One of the reasons many of us end up with Diabetes is because many of us lack magnesium on a daily basis. Having magnesium in our diets on a daily basis according to Prevention Magazine cuts the chances of type two diabetes; the recommend amount of magnesium on a daily basis is 320 to 420 milligrams.
I love Olive Oil! Olive Oil is used in my daily life in most of my dishes. It is such an awesome alternative to butter and other oils. I always knew that Olive Oil was a great and healthy choice, but I never really knew why. However, one day while I was reading my Prevention Magazine I came across a small article that talked about how Olive Oil helps to keep Diabetes away! This article will encourage you to up your Olive Oil uses and this in turn will give you better health overall and put you at less risk for type 2 diabetes, strokes and heart attacks.
One of the reasons many of us end up with Diabetes is because many of us lack magnesium on a daily basis. Having magnesium in our diets on a daily basis according to Prevention Magazine cuts the chances of type 2 diabetes; the recommend amount of magnesium on a daily basis is 320 to 420 milligrams.
You might be wondering, “Where in the world do I get magnesium from?” well it’s really easy just eat spinach. If you can eat 2/3 cup of spinach on a daily basis then you will meet the requirements. However, if you are not big on spinach there are other more tasty alternatives. Eating 30 almonds a day or having a peanut butter sandwich on whole wheat bread will also meet the requirement! Eating this way on a continuous basis will lower your risk of getting type 2 Diabetes by about 15%.
All types of Olive Oil are a great choice! They are all healthy will add great benefits to your life! Extra Virgin Olive Oil is more pure and lighter than the other choices of Olive Oil. Extra Virgin Olive Oil has Phenol’s which is an antioxidant that lowers cholesterol.
While reading my Prevention magazine, I learned that Spanish Researchers tested 21 people for a period of two weeks by using extra virgin olive oil. They found that this group of people had lower cholesterol after the test was over. This means that they had a reduced risk of heart attacks and strokes.
The phenols in Olive Oil can be easily destroyed. Protecting the phenols is just all about how your store your Olive Oil. To protect the phenols in Olive Oil you will want to store it in a cool and dark place. Continual light and heat will destroy the healing properties of phenols.