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Sugar Snap Peas
Pass the peas please: Though peas contain carbohydrate, their high fiber and protein content slow digestion. This results in moderating blood glucose levels.They rate low on the glycemic index scale, which is a ranking of how carbohydrates affect blood sugar. You list irritable bowel syndrome as a condition. Peas are a soluble fiber, which promotes gentle regularity necessary for people with IBS. Hope this helps. Best. ...Read more
My husband ate 3pork chops 2patatos 1can of peas &1can of corn. He is 25yr old 6'2 and 210lbs had a blood sugar of 147 does that mean he is a diabetic?
Plenty of benefit!: Check out http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/benefits-sugar-snap-peas-6013.html & http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2516/2 for info on nutritional benefit of eating snap peas. Recommendation is to make variety of deeply darkly or brightly colored fruits & vegetables a regular part of your day. Plenty of data demonstrating benefit of vegetarian/vegan diet. ...Read more
On a diet with lots of veg like carrots, lettuce, snap peas, and a bit of corn, with 2 tbsp of hummus do you think this will help me lose weight?
Yes but add protein: Eating mostly veggies is a great way to lost weight but it's important to get adequate protein. 2 tbsp of hummus has no more than 2 grams of protein. Most people need 30-50 grams of protein a day. Consider other beans/nuts/seeds, much more hummus or adding a protein powder such as hemp seed, rice, pea or whey protein powder. See http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht for excellent advice re: a healthy diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am pregnant. I ate snap peas in a cooked dish. Are they dangerous during pregnancy or is it just the sprouts that shpuld be avoided?
Diet properly: Educating yourself to the proper diet and exercise regimen is the best way to control your blood sugar (diabetes). Carbohydrates and concentrated sweets should be avoided if diabetic. Getting to know your body, the signs and symptoms of high and low sugars, and being compliant with your docotrs advice/rx's/testing and visits will help you stay well. God bless. ...Read more
Try low glycemic: As a rule you want to eat many fruits and vegetables a day, with natural sugars. What you want to avoid is processed sugars in soda, candy, and many snack foods in boxes. Avoid Corn Syrup. I like the 90/10 rule that nutritionists use, goal 90% of diet healthy, and live a little, don't worry about the other 10%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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