Full of antioxidants, fiber, and vitamins, these babies are beneficial to diabetics because studies suggest that artichokes help control blood sugar in those with diabetes.They also aid in digestion. 60 calories in one medium artichoke makes artichokes good for dieters. Canned can be drizzled with Olive Oil & lemon, rolled in breadcrumbs, & parm then baked 10 minutes, or make a dip, in salads, or in a sandwich to get the nutrirnts your body needs. Try Then Steamed Fresh!
Puree with Olive oil and fresh rosemary to make an easy dip!
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ating apples and other fruits, apples can benefit for weight loss. Apples are low in calories and fat, low in sodium and contain vitamins, minerals as well as fiber. These can all help to lose weight in different ways. The low calories means we can eat lots of apples without consuming too much energy...helps flush excess water weight from the body. Another positive benefit of eating apples is the high water content of the fruit1
Low in calories Low in fat Contain fiber Good source of some vitamins, minerals and other important chemicals High water content Great for detoxifying the body
According to the Mayo Clinic, an apple or pear with the skin contains high fiber. Other high fiber sources are raspberries, strawberries, bananas, artichokes, pistachios, pecan, sunflower seeds, and almonds, lima beans, black beans and kidney beans. Oatmeal & oat bran or an Oat Bran Muffin contain soluble fiber and has fiber that binds with fatty acids to make digestion last longer. Brown Rice and Barley are also high Fiber. If a person does not eat enough fiber you might get gassy!
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