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  • … Tepary beans are proving to be an ideal food for people prone to diabetes or suffering from diabetes owing to the beans 'high fiber level, which make them a "slow-release food"; that is, tepary beans' sugars are released slowly and steadily, rather than in a spike as in many high carbohydrate, low fiber foods common in our diets.

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  • I advise clients to follow a "glycaemic loading diet", which is about combining the right proteins with the right starchy carbohydrates to give steady, slow-release energy.

    The inside track… on eating carbs

  • Helen is initially solicitous but runs out of patience as she cares around-the-clock for Nicola, who at first rejects the few remaining medical options that might ease her pain, such as slow-release morphine capsules.

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  • The company calls the result "Crystal Green," a slow-release chemical fertilizer that contains high levels of phosphorus and is extracted from an abundant, ever flowing resource: sewage.

    Where Sewage Meets 'Peak Phosphorus'

  • Fresh compost can also create asurge of sappy growth, as it contains a hefty dose of slow-release fertiliser, and growing indoors makes growth lusher and softer, too.

    Stumped? Insects on my basil and a fig tree suffering an ant attack

  • Automatic irrigation fed from a tap is essential even with the right plants, and feed with an annual dose of a slow-release fertiliser mixed in to the top layer of compost.

    Gardens: Roof gardens

  • Grasshopper Lawns Inc. in Larksville, Pa., is using a slow-release fertilizer on all of its customers 'properties that costs about 15% more than traditional growth stimulant, says

    No Splendor in the Grass

  • I favor the use of compost as a true slow-release fertilizer and manure tea made from aged horse or cow manure for a nutrient punch when time is right.

    Annie Spiegelman: What's Dirt Got to Do With It? Interview With a Soil Scientist!

  • The group also offers free slow-release watering bags to D.C. residents.

    D.C. news in brief

  • It endorses a plan to require slow-release nitrogen to be part of fertilizer sold in New Jersey and limits how and where it can be applied.

    New Jersey unveils plan to save Barnegat Bay

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