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

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Carbs

Reserchers say that if you avoid carbs just 2 days per week you cn increase your ability to burn fat.

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SNACK ON SUNFLOWER SEEDS

They have magnesium which lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. They provide enegry and are anti-inflammatory which will help with arthritis. They are also good to relieve anxiety and help the nerves. They are rich in good oils for the body and are polyunsaturated. Filling too. Get a bag a...

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Lessen the Blood Sugar SPIKE~~~

I am someone that will experiment with my food to find what is best for my type 2 diabetes. I found a couple tips that have worked well with me.

1st... I cook my potatoes, pasta and rice like normal... but then I let them cool down to cold. For my potato salad I was always in ah that my num...

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Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter is a rich source of B vitamins. If you find yourself dipping into the jar often, it might be because you're under stress and your ordinary B intake has become insufficient, Take a B-complex supplement to squash the cravings.

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Peanut Butter

Measure out yor peanut butter with plastic spoon and place in a microwavealbe dish, melt the peanut putter then you can use it as a dip for your veggies or fruit !

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Vinegar May Make You Feel Fuller

There are many different types of vinegar: white distilled vinegar, apple vinegar, cider, red wine vinegar, balsamic, rice, rice wine, raspberry, pineapple, and maybe other flavors. Adding a little vinegar to your diet may help you feel full longer! Diabetics who consume vinegar at bedtime may expe...

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Cucumber & How To Reduce Gas

Cucumber juice is a diuretic, helps in the dissolution of kidney stones.It can help counter uric acids that are causing inflammation in joints,also very soothing for the treatment of gastric & duodenal ulcers. Cuc's are over 90% water, and the skin contains vitamin A, it help prevent dehydration. Th...

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Rye Bread Stuffing~A Better Grain Stuffing for diabetics

1 (1-lb) unsliced loaf rye bread, cut into 1-inch chunks
1 stick unsalted butter, divided
3 cups chopped celery
2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled and chopped
1 medium onion, finely chopped
5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 cups chicken stock or reduced sodium chicken broth
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Whole Wheat Bread

Most kinds of whole wheat bread affect your blood sugar just like white bread, so if you are concerned about your blood glucose levels try Rye & pumpernickel breads as they are lower glycemic. No matter what kind of bread, your blood glucose levels will rise.

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Alway eat a protein with a carb.

While it is the most helpful thing to know about eating with diabetes, I am surprised how many people don't know this "secret." ALWAYS combine a carb with a protein at every meal or snack.

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