Black Bean Salad Recipe

Make sure to rinse and drain the beans, if you are using canned beans. Ingredients 1 (±400g) can of black beans, thoroughly rinsed, and drained (or 1½ cup of freshly cooked black beans) 1½ cups frozen corn, defrosted (or fresh corn, parboiled, drained and cooled) ½ cup chopped green onions or shallots 2 fresh jalapeno…

Grilled Lime Chicken with Black Bean Sauce Recipe

Grilled Chicken Ingredients: Juice of 4-5 limes 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½ cup+ (more to taste) chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1 tsp dried oregano leaves ½ tsp coarsely ground black pepper ½ tsp salt 750g chicken breasts fillets 1 red onion, halved then sliced into thin strips Black Bean Sauce Ingredients: 1 ±400g…

How Water Impacts Blood Sugars

Picture a glass of water. Mix in a little sugar and stir until it dissolves. Now place it outside on a hot, sunny day. As the water evaporates, the remaining water gets sweeter and sweeter. If you have diabetes, this happens to your blood when you’re dehydrated. Because your blood is 83% water, when you…

Weight Loss for Insulin Resistant People

A waist larger than 102 cm for men and larger than 88 cm for women is a major risk factor for insulin resistance. As your waist circumference increase, the prevalence of insulin resistance is also on the rise. Insulin resistance develops when your body no longer reacts to normal concentrations of insulin, and your pancreas…

Control you blood sugar to lose weight

Many popular diets rely on the idea that controlling your blood sugar level can help you lose weight. Diets based on eating foods low on the glycemic index prevent rapid spikes in your glucose levels which may help prevent obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Step 1 Eat foods low on the glycemic index. The glycemic…