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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 foods.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/20/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 1 Comment
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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).

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/20/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 1 Comment
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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

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/20/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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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. Yogurt with 1/2 banana sliced. ..or

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/20/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 1 Comment
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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

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/19/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 3 Comments
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Donate High fat, high sugar, high carb foods to a food bank

Clean out your pantry, fridge and freezer! Remove all baked goods, anything white or that says enriched, anything that contains more than 3 grams of sugar per serving. All rice, except Brown rice,all corn or beets as they turn quickly into sugar, all white sugar, brown sugar, honey, molasses, and corn syrup. No ketchup. No white pasta... Any canned soup which has lots of sodium. Make a commitment to yourself to lose weight. Dump any processed foods. Eat fresh vegetables and fruit

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/18/2010 in Getting Started | 2 Comments
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Donate High fat, high sugar, high carb foods to a food bank

Clean out your pantry, fridge and freezer! Remove all baked goods, anything white or that says enriched, anything that contains more than 3 grams of sugar per serving. All rice, except Brown rice,all corn or beets as they turn quickly into sugar, all white sugar, brown sugar, honey, molasses, and corn syrup. No ketchup. No white pasta... Any canned soup which has lots of sodium. Make a commitment to yourself to lose weight. Dump any processed foods. Eat fresh vegetables and fruit

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/18/2010 in Getting Started | 2 Comments
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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 your small meal ideas....

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/18/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 0 Comments
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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 doesn’t 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 help germs grow and set the stage for gum disease., trigger inflamation & the formation of Cytokins that make your body resistant to insulin. Use Colgate Total and see below

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/17/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 7 Comments
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Lowest Calorie Waffles

Van's Lite 97% Fat Free Waffles are only 140 calories for 2 waffles, 33 carbs, 2 sugars. Use sugar free syrup and this is a great low calorie snack. Very Filling.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/17/2010 in Weight Loss | 2 Comments
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