Week 3 of Diabetes Alert Month At Renovation Tea

Week 3 of Diabetes Alert Month At Renovation Tea

Continuing with our commitment to Diabetes Alert Month we bring you week 3, with a new recipe and information about the early warning signs of diabetes.

Early Warning Signs:

Type 2 diabetes can cause serious health complications. That's why it is very important to know how to spot type 2 diabetes symptoms. Talk to your doctor about preventive measures you can take now to reduce the chance of developing type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

The symptoms of type 2 diabetes due to high blood sugar may include:

  • Increased thirst
  • Increased hunger
  • Dry mouth
  • Frequent urination
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Headaches

You may experience one or more of the warning signs associated with diabetes. If you do, contact your doctor for an appointment.


Healthy Roasted Chicken & Veggies

Healthy Eats:

Healthy Roasted Chicken and Veggies

Healthy Roasted Chicken and Veggies

Healthy chicken breast pieces and vegetables coated with Italian Seasoning, olive oil, salt, pepper and roasted.

Ingredients

  • 2 skinless chicken breasts chopped
  • 1 cup bell pepper chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt (to taste)
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian 5 Spice Blend

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degree F.
  2. Chop all the veggies into large pieces. In another cutting board chop the chicken bite sized pieces.
  3. Place the chicken and veggies in a medium roasting dish or sheet pan. Add the olive oil, salt and pepper, and Italian 5 Spice Blend. Toss to combine.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until the veggies are charred and chicken is cooked.

Italian 5 Spice Blend

Italian 5 Spice Blend:Our Italian 5 Spice Blend was specially formulated to bring the healthy and natural taste of Italy to your next meal. Great on pasta, noodles, meatballs and chicken.


Ingredients:

Parsley, Basil, Sage, Rosemary and Oregano

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Darjeeling Tea

Darjeeling Tea:

Darjeeling is known as the champagne of teas: Grown in Darjeeling, India, the type of the same name is often referred to as the champagne of teas. Darjeeling and similar black tea varieties have been long known for their antioxidants, immune boosting and, most recently, antihypertensive properties, black tea could have another health benefit. Black tea may be used to control diabetes, according to a study in the 2013 research review published in the Diabetes and Metabolism Journal.

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