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Crispy tomato bruschetta

Posted on July 30, 2017 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)



This tasty oil-free tomato bruschetta fixes up quickly when company surprises you or when you just want a fast bite to eat. Tomatoes are rich in fiber and cancer-fighting antioxidants, and garlic is loaded with anti-bacterial and anti-viral compounds. Bring to any party -- it's a crowd-pleaser for sure.

1 multi-grain Ciabatta bread or baguette, diagonally slice...

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Chocolate chip, chickpea blondies

Posted on June 25, 2017 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Processing the chickpeas until they’re not yet smooth, gives an almost crunchy and definitely crumbly texture to these sweet treats. Using chickpeas instead of flour brings blood sugar down because beans give more fiber to the mixture than flour does. Beans are low-calorie and low-fat, a recipe for weight loss. Sprinkling chopped walnuts on top before baking gives more of crunch and magnifies the ta...

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New study: Broccoli lowers blood sugar

Posted on June 24, 2017 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)



Can eating broccoli give you better blood sugar numbers? Indeed it can!


A new study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine reports that the naturally occurring compound, sulforaphane, lowers blood sugar. 


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Eat plants for weight loss and to erase diabetes

Posted on June 17, 2017 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)



Once again, researchers show that folks who eat a plant-based diet lose more weight and lower their blood sugar numbers more than -- in fact twice as much -- as those who eat the conventional diabetes diet.  There are several well-conducted studies (read
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Save-the-chickens chicken salad

Posted on May 29, 2017 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)


This colorful, somewhat crunchy chicken-less salad is perfect for sandwiches or on top of a green salad. With the use of a mini-food processor, you can whip this entire dish up in 10 minutes. 100% plant based. This dish is high in fiber and has no added fat. A perfect combination to lower blood sugar.


1 15 oz can chick peas, drain...

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Mediterranean diet isn't what you think (Part 2)

Posted on May 28, 2017 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Part one of this article talks about how we have changed the menu of the Mediterranean diet from what it was in Crete in the 1960s. We have exaggerated the suggested quantities of oil, fish, and wine, yet still call it hea...

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Toasted Almond, Mandarin, and Pomegranate Salad

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)


2/3 c toasted slivered almonds
Seeds from 1 large pomegranate
1/4 c seedless raspberry jam 1/4 apple cider vinegar
1/4 tsp black pepper
1-2 cans manadarin oranges with juice
Avocado cubed (optional)
Leafy greens of your choice

Combine first 6 or 7 ingredients and toss lightly with lett...
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Mediterranean diet isn't what you think (Part 1)

Posted on March 11, 2017 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (1)



Some Americans believe that if we eat fish and vegetables, and guzzle down wine and olive oil, we will live forever -- or at least longer than our American-diet-eating counterparts. Nothing could be further from the truth.


In the early 1960s, researchers realized that Cretans (the people living in Crete, an island in the eastern Mediterranean Sea) live...

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Can your microbiota defend you against diabetes?

Posted on February 25, 2017 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)



The tens of trillions of bacteria that live in your digestive tract, also known as your microbiota or gut bacteria, can make it or break it for you as far as your health is concerned. The microbiota (pronounced mi-kro-bi-O-ta) does many things, including combating disease-producing bacteria, making vitamins B and K (essential for making energy and blood clotting, respectively), and digesting food substances that...

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Can't get to the gym today? Exercise at home

Posted on February 9, 2017 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Couldn't make it to the gym today? No worries. GlucoZone has you covered.


Join GlucoZone for their fun and informative Diabetes Exercise Class. As GlucoZone progresses through the workout, the instructor, a PWD (person with diabetes) himself, breaks to ...

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Academy approves plant-based diets; they lower glucose

Posted on January 31, 2017 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)



In a December 2016 position paper, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics updated their stand on plant-based diets. Thier message remains clear that pl...

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Brooklyn Borough President reverses diabetes

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)




Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams, erased diabetes. When he paid a visit to his doctor because of stomach pain, his doctor discoverd something. Mr. Adams's hemoglobin A1c was 17, three times what it should be. Mr. Adams had type 2 diabetes, and a pretty bad case of it, to boot.


Mr. Adams sprung into action. He change...
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Open a bank account for weight loss and lower A1c

Posted on December 28, 2016 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)



Your bank teller can help you to lose weight. No joke.


One experiment found that smokers were able to stop smoking by opening a bank account. The smokers got a bank account in which they put their money for 6 months, after which they took a urine test. If they...

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Yuletide Egg Nog

Posted on December 4, 2016 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)




Oat milk in this recipe is a great way to sweeten the holiday. It is naturally sweeter than other unsweetened alternative milks. This egg nog treat is not low calorie, but it is plant-based. It's a big improvement over recipes that contain cream and eggs.

Makes 2 servings

  • 1 cup oat milk
  • 1/4 cup cashew or almond butter
  • 3 t...

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How beans, hummus help to get rid of Type 2 diabetes

Posted on November 22, 2016 at 4:25 AM Comments comments (1)



Blood sugar numbers are high when sugar piles up outside the cells and can’t get inside.


In a person who does not have diabetes, the sugar moves into the cells through glucose doors. Once the sugar gets into the cell, it bounces around a bit before it can be used to make energy.


In Type 2 diabetes though, the sugar can’t move into to cell because there’s no room...

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Aspirin to protect heart in diabetes useless and harmful

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)



study published in the American Heart Association's November 2016 journal Circulation showed that taking low-dose (81 mg/day) aspirin does not prevent cardiovascular events in Japanese people with Type 2 diabetes who do not have heart disease. Not only did these p...
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Why is having high blood sugar so damaging?

Posted on November 12, 2016 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)



How many times have you been told that high blood sugar causes damage to the eyes, feet, and kidneys? But, has anyone told you how it happens?


Sugar crystals in the bloodstream are like shards of glass floating in the blood vessels of your precious organs. The razor sharp edges of the sugar crystals rub gently against the blood vessel walls as they pass through. One pass doesn't cause much damage, ...

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How not to die from diabetes

Posted on October 8, 2016 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)



There's nothing as succinct that tells the evidence-based story of how food can put an end to Type 2 diabetes. Click on the photo to watch his 3-minute video.

Michael Greger, MD, spends his time scouring nutrition research looking for practical information on diet and health...
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Fat from meats, eggs worsens Type 2 diabetes

Posted on October 2, 2016 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (1)



New research presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 52nd Annual meeting last week in Munich, Germany showed that the fat that is in animal-based foods, like meats (i.e. beef, chicken, fish, etc.) and eggs raises the risk for Type 2 diabetes. 


The study results showed that those who ate the most fats increased their risk for diabetes by 26% when compar...

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Protein, fat raise blood sugar far longer than carbs do

Posted on September 5, 2016 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)


"They" say that carbs raise blood sugar and that fats and proteins don't. This study proves that "they" are wrong.

In a 2013
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