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Monday, October 19, 2009

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Non starchy vegetables

It is important to note that vegetables are divided into two categories, especially if you have diabetes, starchy and non starchy. Non starchy vegetables are contains only (approximate) one third calories than starchy vegetables.

Non starchy vegetables are an important part of diabetes diet. Because they contain small amounts of carbohydrate and calories, but they packed with many important nutrition, vitamin and fiber. So, everyone can enjoy more!

Here is a list of Non starchy vegetables. You may be able to find other Non starchy vegetables by doing surf.

Sprouts (bean, etc.)
Greens – lettuces, spinach, etc.
Hearty Greens - collards, mustard greens, kale, etc.
Herbs - parsley, rosemary, etc.
Bok Choy
Celery
Radishes
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Cabbage
Mushrooms
Avocado
Cucumber (of course without sugars)
Peppers
Onions
Asparagus
Bamboo Shoots
Leeks
Brussels Sprouts
Green Beans and Wax Beans
Tomatoes
Fennel
Onions
Okra

If you're trying to lose weight, avoid starchy vegetables, like corn, green lima beans, and potatoes, in favor of non-starchy vegetables whenever possible.

All vegetables are healthy and nutritious, however, eating them raw may give you the maximum nutritional value possible.
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1 Response to "Non starchy vegetables"
October 19, 2009 at 10:11 PM
I don't have diabetes; but I think it's better to choose the right vegetables for precaution...Thanks for the list!

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