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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.
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
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
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.
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
A healthy fat high in magnesium, fiber and protein slows the absorption of glucose and prevents sugar levels from rising 49 Pistachios are about 160 calories
Planning my menu keeps me positive, learning about the benefits of eating healthy and thinking of sugar as poison keeps me focused. I keep a daily food journal with calories, carbs, fats and sugars, so I always know what promotes my weight loss. Even if I only lose 2/10th of a pound that's a victory for me and I chip away at the pounds. I weigh in every morning and log it. I eat nothing white or enriched now, no baked goods, lean meat & poultry, lots of veggies and some fruit. Down 44lbs +