Chicken and Bean Cassoulet

How To Reverse Diabetes Naturally?
Here are a few remedial tips to reverse and lower your blood sugar levels:

Drink an Apple Cider Vinegar Solution:

Mix 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with 1 cup of water and drink it while having a meal. Its richness in vitamins, antioxidants and minerals can make your blood glucose level go down. Do this once day and you will see a big improvement on your condition.

Avoid Refined Sugar and High Carb Foods

Taking in natural foods and drinks that have refined sugar will make your condition worse. Eating foods that have high levels of carbohydrates will also result to higher blood sugar, because once you take them in, your body will convert them into glucose and will be absorbed by the system. Diabetics are suggested to eat the right amount of fresh fruits and vegetables each day instead of munching on stuffs with sweet contents and are high in carbohydrates.

Take in Pure Honey and Cinnamon

Pure honey and cinnamon are very well-known to the diabetic community because they are potent enough to reverse diabetes. You can use these natural gifts to sweeten your food or drink instead of using table sugar.

Add Zinc to Your Daily Diet potential

Zinc plays an important role in the production, as well as in the absorption of insulin by the body. Regularly eat foods that have zinc. You may also opt to take supplements that will help you resolve your zinc deficiency. When your body lacks zinc, your diabetes glucose level will be out of control.

Educate Yourself More

You should try to get more knowledge on your condition. As much as possible, keep on researching because science always comes up with something new about treating the disease. With our present technology, there can be a lot of new findings that could help to reverse your diabetes sugar level low. A lot of diabetic patients perish because of the lack of knowledge.

Natural Remedy Solution in Reversing Diabetes
Reversing Diabetes with the help of supplements and herbs, the natural way. Supplements can be very effective for type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance. Below I have put together a short list, some that will do you good, all depending on the severity of your problem.

1. Fish oil starts off our list, (1,000 - 4,000 mg a day) will help lower cholesterol, reduces inflammation and improves insulin sensitivity.

2. Antioxidants, for example - Vitamins E & C are useful in reducing and balancing blood sugar.

3. Multi-Vitamins and minerals are also very useful. B-Complex vitamins are a good part in any multi-vitamin. Vitamin B-6 (50 - 150 mg a day), vitamin B12 (1000 - 3000 mcg). These vitamins are extreme ly helpful in protecting against neuropathy or nerve damage, also in reversing diabetes naturally.

4. Boost up your magnesium doses (200 - 600 mg per day) this helps with glucose metabolism, which is often out of whack in diabetics.

5. Cinnamon should be consumed by all diabetics. It really helps in lowering blood sugar and keeping it under control. One or two 500 mg tablets twice daily is the recommended dose. Use cinnamon in your crusade in reversing diabetes naturally, you will be glad you did.

6. Evening primerose oil is used twice daily to help overcome deficiencies that often accompanies diabetes. (500 - 1000 mg daily)

Diabetes Recipe: Chicken and Bean Cassoulet

Want winter comfort food? Try cassoulet! This recipe for slow-cooked French casserole replaces the traditional pork and duck ingredients with turkey kielbasa and chicken thighs.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes

This Recipe Serves 8


Nonstick cooking spray
1 1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (Cut into 8 large pieces if 8 pieces don’t equal 1 1/2 lb) 
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
6 oz turkey kielbasa, diced
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 carrots, diced
1 Tbsp tomato paste
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 1/2 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
1 15-oz can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed


  1. Add cooking spray to a large sauté pan over high heat. Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper. Sear the chicken on both sides until golden brown, about 5 minutes, then remove from pan and set aside.
  2. Turn heat down to medium. Add kielbasa and sauté 3 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Add the onion, garlic and carrots. Sauté for 3-4 minutes, then add tomato paste, thyme and chicken broth. Scrape the brown bits from the bottom of the pan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, then add the chicken and sausage back to the pan with any accumulated juices. Cover and simmer for 8 minutes. Remove the lid and simmer 5 minutes. Remove the chicken and set aside.
  4. Add the beans. Turn heat to high. Simmer for 5 more minutes until liquid is slightly reduced. Remove thyme stems.
  5. To serve, place a chicken thigh in the bottom of bowl, and pour 1/2 cup of the stew over it.

Chef Tip: This recipe freezes well. Portion servings into freezer-safe containers and freeze up to six months.  

Recipe Cost: $9.59

Choices: 1/2 Starch, 1 Nonstarchy Vegetable, 3 Lean Protein

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