Archive for June, 2012

Raisins May Help Reduce Blood Glucose

June 29, 2012 No Comments

Raisins are a great source of potassium. Now there may be another reason to eat them. Research was presented that suggests eating raisins three times a day may significantly lower post-meal glucose levels when compared to common alternative snacks of equal caloric value. The subjects were those who had slightly elevated blood pressure (prehypertension). The […]

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