Making Carbs Count pseudograins

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MAKING CARBS COUNT

Recipe overleaf

Nutritional content of

certain pseudograins

cholesterol and blood pressure.

Buckwheat: A fruit seed related

to rhubarb and sorrel, buckwheat is a

suitable grain substitute for people who

are sensitive to wheat or other grains that

contain protein glutens. Health benefits:

Rich in flavonoids and phytonutrients,

both of which protect against disease

by extending the action of vitamin C,

while acting as antioxidants. Buckwheat

is a great source of protein, manganese

and vitamins B and E and helps to

balance and lower cholesterol levels while

also protecting against heart disease.

Buckwheat is also claimed to have moodenhancing and mental clarity properties.

Quinoa: an amino acid-rich (protein)

seed that has a fluffy, creamy, slightly

crunchy texture and a somewhat nutty

flavor when cooked. Most commonly

considered a grain, quinoa is actually

a relative of leafy green vegetables

like spinach and Swiss chard. Health

benefits: It is a complete protein,

providing all essential amino acids. It's

also high in fibre, calcium and iron.

Teff: While still growing in the fields,

teff appears purple, grey, red or yellowishbrown.

Seeds range from dark-reddishbrown

to yellowish-brown to ivory. Health

benefits: Teff leads all the grains-by a

wide margin-in its calcium content, with

a cup of cooked teff offering 123 mg. It's

an excellent source of vitamin C, a nutrient

not commonly found in grains. Teff is

also high in resistant starch, a type of

dietary fibre that can benefit blood-sugar

management, weight control and colon

health.

Wild rice: Wild rice is really an aquatic

seed found mostly in the freshwater

lakes of Canada, Michigan, Wisconsin

and Minnesota. Cooked wild rice has a

rich, nutty flavor, sometimes described

as a smoky flavor, and a texture that is

satisfyingly chewy. It can be as long as

one-inch and the colours can vary from

medium-brown to nearly pure black.

Health benefits: It is a source of lysine

(an essential protein) and B vitamins,

has almost twice the protein content of

venerable brown rice and almost six times

the amount of folic acid as brown rice.

www.chatelaine.com

GREAT PRETENTERS. Pseudograins black, red and white

quinoa (left) and buckwheat (above).

Index

  1. Page 0001
  2. Abbott Freestyle Libre, Flash Glucose Monitoring, blood testing without lancets
  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
  6. Page 0006
  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
  12. Page 0012
  13. National Institute of Medical Herbalists
  14. my diabetes kit, the grumpy pumper
  15. my diabetes kit, the grumpy pumper
  16. my diabetes kit, the grumpy pumper, insulin pump, Animas Vibe, Dexcom
  17. Ascensia Contour Diabetes blood test meters
  18. my diabetes kit, the grumpy pumper, insulin pump, Animas Vibe, Dexcom
  19. Page 0019
  20. Page 0020
  21. Page 0021
  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
  28. Page 0028
  29. Medtronic diabetes insulin pump, Medtronic Minimed 640G, and Medtronic Enlite CGM,
  30. Chris Chapman GlucoRx, type 2 diabetes, blood test meters
  31. Chris Chapman GlucoRx,
  32. Making Carbs Count pseudograins
  33. Making Carbs Count pseudograins
  34. Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump
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