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Jim Healthy’s Anti-Inflammation Punch

Here’s a refreshing holiday punch that won’t spike your blood sugar or add to your weight. As an added bonus, it contains three anti-inflammatory ingredients which relieve joint and muscle pain. This works so well that I sip on it during my workouts and find that it energizes me and speeds my recovery. Enjoy! Makes […]

The 5 Best Diabetes Supplements

I’m a big believer in “food is your best medicine.” But there are times when your health can benefit greatly from a nutritional supplement. For instance, when you’re suffering from diabetes and your overtaxed body needs all the help it can get to repair itself. With that in mind, today I’m going to share with […]

Lack of Sleep Can Cause Diabetes

Being a night owl can do more than make you yawn through morning meetings and reach for another jolt of caffeine in the afternoon. A new study published in Science Translational Medicine shows that regularly shorting yourself on sleep can put you at serious risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. Here’s how… Going to bed […]

Oat Risotto with Green Peas, Wild Mushrooms and Le...

You might dream of the Veneto with this creamy, earthy, and utterly delicious classic Italian risotto with a twist: a nutty, chewy, whole grain that isn’t rice, but works perfectly. Try it and see, and you’ll also tame those pesky menopausal symptoms while fortifying your bones.

Pineapple Chicken Kabobs

I love the scent of grilled pineapple — smoky and sweet. Its tang is perfectly balanced by the coconut chicken in this scrumptious recipe. If you have ailing joints, you will especially enjoy this healing meal, which includes the anti-inflammatory power of grass-fed chicken, shallots, garlic and ginger.

“Ease off the Pounds” Roasted Broccoli with Dried ...

Here’s a pound-shedding vegetable dish that is elegant and delicious. You’ll love the savory broccoli baked with sweet, rich cherries and crunchy walnuts. The broccoli and cherries are chock full of anti-inflammatory phytonutrients that help your body recognize leptin’s “I’m full” signal. And that makes it easier to leave the table!

Green Tea Poached Salmon with Spicy Sesame Slaw

Green tea and citrus are a perfect complement to tender omega-3 salmon, which will speed up your metabolism so you can easily shed pounds. The rich nutty flavors of the sesame, chili paste and Dijon mustard add a delicious depth to the meal. Crunchy veggies add texture to balance out the whole dish.

Try this with halibut or tuna. Add shredded broccoli stem to the slaw for some added crunch.

Green Tea Poached Halibut over Spinach

Like black tea, green tea is loaded with antioxidants that go after those rogue molecules that breakdown cartilage. I never thought of it as a culinary flavor but it almost tenderizes the halibut in this dish. To spice up this recipe add some chili flakes to your poaching liquid. You can also use salmon instead of halibut or try marinating tofu in the green tea.

Green Tea Float with Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

Try putting the zest of a lemon or orange into the frozen yogurt for a citrusy touch or use another tea like chamomile or mint.

Green Bean Salad with Red Onion, Tomato and Dill Y...

Serve this super easy salad with a scoop of tuna or chicken salad. Make a pasta salad with the same ingredients by mixing in a cup of whole wheat low-carb macaroni or penne.

Greek Pasta Bake with Chicken and Spinach

Classic Greek flavors transform into a healthy, comforting casserole with a surprising bite of olives. The creaminess of yogurt and the healing properties of spinach tingle the taste buds and the walnuts and flax seed give a satisfying crunch.

Greek Meatball Sandwich For Weight Loss

Speed up your metabolism with this quick and easy meatball sandwich. It makes a great grab-and-go lunch with tender, juicy bison infused with salty olives, sitting atop crunchy veggies and drowned in mint sauce. The grass-fed bison, garlic, vegetables and whole grains all help you feel great and shed weight.

Grapefruit Orange Ice with Fresh Mint

Dip into a cold blast of refreshing citrus . . . a diabetes-healing “chill pill”. . . the perfect thing for a special treat. Full of anti-inflammatories that help stamp out diabetes, its vitamin C helps protect hearts from diabetic complications.

Glucose-Stabilizing Oat Risotto with Green Peas Wi...

I fell in love with risotto on my first trip to my ancestral homeland, and I love this version every bit as much as my first luscious bite. But there is no refined rice to set your glucose off on a wild swing – indeed there is no rice at all. Nutty, chewy, whole-grain oats calm the blood sugar beast, enabling you to enjoy creamy risotto once more!

Glucose-Healing Sweet Potato Chiffon Pie

Light and fluffy, but with the rich honeyed tones of sweet potatoes and maple, this is a blood-sugar-balancing pie that everyone will enjoy. Whole grain crusts tend to be a bit heartier than the light flaky crusts made of refined flour, but people who eat whole grains regularly have half the rate of diabetes, so it is worth it to give these crusts a try. The sweet potatoes reduce insulin resistance as well, so dig in!

Green Tea Pomegranate Spritzer for Diabetes

Fight diabetes with this sparkling green tea. You’ll love the zesty ginger and tangy pomegranate juice; your body will love the fact that tea, ginger and pomegranate juice help lower blood sugar. They’re also high in anti-inflammatories that reduce the risk of diabetes and its complications. So fill ‘er up!