November is Diabetes Health Month
Food for Thought
Quinoa, besides being quick-cooking and versatile, is not a true grain but a seed. In fact, it's actually a botanical relative of beets and chard. It carries a nutritional mark of distinction for being a “complete protein” — meaning it contains all the amino acids our bodies need. This salad combines this nutritious base with vibrantly hued fall vegetables — the roasted butternut squash is a great source of carotenoid antioxidants, the kale is a fantastic source of vitamin K, fiber, calcium, iron, folate and antioxidants, and the pomegranate seeds are little jewel-like accents which add bursts of juicy flavor and are also a great source of antioxidants, fiber and vitamin C. To your health!
November Quick Tips
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The CCCSIG Health Benefits Committee vision is for health plan arrangements that provide locally-based solutions, improved quality and access for members, flexibility for school districts and superior cost management capabilities.
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