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Control Your Blood Sugar


Posted by AregM

Here are basic tips to help you control blood sugar: • Prepare lean protein with every meal - protein helps slow the absorption of carbohydrate: Eat lean red meat, skinless turkey & chicken, egg whites, seafood, legumes or tofu. • Choose ‘blood sugar friendly' carbs: barley, beans, bran cereal, brown rice, bulgur, lentils, skim milk, oatmeal, peas, pumpernickel bread, quinoa, rye bread, sourdough bread, sweet potatoes, whole-grain crackers. • Make your morning cereal old fashioned oats or a high fiber cereal with six grams of sugar or less. • Cook your pasta al dente: The more pasta cooks, the more starch breaks down, making it easier & quicker to digest (thus, raising blood sugar faster). ....Continued on http://health.yahoo.com/better-in-2007/spring-nutrition-guide/sng3/729/control-your-blood-sugar;_ylt=AnreYDKm9Puy2WLJvtkbv9iz5xcB
 
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