons…

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Diabetic Recipes for Dinner: Stuffed Peppers Provencale

…, coarsely chopped 1 cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon freshly chopped basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil ¼ teaspoon salt or salt substitute ? teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Bring six cups of water to a boil in…

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7 Baking Soda Health Benefits

…nutritional and immune support protocol for patients who are dealing with cancer. At the clinic, we use 12 g (2 rounded teaspoons) of baking soda mixed in 2 cups water, along with a low-cal sweetener of your choice. (It’s quite salty tasting.) Sip this mixture over the course of an hour or two and repeat for…

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Healthy Diet Plan: Recipe for Raspberry-Lemon Delight

…stevia, making it the perfect dessert or treat for your healthy diet plan. Recipe for Raspberry-Lemon Delight Serves 1 Ingredients ¼ cup part-skim ricotta cheese ¼ cup raspberries 1 teaspoon lemon juice ¼ teaspoon grated lemon peel 1 drop vanilla extract 4 drops of stevia to taste Directions Mix the…

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Solutions for 3 Common Digestive Problems

…after meals is a traditional Ayurvedic therapy for gas and indigestion. Another option is to make fennel tea by steeping 1–2 teaspoons of seeds per cup of boiling water. You can find fennel seeds in the spice aisle in grocery stores. Natural Remedies for Constipation Many people rely on laxatives for…

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