This activity is for people who have type 2 diabetes or those who care for them, as well as others who want to learn more about insulin therapy. The goal is to help you have better discussions with your provider about whether insulin may be an option for you.
You will learn:
How insulin works
About different types of insulin
What providers think about when they suggest insulin
icing sugar, toffee sauce and ice cream, to serve, if you like
Put the butter in a 1-litre baking dish and microwave on High for 30 secs-1 min until melted. Add 1½ bananas, mash into the melted butter, then add the sugar, flour, cinnamon, eggs and milk. Mix together well.
Slice the remaining banana over the top, then return to the microwave and cook on High for 8 mins until cooked through and risen. Serve warm, dusted with icing sugar, if you like, with a drizzle of toffee sauce and a scoop of ice cream
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According to Science Daily the average life expectancy will exceed 90 years in few countries by 2030. Isn’t that amazing? What we can do to live longer lives in good health? A LOT!!! Check your health and prepare a good plan for your long, long future ahead!
The way we are preparing our food is very important. Of course it’s much easier and quicker to get high quality Natural Health Supplements, which we can offer in great prices.. but if you feel in mood to prepare your food yourself, here are some tips for you.
High blood pressure or hypertension can increase the likelihood of health complications such as heart attack, heart disease, atherosclerosis, stroke and congestive heart failure, among others. Hypertension often goes unnoticed and can cause damage to the heart and blood vessels.
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These are a great way to get extra fruits into your kids and they’re fun and easy to make.
The first step is to blend your fruit. To make one pan, you will need about 5 cups of fruit. It can be any kind of fruit combinations. e.g. peaches and strawberries, blueberries, strawberries and raspberries etc. Blend until very smooth.
Pour your mixture into a fine mesh strainer, and stir until it has all moved through.
This next step is the most important! Pour your fruit mixture onto a baking sheet. Using a silpat, or silicone mat will give you the best success. You can also try using wax paper, freezer paper, or parchment paper, but none of these will give you the same quality as using a silicone mat.
The key is spreading it very thick and even. The edges always get done the fastest, and can become thin and brittle, so spread the mixture thick on the edges. The more even you can get your mixture, the better it will turn out. I leave mine at least 1/4 inch thick in all spots. Once it is smooth and thick all over, you pop it in your preheated oven at 200 degrees F / 93° C. It will bake for 4-6 hours depending on how thick you spread it, and how hot your oven cooks.
Once it has dried and isn’t thick and sticky in the middle, it is done! You can then peel it, and cut it into strips!
(Found on: http://www.superhealthykids.com/homemade-fruit-roll-ups/)
A great alternative to plain water and kids will love it! Enjoy this instead of sugary juices, which spike your blood sugar; the electrolytes found naturally in watermelon will restore your energy while the mint perks you up.
1 1/2 CupsWatermelondeseeded
4 SprigsFresh Mint
1 Fresh Lime Juice
2 CupsChilled Sparkling Water
1 CupIce (Optional)
Place the watermelon and the mint in a blender and blend on high until uniformly combined, about 30 to 60 seconds. Add the lime juice and stir to incorporate.
Pour the sparkling water into a pitcher and add ice, if using. Stir in watermelon mixture and mix to combine. Serve immediately
Best enjoyed when fresh, but you can store the melon mixture in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days; when ready to use, simply add sparkling water and enjoy.
(Found on: http://drhyman.com/blog/2015/07/03/healing-meals-sparkling-watermelon)
A great alternative to sugary shop-bought ice pops! And they have added protein and fibre with the chia seeds.. A delicious, refreshing and nutritious treat for all the family.
3 cups mango, chopped (about 2 large mangos)
10 ounces coconut water
1 1/2 tablespoons chia seeds
Place mango and coconut water into blender and blend until smooth. Stir in chia seeds. Pour mixture into ice pop moulds and place a wooden stick into each. Freeze until frozen, at least 6 hours. Enjoy!
(Found on: http://jellytoastblog.com/mango-chia-popsicles#_a5y_p=2158082)
An all round family pleasing sweet treat that’s actually packed with nutrition. If you keep the main ingredient secret, almost no one will guess that it’s avocados that give this mousse a fantastically creamy texture. Kids and adults alike will devour this and ask for more, not realising there’s actually green goodness in it. . . and plenty of healthy fat to keep the body energised and metabolism fired up. A definite winner in my book!
2 ripe avocados
1/4 cup coconut nectar / I use organic honey
1/2 cup unsweetened carob or raw cacao powder
1-2 tablespoons coconut oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
a pinch of sea salt
optional shredded coconut for garnish
Blend all ingredients together in a food processor (a blender can work too, you may just need to scrape the sides down more often) until creamy. You can start with one tablespoon of coconut oil and see if you need more. Sometimes, if it’s not creamy enough, I add a splash of almond or coconut milk, but it’s not always necessary.
This packs well for lunch and stores in the fridge for several days.
(Found on: http://blog.cleanprogram.com/chocolate-mousse)