Making Carbs Count pseudograins

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Pseudograins are seeds and grasses that commonly (but mistakenly)

get categorized as grains. Here we look at a few of them.

PSEUDOGRAINS

MAKING CARBS COUNT

Most of us would

think these

ingredients were

simply another

cereal grain, but

in fact while they are similar in appearance

and are used in a similar way, there are

some significant and helpful aspects to

pseudograins.

Marni Wasserman, writing for foodie

website Chatelaine, explains, "These

'superfood' seeds are known to be

extremely high in protein, fibre and are

low-glycaemic carbohydrates. They are

also bursting with vitamins and minerals

like calcium, iron and magnesium. They

are all gluten-free and easy to digest,

absorb and assimilate. These are some

pseudo grains you could add to your diet.

As you will see these grain-like seeds are

extremely versatile, offering an array of

diverse nutrition. Many of them may be

new to your pantry, but I encourage you

to give one or all of them a try!"

Amaranth: The seed of a plant from

Central America. It has a nutty flavour and

combines well with other grains. Health

benefits: Higher in protein than many

other grains, it's also high in the essential

amino acid lysine, often hard to find in

plant-based foods. Amaranth is a good

source of calcium and iron, important

for bone health as well as being high in

potassium, phosphorous and Vitamins

A, E and C. Finally, it's also filled with

essential oils that help lower hypertension,

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  3. Sue Marshall, The Grumpy Pumper, Desang Diabetes Magazine, hypos, DRWF, Diabetes UK, CGM, the full s
  4. DRWF, diabetes news, Adocia insulin, Type 2 diabetes
  5. Sanofi diabetes care, diabetes highs and lows
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  7. Diabetes Risk Score, Professor Khunti, Leicester Diabetes Centre
  8. diabetes kit
  9. Medtronic diabetes insulin pump, Medtronic Minimed 640G, and Medtronic Enlite CGM,
  10. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes diet
  11. diabetic diet, carbs and cals, Chris Cheyette and Yello Baliola
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  13. National Institute of Medical Herbalists
  14. my diabetes kit, the grumpy pumper
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  16. my diabetes kit, the grumpy pumper, insulin pump, Animas Vibe, Dexcom
  17. Ascensia Contour Diabetes blood test meters
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  22. Sue Marshall, closed loop insulin pump, artificial pancreas, CGM
  23. artificial insulin pump, bionic bi-hormonal pump
  24. artificial insulin pump, Medtronic 640g insulin pump
  25. Bionic pancreas Edward Damiano, Steven Russell, Firas El-Khatib, Boston University
  26. Agamatrix Wavesense Jazz Wireless, blood test meter and app
  27. artificial insulin pump, bionic pancreas, CGM, type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes
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  29. Medtronic diabetes insulin pump, Medtronic Minimed 640G, and Medtronic Enlite CGM,
  30. Chris Chapman GlucoRx, type 2 diabetes, blood test meters
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