Tag Archives for " blood sugar control "

Red Kabocha Squash
Oct 28

Winter Squash

Nutrition

In the past few weeks since developing new recipes using winter squash, I’ve heard tons of myths from a lot of people about this really healthy vegetable, but the saddest statement was, “I’ve never tried squash.” Please Note: We are a 503(c)(3) educational charity and subsist on donations and affiliate programs. We sell nothing except […]

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Taste of India Pickles
Jul 29

The Healthiest Pickle On Planet Earth

Recipes

The acetic acid in pickles is hypoglycemic (lowers blood sugar), but with these added spices, they are very, very hypoglycemic, and eating one with a meal will ensure your blood sugar does not spike afterwards. Additionally, the spices are anti-inflammatory antioxidants. As for the taste, well, you’ve never tasted a pickle this good. I call […]

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Chocolate
May 08

Chocolate — Would you believe it’s health food?

Nutrition

The first documented reference to chocolate goes back more than ten thousand years before the birth of Jesus. In Central America, it seems most of the cultures there made a bitter drink from chocolate. In fact, the Aztecs called the drink, literally, bitter water. Please Note: We are a 503(c)(3) educational charity and subsist on […]

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Mangosteen fruit opened.
Mar 04

Mangosteen Pericarp

Nutrition

Not long ago the mangosteen was a fad food. I don’t eat fad foods. The hullabaloo has died down and we went looking to find out what it was all about. It is truly a powerhouse of nutrition and perfect for this age of metabolic syndrome.

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Jan 26

Fenugreek

Nutrition

Fenugreek is one of the oldest medicinal herbs around. It was used by the ancient Egyptians as early as the 16th century BCE, and then later in ancient Greece, though mainly as a spice; a spice that just happens to help digestive disorders.

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