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CANADIAN BACON

Canadian Bacon is low in carbs, low in fat and has protein. About 33 calories a slice and Oscar Mayer has it packed into two cello bags, I freeze one. About $3.00 for the package and great instead of Bacon or ham.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/24/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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Athens Mini Fillo Shells, Great desert or Appetizer

Athens Mini Fillo Shells
PER SERVING (2 mini shells): 25 calories, 2g fat, 25mg sodium, 4g carbs, 0g fiber, 0g sugars, 0g protein Fill with anything, already baked

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/23/2010 in Weight Loss | 0 Comments
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Curry Powder, Diabetes and More

Curry is a mixture of tumeric, coriander and cumin. Tumeric which helps IBS and colitis, ward off dementia, helps with arthritis and rheumatism Cumin helps flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea. Coriander lowers blood sugar naturally.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/23/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 1 Comment
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SALT can lead to a drop in blood sugar

Excessive salt causes a loss of potassium and can lead to a drop in blood sugar. Salt can cause High blood pressure, water retention, heartburn. The obese can easily lose five to ten pounds in a few days by cutting out the salt

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/23/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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Garlic Can Help

Garlic helps lower blood pressure, controls blood sugar increasing the release of insulin in diabetics, and blood cholesterol

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/23/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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String Beans prevent blood sugar from rising too rapidly

High fiber contained in beans prevents blood sugar levels form rising too rapidly after a meal. A good choice for individuals with diabetes, insulin resistance, or
hypoglycemia. About 44 calories per cup.Green beans can lower Blood Pressure and help cholesterol.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/23/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 5 Comments
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Spice it up with Cayenne Pepper

Slows the release of blood sugar, aids in digestion, benefits the heart by reducing cholesterol, boosts metabolism and helps the body to burn off more fat.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/23/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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KASHI Southwestern Style Chicken

Only 240 Calories, 3 sugars and 32 total carbs this is a great meal. 16 Grams of Protein and 6grams of fiber. Diabetic exchange list is 2 carbs and 2 very lean meats

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/22/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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Watermelon

Watermelon can hydrate us, is a good source of Vitamins A, C, B. Watermelon is about 90% water on the higher end of High Glycemic foods. Diabetics should eat in moderation, about 1 cup and don't eat on an empty stomach and check your blood sugar.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/22/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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Slower acting Carbs Maintain Blood Glucose Levels

Dried beans, peas, nuts and seeds, oatmeal, sweet corn, barley, dreamfield's Pasta, orages, pears, plums, cherries, apples, oives and grapes, avocados, bananas, broccoli, sweet potatoes, salad greens, 1 square of dark chocolate brown rice are all slower acting carbs

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/22/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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