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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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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 c...

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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 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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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 h...

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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.

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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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Water helps you lose weight..oh yes... it does!

Incredible as it may seem, water is quite possibly the single most important catalyst in losing weight and keeping it off. Although most of us take for granted, water may be the only true "magic potion" for permanent weight loss. The body will not function properly without enough water and can't met...

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Red Potatoes have less starch than white

Red Potatoes are usually creamier and have less starch then white potatoes. Red also has more nutrition, vitamin C and potassium and lots of fiber.
One medium potato contains only 110 calories and is 99 percent fat free! Add yogurt instead of sour cream or butter

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