Pass The Spinach
should you care about your
sugar? Unless you are
diabetic, chances are you
haven’t given a moment’s thought to your
sugar before now – and
maybe you should. So let me ask:
you find yourself getting sluggish or tired at 3:00pm every afternoon?
you reach for cookies, sweets, or chocolate for a shot of energy?
Ever find yourself hungry late at night and – and on your way to the
Have you made earnest attempts to lose weight with little or no success?
Ever notice your vision or your memory slipping in recent years?
psychological pressures (such as unmet needs, frustration on the job or invasion
of personal barriers) drive them into over-eating or bingeing sometimes followed
by bulimia or anorexia. This is not unusual but should be recognized and dealt
with. This is a
sugar issue and
corrections are easy to take.
Glycemic Index vegetables
are high in nutrition and low in
glycemic index count…
if you chose (2) of these veggies for every dinner you make, your
sugar would begin to level
and your pancreas will be given a break!
Glycemic Index Vegetables
--- all <20. Others <50 (Corn,
Asparagus, bean sprouts, beet greens, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, celery,
cucumber, endive lettuce, mustard greens, radishes, spinach, swiss chard, and
wasn’t difficult for me once I was warned about a
sugar count, to merely
realize that a dinner with (2) of these vegetables and skinless chicken, fish or
lean meat would bring my
count back to normal and thus avoiding the first signs of
diabetes. Was this worth
it? Oh, you bet.
to those (2) veggies for every meal, whole grain breads, low fat milk and yogurt
with fresh berries for dessert. Your weight will drop without trying, your
energy will come back, and your
sugar will return to
Esther Smith, author
adjusted her own lifestyle for the sake of healthy blood sugar, and so should
you. For more information on glycemic index go to: