By Jack Challem
By now you know that people with diabetes have a higher than average risk of developing coronary heart disease, so it's especially important to maintain normal levels of cholesterol, the umbrella term for different types of fat found in your blood.But drugs aren't the only option for keeping cholesterol and triglyceride levels in check. Some foods and supplements work almost as well as meds -- and without any risk of side effects.
Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts Potato Soup Jamaican Pork with Melon Salsa Eggplant Dip Maple Pecan Rolls Halibut Fillets with Pineapple Baked Sweet Onion Dip Corn and Zucchini Kabobs Strawberry Soufflé Sesame Duck Stir Fry
In high school biology, we learned that another term for carbohydrates is "polysaccharides". These break down into "discaccharides", and further into "monosaccharides". These small-molecule carbohydrates are more commonly known as "sugars". Similarly, we learned that fats are (after a long process) broken down into monosaccharides, and parts of proteins are broken down into these as well. We learned about three common disaccharides —...