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Healthy recipes for diabetics: Lemon pleasure

Written by Admin |Updated : February 28, 2014 7:11 PM IST

LemonA drink that helps to add taste back into the day! Soluble fibre (pectin) present in the apple skin helps to keep blood sugar levels under a check. Jamun (black plum) is considered as a traditional medicine that helps pancreas release insulin (a hormone that is necessary to control blood sugar levels) and control diabetes. It is a good source of vitamin C and is also rich in calcium and phosphorous. Enjoy this juice without straining it because fibre being an important nutrient for diabetics should be retained in the juice.

Makes 2 small glasses (300 ml)

Ingredients

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Apples (unpeeled), cored and cut into pieces 2 large

Black jamun, deseeded 1 cup

Lemon juice 1 tbsp

Crushed ice to serve

Method

MIXER / BLENDER

  1. Blend all the ingredients using little water (if required) till smooth.
  2. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  3. Add some crushed ice in 2 glasses and pour the juice over it. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per glass

Carbohydrate

Energy

Fat

Protein

Vitamin C

Fibre

65.1 gm.

288 kcal.

2.2 gm.

1.5 gm.

24.7 mg.

4.0 gm.

Here is the original recipe source: Lemon pleasure by Tarla Dalal

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