[NAFEX] Inulin/Diabetic Friendly Produce (OT?)
garygarlic at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 16 09:35:52 EST 2008
On Tue, 15 Jan 2008 22:36:25 -0500, you wrote:
>A number of our most beloved gardeners are diabetic and we grow
>Jerusalem artichokes partially because of they don't upset their blood-sugar
>levels. We've ordered yacon for next season with this in mind. I'm curious
>if anyone has tips for other particularly diabetic friendly fare -
A subject near and dear to my heart.... First, any produce is more likely
to be diabetic friendly than something out of a box. Second, there are two
forms of diabetes, originally called "juvenile" and "adult onset," with
rather different management.
Many of the Type 2 (adult) crowd can manage cooked dried beans quite well;
their carbohydrates don't "spike" the blood sugar nearly as much as, say, a
sweetened hamburger bun.
Jerusalem Artichokes are fun, though invasive.... and too much has already
been written about their windy "side effects..."
This may be a bit OT; email direct if you wish, and I'll send some pointers
to useful gardening E-lists.
A beautiful morning in Upstate NY: 15F, brilliant sun on a couple of
inches of new powder snow!
Gary Woods AKA K2AHC- PGP key on request, or at home.earthlink.net/~garygarlic
Zone 5/6 in upstate New York, 1420' elevation. NY WO G
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