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  1. Low GI Recipe: Marinated Eggplant Slices

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    August 21, 2011 by Johanna Burani

    Low GI Recipe: Marinated Eggplant Slices

    According to some sources, Italians have been cooking with eggplants since the 14th Century.  I know that it has been on our family’s table and those of every one of my relatives’ tables for my entire life, which, alas, now spans many decades!  This versatile fruit vegetable can be roasted, grilled, stuffed, pureed or, as in this recipe, sauteed and marinated.  Eggplants are also versatile in another way: they are considered to have diuretic, sedative and laxative properties.  Feel free to cut back on the amount of oil. keep reading »


Gushers vs Tricklers


"Gushers" are quickly-digested carbohydrates that cause a rapid rise in blood glucose and fuel appetite.

"Tricklers" are slowly-digested carbohydrates that are gradually released into the bloodstream and sustain satiety. These are the good carbs.


Johanna Burani
MS, RD, CDE
Nutrition Works LLC
Morristown, NJ, USA

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