Diabetic Recipe Index
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Food Tips of the Week
In planning a meal plan, the important thing is to try to cut down your ingestion of fat, salt and refined carbohydrates.
Some reduced carb diet tips:
* Use soy flour or soy baking mix.
When you have to use flour for baking, repalce it with soy flour or a soya baking mix such as Atkins baking mix. In most situtations, you may change your favorite recipes that use standard wheat flour to use these.
* Replace sugar with splenda.
Most recipes that require sugar can be changed to make use of splenda instead. It has a different density so you will have to expirement with it and it may not work for every recipe, but it gives very good results once you get the measurements right.
(includes watermelon, red bell peppers and rosehip)
The chemical lypcopene is a non-synthetic coloring agent and part of the same family of phytochemicals as carotene. This chemical is the reason for the deep red color of many fruit, vegetables and pulses.
Intrestingly, unlike many other healthy agents, lycopene is not damaged during the cooking process, but is actually strengthened by going through the cooking process.
Lycoprene's key value is that it is an antioxidant and is believed to help to lower the probabilty of cancer.
This useful phytochemical is the most effective quencher of singlet oxygen, which is correlated with aging of the skin. It is also thought by nutritionalists to slow down the development of atherosclerosis.