Tag: broccoli

Diabetic!! Kick start a new life with Vitamin K

For diabetics, any trip to the doctor’s office, no matter how routine, shouldVegetables be treated as an opportunity to take stock of various health issues that can be compromised by diabetes. Doctors describes vitamins K1 and K2 as, ‘very safe,’ for diabetes prevention.

Vitamin K (VK), an essential, lipid-soluble vitamin that plays a vital role in the production of coagulation proteins. VK is also synthesized by colonic bacteria. The 3 main types of VK are K-1, which is derived from plants; K-2, menaquinone, which is produced by the intestinal flora; and K-3, which is a synthetic, water-soluble form used for treatment.

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Broccoli Rabe, White Bean and Fontina Pasta

This recipe is an excellent source of calcium, which has the potential to prevent your body from having a high blood broccholipressure, heart ailments, colon cancer, premenstrual syndrome etc.  Calcium is responsible for the bone & teeth strength. Calcium is necessary for nerve transmission, cell membrane function etc.

Ingredients:

1.    Whole wheat shells- 8 ounce
2.    Broccoli rabe- 1 (large size, chopped in small pieces)
3.    Vegetable broth- 1-2 cup
4.    All purpose flour- 1 tbsp

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