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Tips and ideas to eat well, exercise and live healthy while managing diabetes.

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Tumeric, Curry Powder Promotes proper metabolism

Adds in digestion and helps prevent gas. Promotes proper metabolism in the body, correcting both excesses and deficiencies and may even help memory. Spikle some on your poultry and meats Curry also reduces inflamation of the joints and may improve memory. Spinkle a dash or two a day on your food...

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Dark Chocolate lowers Blood Pressure

Hooray for dark chocolate! Eating about 30 calories a day of dark chocolate that's about half an ounce was shown to help lower blood pressure without weight gain or other adverse effects, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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Diabetics Lower Blood Pressure...omit salt

Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below

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A Bedtime Snack prevents overnight blood sugar spike

Fruits are carbohydrates, when eaten alone, can sometimes elevate blood sugar levels. Protein acts as a blood sugar stabilizer by balancing the carbohydrates so always have a carb and a protein together and try to have a low cal snack before bedtime so there is no overnight spike. Ideas below. Yog...

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Popeye must have been diabetic...EAT YOUR SPINACH!!!

1 cup of spinach has your daily value of magnesium, a mineral that can help regulate blood sugar levels. Many diabetic's have low magnesium levels. loaded with calcium, folic acid and Vitamin C

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Eat More Often, lose weight, stablize your blood sugar

It trains your stomach to eat smaller and to be satisfied. More frequent meals increase your metabolism AND DECREASE YOU APPETITE. As you eat more often your blood sugar stabilizes and you don't don't go into the craving mode. Try these small meal ideas, you'll see the difference. Would appeciate y...

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Christmas Cookies "Diabetic Style"

Yesterday, I made 5 different Batches of Cookies. (eg, pressed cookies, sugar cut outs,) I used Olivio intead of butter, split the sugars=half splenda brown sugar and half regular brown sugar, White Whole Wheat Pastry Flour instead of All Purpose Flour.
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BACTERIA, DRY MOUTH AND DIABETES

Dry Mouth ... Saliva helps control the growth of germs and dry mouth dryness means that a person doesnt have enough saliva Many kinds of bacteria thrive on sugars, including glucose which is the sugar linked to diabetes. When diabetes is poorly controlled, high glucose levels in mouth fluids may h...

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Why Put 4 WALNUTS into your diet?

4 Walnuts per day can cut your risk of a heart attack or having a stroke in half. They are shown to lower cholesterol. The omega 3's actually help blood flow to your arteries. Walnuts may even help cancer cells from replicating. May actually help in maintaining weight!!!!

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MUSHROOMS, 0 CALORIES, 0 Fat

Mushrooms themselves provide you with lean proteins as they have zero cholesterol, fats and very low carbohydrates. contain natural insulin and enzymes which help breaking down of sugar or starch of the food. They contain Vitamin D, calcium, Iron and potassium.

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