This study indicates that people with high blood sugar (HbA(1c)) levels are prone to suffer from heart attacks
High blood sugar is promoted by a diet high in carbohydrates. See here and here
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Recipe of the day
Freshly milled black pepper
1 small courgette, coarsely grated
For the Garlic Butter:
75g/3oz salted butter, slightly softened
2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped or crushed
15-30ml/1-2tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley or chives
1.To prepare the garlic butter; in a small bowl mix together all the ingredients.
2.Mould the butter into a small cylinder shape. Wrap in foil and freeze for up to 2 hours.
3.In a large bowl mix the burger ingredients together. Using slightly damp hands shape the mixture into 8x9cm/3½inch burgers.Cut the butter into 4 x 1cm/½inch thick discs. Place a disc in the centre of each burger. Position the remaining burgers on top and continue to mould into a burger shape so that the butter discs are hidden in the centre. Cover and chill for 20 minutes.
4.Cook the burgers on a prepared barbecue or preheated moderate grill for 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked and any meat juices run clear.