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Delicious, nutritious recipes with the benefits of Glucerna

We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is vital in helping manage diabetes and living well.1 Managing our blood glucose levels while still meeting our daily nutritional requirements can be tricky, especially when we are juggling busy lifestyles. This is when adding Glucerna into your diabetes meal plans can be of great value.

Banana Maple Smoothie

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A banana smoothie is a classic for good reason. The banana and yoghurt give it a lovely thick texture and the Glucerna adds a nutrition boost. It’s a super-quick breakfast or nourishing snack.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Makes: 2 serves

Ingredients:

  • 200mL water
  • 8 scoops Glucerna
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 200g reduced-fat Greek-style yoghurt
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup

Method:

  1. Measure all ingredients into a blender jug.
  2. Blend until smooth and fluffy.
  3. Serve right away.

Tip:

  • Try a pinch of cinnamon for extra flavour

Nutrition content per serve:

Energy: 1253kJ (300 cal)
Protein: 12g
Carbohydrate: 42g
Saturated fat: 2g
Fibre: 3g

ESTIMATED GI: LOW

 

Glucerna is formulated especially for the nutritional needs of people with diabetes or with impaired glucose tolerance.2,3 When used as part of a diabetes management plan, nutritious and delicious Glucerna can help you better manage your blood glucose.2,3

We’ve put together a range of great tasting recipes above which will assist you in preparing nourishing breakfasts, main meals, snacks and desserts, with the added benefits of Glucerna. You can indulge in some of the foods you love, knowing you are getting the vitamins and minerals you need every day while managing your blood glucose levels.

References:

  1. Diabetes Australia. Eating Well. Available at: https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/eating-well. Accessed 28 October 2018.
  2. Devitt A et al. J Diabetes Res Clin Metab 2012;1(20):2.
  3. Abbott Nutrition. Data on file.
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