Omega-3 Fatty Acids Diabetes Newsletter
Tip of the Week:
The American Diabetes Association recommends eating 2-3 servings of non-fried fish per week for dietary omega-3 fatty acids. Seafood contains omega-3
fatty acids that are considered a good type of fat because of the benefits they
provide. Omega-3 benefits include:
GlucoMenu® Lemon Poppy Muffins
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all purpose flour
2 T. granulated sugar
1/4 cup Splenda sweetener
2 t. baking powder
1/4 cup egg substitute
6 fl. oz. 1% milk
3 T. canola oil
1 T. poppy seeds
1 1/2 T. lemon peel, grated
Nutrition Facts per muffin:
- Mix flours, sugar, Splenda, poppy seeds, and baking powder in a medium mixing bowl.
- In small bowl combine egg substitute, milk, oil, and lemon peel.
- Combine wet ingredients with dry ingredients. Do not over mix.
- Spoon into non-stick muffin tins. Bake at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes or until golden brown and inserted toothpick comes out clean.
- Makes 8 muffins.
Calories: 177, Carbohydrate: 25 g, Fiber: 2 g, Fat: 6 g, Protein: 5 g, Sodium: 324 mg
GlucoMenu® Support Group:
In this issue:
- reduction of blood triglyceride levels,
- prevention of blood clotting (which can cause blood vessels
to narrow and ultimately become blocked),
- possible reduction of blood pressure, and
- food sources are low in saturated fat.
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