How This Helps

Research from the American Diabetes Association concluded that lemon is extremely helpful in lowering the glycemic index for diabetic patients. Grilled chicken with lemon and garlic is a good meal that can help in regulating blood glucose levels. Greek salad also contains ingredients that has low Glycemic Index.


  • Nutrition Information: 
    Calories: 544 kcal
    Total Fat: 34 g
    Saturated Fat: 6 g
    Protein: 46 g
    Total Carbohydrate: 12 g
    Sugars: 5g 
    Dietary Fiber:3 g
    Cholesterol:135 mg
    Sodium: 1000 mg 

    Key Ingredients:   lemon, garlic and chicken

  • Marinate first the chicken for at least 30 minutes up to 4 hours at most. As for the dressing,thoroughly mix the ingredients and refrigerate. At room temperature, toss the dressing with the salad. Grill the chicken to avoid the use of oil in cooking.

Science and Research

Lemon and garlic contain nutrients which maintain blood glucose levels in diabetic patients. High levels of vitamin C helps produce collagen that makes the blood vessels pressure resistant hence preventing atrial damage. Chicken is a good protein source as it contains less saturated fat and cholesterol.

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