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A smart strategy to lower blood sugar ... naturally!

It's no uncommon for people with diabetes to suffer from a magnesium deficiency. In fact, a lack of magnesium can increase insulin resistance and worsen high blood sugar.

 

Go nuts over these good-for-you dishes

Sink your teeth into these delicious dishes topped with almonds, pecans, walnuts, or pistachios. These wholesome treats maintain blood sugar levels thanks to their protein and fiber content and healthy nutrients, say experts. Pair them with other savory foods that battle diabetes, and you’ve got several mouthwatering combos.

Cool down diabetes with chili peppers

The Kitchen Table BookSpicing your life up with hot chili peppers, cayenne, and other capsaicin-containing seasonings can help turn the tables on diabetes. There’s new evidence showing capsaicin makes your cells more sensitive to insulin and improves the balance between blood sugar and insulin in your body.

Squash Pain with This Delicious Ancient Wonder

“Why do you build me up, butternut baby, when I feel run-down ...” Maybe that’s not exactly how the song goes, but butternut squash can help build up your health because it’s chock full of powerful nutrients.

Eggs — the latest wonder food?

Do you have a love/hate relationship with eggs? You love to eat them, but hate that they’re loaded with cholesterol. But there’s good news. Research now shows they can help raise “good” HDL cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, plus keep your eyesight sharp, and build up weak bones.