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How Raw Lady Finger Can Help In Curing Diabetes

How Raw Lady Finger Can Help In Curing Diabetes

If ladyfingers or okra is not a part of your diet, we will give you reasons why you should add it to your daily meal plan. It belongs to the family of hollyhock and hibiscus and requires warm temperatures to grow. The green pods reach a size of 7 inches in length and are harvested when tender. It is widely used in Indian, Cajun, Caribbean, Middle East, Creole and Southeast Asian cuisines and is also known by the names Bhindi, gumbo and vanda kaya. There are many ways you can cook lady finger, usually it is fried or used for thickening the soups because it releases a gelatinous substance. There are a large number of vital nutrients packed in this vegetable such as zinc, copper, protein, niacin, potassium, phosphorus, riboflavin, magnesium, thiamine, folate, calcium, manganese, vitamin A, K, B6 and C. Okra has the power to reduce the bad cholesterol levels, heal asthma and treat certain types of cancers. It provides protection against eye cataracts and is also beneficial for treating certain types of skin problems such as pimples and acne. Also read: health benefits of pkra, lady finger To reap the maximum benefits, the vegetable should be consumed raw. Recent studies have proven some promising benefits of okra for diabetes. Diabetes is a worldwide problem, the WHO calls diabetes an “emerging global epidemic”. In the year 2005, 1.1 million people died because of diabetes, the death toll is 80% higher in underdeveloped countries. If we consider the US, every year, 1.7 million people are diagnosed with this disease. So the question is how can we fight diabetes naturally? Your answer lies in the raw lady finger or okra. Yes, just one raw lady finger can help you get rid of insulin and other medications you are using to regulate your blood sugar levels. All you need to do Continue reading >>

Okra - Good For Diabetic (treatment Sugar Level)

Okra - Good For Diabetic (treatment Sugar Level)

Got this write up forwarded to me by a friend. Please read and pass on to your friends and relatives who are diabetic. I believe it’s worth trying. Make it your favourite drink. Last month in one of TV program I learned of a treatment of Sugar Level (Diabetes). Since I am diabetic, I tried it and it was very useful and my Sugar Level is in control now. In fact I have already reduced my medicine. Take two pieces of Lady’s Finger (Okra) or known as Bhindi in South Asia and remove/cut both ends of each piece. Also put a small cut in the middle and put these two pieces in glass of water. Cover the glass and keep it at room temperature during night. Early morning, before breakfast simply remove two pieces of Lady’s Finger (Okra) from the glass and drink that water. Keep doing it on daily basis. Within two weeks, you will see remarkable results in reduction of your SUGAR. My sister has got rid of her diabetes. She was on Insulin for a few years, but after taking the Lady’s Finger (Okra) every morning for a few months, she has stopped Insulin but continues to take the Lady’s Finger (Okra) every day. But she chops the Lady’s Finger (Okra) into fine pieces in the night, adds the water and drinks it all up the next morning. Please try it as it will not do you any harm even if it does not do much good to you, but you have to keep taking it for a few months before you can see results, as most cases might be chronic. Something2share: After reading it, I searched the internet to check on more information relating to the claim of Lady’s Finger (Okra) for treatment of sugar level. It is called bendi in Bahasa Malaysia. I wish to share the relevant information that I have found in various websites: Okra is good for preventing diabetes. Okra is good in normalizing the blood Continue reading >>

24 Amazing Benefits Of Okra/lady’s Finger (bhindi) For Skin, Hair, And Health

24 Amazing Benefits Of Okra/lady’s Finger (bhindi) For Skin, Hair, And Health

Okra is better known by its common name as lady’s finger or gumbo and popularly called ‘Bhindi‘ in Hindi, ‘Bendakaya‘ in Telugu, ‘Vendakkai‘ in Tamil, ‘Vendakai‘ in Malayalam, ‘Bende‘ in Kannada, ‘Bhinda‘ in Gujarati, ‘Bhendi‘ in Marathi and ‘Dherash‘ in Bengali. This high fiber vegetable is known for its high soluble and insoluble fiber content. This high fiber vegetable is known for its high soluble and insoluble fiber content. This vegetable is usually used in many recipes and is also a part of many nutritional diets as it is highly beneficial. Let us quickly look at the some of the amazing benefits of okra. Okra USDA Nutrition Chart Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA Energy 1.5% 31 Kcal Carbohydrates 7.03 g 5.4% Protein 2.0 g 4% Total Fat 0.1 g 0.5% Cholesterol 0 mg 0% Dietary Fiber 9% 3.2 g Vitamins Folates 88 µg 22% Niacin 1.000 mg 6% Pantothenic acid 0.245 mg 5% Pyridoxine 0.215 mg 16.5% Riboflavin 0.060 mg 4.5% Thiamin 0.200 mg 17% Vitamin C 21.1 mg 36% Vitamin A 375 IU 12.5% Vitamin E 0.36 mg 2.5% Vitamin K 53 µg 44% Electrolytes Sodium 8 mg 0.5% Potassium 303 mg 6% Minerals Calcium 81 mg 8% Copper 0.094 mg 10% Iron 0.80 mg 10% Magnesium 57 mg 14% Manganese 0.990 mg 43% Phosphorus 63 mg 9% Selenium 0.7 µg 1% Zinc 0.60 mg 5.5% Phyto-nutrients Carotene-ß 225 µg — Crypto-xanthin-ß 0 µg — Lutein-zeaxanthin 516 µg — 100 grams of Okra contains 1.5% energy from calories, 7.03 gram carbohydrates, 2 gram protein, 0.1 gram fat and 9% fiber. Such fiber content can prove to be very beneficial for the body. Other nutrients are folates 88mg, niacin 1mg, Vitamin C 21.1mg, Vitamin E 0.36mg and Vitamin K 53mg. Other than these, Okra also contains calcium 81mg, copper 0.094mg, iron 0.8mg, magnesium 57mg, manganese 0.99mg, p Continue reading >>

Cure Diabetes With Raw Ladies Finger

Cure Diabetes With Raw Ladies Finger

Diabetes is a common ailment in people all over the world.These days we get to hear that small children are also diabetic and they need to maintain their health with lot of restrictions in diet. For few people the sugar levels are high and they need to take insulin to maintain sugar levels. People with diabetes needs to go thru’ lot of pain and expensive treatment with regular medicines. Here is some good news, Ayurveda recommends a natural method to bring down sugar levels. Ladies finger is the vegetable that has proven great results in reducing diabetes. Ladies finger is known as okra, bhendi, vendakaya or bendakaaya. Simple method to control diabetes using ladies finger Ayurveda treatment for curing Diabetes with Raw Ladies finger.Here is a simple tip to control diabetes with Raw Ladies finger. Take two raw ladies finger, wash them. Cut the ends of the ladies finger and slit the ladies finger lengthwise without separating the 4 slits at the broad base. Immerse the ladies finger in a glass of water. Cover the glass such that the ladies finger gets immersed. Leave it overnight. In the morning remove the ladies finger from the water and drink the water on empty stomach. The water will be slimy with the addition of the mucilage sticky content of ladies finger. Repeat this method for 2 weeks and then do a sugar test and check sugar levels. Ladies finger has Soluble Fibers and fight kidney diseases Soluble fibers are very important to keep your kidneys healthy. They play their role in digestion of carbohydrates. Lady finger is enriched with soluble fibers. Digestion process is slowed down and hence lowers the sugar level in blood. For some individuals the kidney gets affected with high sugar. Prevent deterioration to your key organs by adapting this simple method in your Continue reading >>

Can Bhindi (ladyfinger) Or Methi Seeds Control Your Sugar Levels?

Can Bhindi (ladyfinger) Or Methi Seeds Control Your Sugar Levels?

When your near and dear ones come to know that you have Diabetes, you will get a lot o advice on having various foods that can bring down your sugar levels. Methi seeds, Bhindi, (ladyfinger), Karela (bitter gourd) top the list. Soak the bhindi in water overnight and have that water in the morning. Sprout methi seeds or just have a spoonful of it, powdered or otherwise. Consume Karela juice and so on. If you google, you will find a lot of researched articles too on these foods and one should definitely include them in the diet (I do) but on their own, they are not capable of keeping your sugar levels continuously at normal levels. They may partly aid you. Here's why. From my experience, I can say that there is no particular food that can reduce your blood sugar levels. It is what you eat and how you digest it, that forms the crux to keeping your Diabetes at bay. You indulge in a couple of pegs of hard drinks and then have methi seeds, will it work? You gulp your food or get tempted to have food comprising complex carbohydrates and then have karela juice, will it work? No. There is no miracle cure for Diabetes - not even those pills. But there is the wonderful hope that yes, the right kind of food can indeed control, lead to several months of keeping your sugar levels normal, leading to cure your Diabetes. I have deliberately used the word `cure.' The medical fraternity will not accept this (though I shall tell you in my subsequent posts about one part of the medical fraternity that is thinking on this lines). My line of thought is this: it is agreed upon that your common cold is cured - it comes back though, now and then. Your stomach is upset due to some food allergy or contaminated food and that is cured - but it comes back if you have food that is allergic to you or e Continue reading >>

Home Remedies For A Diabetic

Home Remedies For A Diabetic

Home > Healthy Diet > More Articles > Home Remedies for a Diabetic The moment one is pronounced to have diabetes, long lists of medicines and an even longer list of do’s and don’ts show up. And then a diabetic is expected to be careful about what he/she eats, to control blood sugar levels, to get regular check-ups done and to indulge mild workouts. But along with these, there are certain basic home remedies which a diabetic must adhere to, in order to keep diabetes under control. While the role of medicines in curing diabetes cannot be questioned, kitchen remedies provide extra benefits in maintaining the blood sugar levels. One cannot completely rely on home remedies, the key lies in benefitting from natural as well as medicinal methods for curing diabetes. Here are some of the tried and tested, proven, facts about foods in your kitchen that can effectively lower your blood sugar levels: Karela (bitter gourd) Karela stimulates the pancreas to secrete insulin. The compound ‘gumarin’ in karela lowers blood glucose levels. Regular consumption of karela reduces craving for sweets. Also, it improves body resistance and helps prevent infections that diabetics are prone to. You can either have Karela as a cooked vegetable with meals or in the form of juice before meals. Karela powder or karela capsules are easily available at most ayurvedic pharmacies, which makes it easier to consume the otherwise bitter vegetable. Dalchini (Cinnamon) Dalchini stimulates the insulin receptors and improves the ability of diabetics to respond to insulin. It reduces sudden rise in blood sugar levels and also reduces the levels of bad cholesterol in the body, while maintaining the good cholesterol. Dalchini can be added to tea, coffee, orange juice, oatmeal, salads and most vegetable cur Continue reading >>

How To Use Okra For Treating Diabetes

How To Use Okra For Treating Diabetes

Okra is considered a comfort food by all who love it. Although okra or Abelmoschus esculentus (sometimes referred to as “lady fingers”,”bamia” or “bhindi”) is often served fried and battered, it is quite the healthy food and boasts many health benefits when prepared without a beer-battering and deep-frying. The Health Benefits of Okra I discussed the 10 health benefits of okra in the past and briefly talked about research linking okra consumption to improvements with diabetes. I also included okra as part of my list of 14 foods that can control type 2 diabetes. Okra packs a potassium punch, has many vitamins and minerals and is nearly calorie-free. Now, let’s take an in-depth look at the okra-diabetes connection, and learn more about how preparing okra in a specific way can help fight existing diabetes and stave off diabetes in those who have been diagnosed as pre-diabetic (also be aware of the 13 Early Warning Signs of Diabetes You Shouldn’t Ignore). Please note that all solid research to date has been conducted on animals, and although rat and rabbit studies may translate well to human applications, the human evidence for okra as an anti-diabetic treatment are limited to anecdotes at this time. Okra as a Natural Cure for Diabetes – the Research Several research studies have shown that okra can help treat diabetes. One animal study published in the Journal of Pharmacy & BioAllied Sciences and performed by researchers from India used rats in which diabetes had been induced. This study found that the seeds and peel of okra have anti-diabetic properties which led the rats to stabilized blood glucose levels—the prime concern in all diabetic animals, including humans. In this study the okra pods were soaked in water and one group of rats was given the so Continue reading >>

Okra Is Good For High Blood Presssure And Diabetes

Okra Is Good For High Blood Presssure And Diabetes

Live healthy and long If you want to avoid statins and commercial antidiabetes drug, you can take this common vegetable - called lady finger. or gumbo, bhindi, or bhindai in other places. It is also an aphrodisiac. (Scientific name: Abelmoschus escalantus) It is rich in calcium which contributes to the lowering of high BP. My neighbor is taking okra, is diabetic and boasts she no longer takes metformin. Her blood sugar is normal. Her relatives in US swear by okra in normalizing their bp. It is rich in anti oxidants and rich in fibers and thus helps in weight loss. It normalizes the rate of absorption of sugar from the intestinal tract. It is rich in potassium, magnesium and calcium. Calcium and potassium helps reduce high bp. Cholesterol lowering properties: "Okra's mucilage binds cholesterol and bile acid carrying toxins dumped into it by the filtering liver." (from Pyroenergen) It is good for maintaining healthy and smooth skin that is why Cleopatra in ancient times and Yang Guafei ate okras. Here are the links for the okra articles vs hypertension and diabetes: From livestrong - Is Okra good for you? Okra home remedy for high bp Okra is rich in calcium; bananas contain plenty of potassium good vs high bp Doctor Akilah: Okra good vs diabetes/asthma and high cholesterol Okra health benefits from Pyroenergen Continue reading >>

How Okra Normalized My Blood Sugar

How Okra Normalized My Blood Sugar

February 14 this year was extra memorable to me because that was the day I was declared diabetic! My mother is, but I am the only one who’s diabetic among my siblings. I am taking medicines, exercising regularly, and dieting and while all of that significantly reduced my blood sugar by 20% in one week, it was a tip from a friend in Arizona which helped bring down my blood sugar to normal. She sent me a link about okra — aka ladyfingers or bhindi or gumbo pods (although in my research, it seems it is popular globally as okra) and how it helps diabetics. The online discussions were encouraging. There were lots of testimonials on how simple yet effective the treatment was. So many swear by it and have stuck with the regimen for years. Here’s the recipe: Prepare okra water by using two fresh okras soaked overnight. Cut the ends of the two okras and slit them in the middle before placing in a glass of water. Keep overnight in room temperature. You can also cut the okras into four pieces each. You then take the water first thing in the morning on an empty stomach which should be slimy with the okra’s mucilage. It is disturbing at first try, but the wonderful results encourage you to go on. When I was diagnosed, my fasting blood sugar was 220. After taking medication, it went down to 180. But after a week of okra water (plus my medication), my blood sugar went down to 110 and is now between 86 and 92. I always knew that a combination of exercise, diet, and medication helps diabetics. My doctor proclaimed he would help me be normal in three months so he was extremely surprised when I did it in one month. One of my colleagues, who’s at least 10 years younger than me, already takes insulin shots. I have been encouraging people to try okra water and combine it with their Continue reading >>

Top 10 Benefits Of Lady Finger (bhindi) In Weight Loss And Health

Top 10 Benefits Of Lady Finger (bhindi) In Weight Loss And Health

Lady finger (Okra) has been a part of Indian cuisine for ages. Its rich fibre content is what mainly contributes to its benefits. Scroll down to know more about the nutrients and health benefits of lady finger. Nutrients in Lady finger Following are the nutrients that contribute to the benefits of lady finger. Dietary fiber (9 % ) Folate Pyridoxine Thiamine Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin K Copper, Calcium , Potassium , Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Zinc and Phosphorus Benefits of Lady Finger The low calorie content of Okra (30 kcal / 100 gm) and its high fibre content make it a suitable food for weight loss. It provides minimum calories and its high fibre levels help in keeping you full for longer. Okra contains soluble fibre pectin. Pectin helps in lowering bad cholesterol and prevents atherosclerosis by helping in elimination of deposited cholesterol and clots. 3. Controls blood sugar levels This benefit of lady finger may be attributed to its fibre content. Eugenol a type of fibre, helps in slowing down digestion and absorption of sugar from the blood stream. Hence it helps in avoiding sugar spikes after meal and stabilizes the blood sugar levels. Its fibre further helps in lowering blood sugar levels. 4. Improves digestion The fibre content of lady finger helps in better digestion, and regularization of bowels. Pectin swells up in the intestine and helps in easier elimination of waste from the intestine. People suffering from constipation benefit from regular consumption of lady finger. 5. Conception and pregnancy Lady finger is an absolutely essential food for ladies who are trying to conceive. Okra contains folic acid / folate. Folate helps not only in conceiving, but also helps in the development of fetus and prevention of miscarriage. Folate helps in the formation Continue reading >>

What Is Okra?

What Is Okra?

Tweet Okra is fast gaining a reputation as a so-called 'superfood' for people with or at risk of diabetes or cancer. Commonly referred to as ladyfingers, or by its biological names Abelmoschus esculentus and Hibiscus esculentus, okra is known to have a positive effect on blood sugar control, among many other health benefits. Okra is a tall-growing vegetable that traces its origin from ancient Ethiopia (Abyssinia) through to Eastern Mediterranean, India, the Americas and the Caribbean. Parts of the plant (immature okra pods) are widely used vegetables in tropical countries and are typically used for making soups, stews or as a fried/boiled vegetable. These tender pods are very low in calories, providing just 30 calories per 100 g, and contain no saturated fats or cholesterol. They are also rich in nutrients, completely non-toxic, and have no adverse side effects. How can it help treat diabetes? Evidence of okra having anti-diabetic properties has increased in recent years, with multiple Vitro (laboratory) and Vivo (animal) studies confirming okra as a potent blood glucose-lowering (or anti-diabetic) food. In one study, published 2011 in the Journal of Pharmacy & BioAllied Sciences, researchers in India found that diabetic mice fed dried and ground okra peels and seeds experienced a reduction in their blood glucose levels, while others showed a gradual decrease in blood glucose following regular feeding of okra extract for about ten days. Outside of scientific research, many people with diabetes have reported decreasing blood sugar levels after soaking cut-up okra pieces in water overnight and then drinking the juice in the morning, while in Turkey roasted okra seeds have been used as a traditional diabetes medicine for generations. What's behind this effect? The superior Continue reading >>

Home Remedies For Diabetes

Home Remedies For Diabetes

9. Guava Due to its vitamin C and high fiber content, eating guava can be really helpful in maintaining the blood sugar level. It is best for diabetics not to eat the skin of the fruit so peel it first. However, too much consumption of guava in a day is not recommended. 10. Okra Okra, also called ladies’ finger, has constituents such as polyphenolic molecules that can help reduce blood glucose levels and control diabetes. A 2011 study published in the Journal of Pharmacy and BioAllied Sciences found okra seed and peel powder to have antidiabetic and antihyperlipidemic potential. Cut off the ends of a few okras and prick them in several places using a fork. Soak the okras in a glass of water overnight. In the morning, discard the okras and drink the water on an empty stomach. Do this daily for several weeks. Check more about it here. Also, include okra in your diet. Additional Tips Keep monitoring your blood sugar levels. Get plenty of fiber in your diet. A few minutes of daily exposure to sunlight can also help control diabetes because it helps produce vitamin D, which is essential for insulin production. Drink plenty of water throughout the day. In fact, replace your regular sodas and sugary juices with water. In addition to providing hydration, water helps break down sugars. Try deep breathing, meditation, listening to your favorite music, or working on your hobby to relieve stress as it may raise your blood sugar. Resources: Diabetes, also called diabetes mellitus, has become a very common heath problem. There are two main types of diabetes- type 1 diabetes in which the body does not produce insulin and type 2 diabetes in which the body does not produce enough insulin or the insulin that is produced does not work properly. Some of the common symptoms of diabetes in Continue reading >>

Okra Cures Diabetes?

Okra Cures Diabetes?

Claim: Drinking water in which okra has been soaked overnight will make “diabetes go away.” TRUE: Okra may have some beneficial effect in helping to regulate blood sugar levels. FALSE: Okra can “cure diabetes” or eliminate the need for diabetics to take insulin. Examples: [Collected via Facebook, January 2014] Someone posted that soaking okra ends in water over night and drinking the water next day helps cure blood sugar levels in diabetics, is this true. Origins: An item widely circulated via social media in January 2014 (shown above) advocated cutting the ends off a few okra slices, soaking the slices in water overnight, then drinking the water the following morning as a way of making “diabetes go away” and eliminating the need for diabetics to take insulin shots. There is a bit of truth to this claim in the sense that okra (also known as lady’s finger, bendi, and gombo) does possess some anti-diabetic properties, namely that the viscosity of okra’s carbohydrates helps to slow the uptake of sugar into the blood by reducing the rate at which sugar is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, thereby reducing the glycemic load of glucose in the blood that can disrupt the body’s ability to properly process the sugars (and that in some cases can lead to the onset of diabetes): Soluble fiber, found in porridge oats, okra, strawberries and aubergines among other foods, forms a kind of gel inside the bowels. This slows down the absorption of food from the gut, evening out the peaks in blood glucose that occur after meals. Soluble fiber also draws in bile acids that contribute to raised cholesterol, allowing the body to pass the acids out of the system rather than reabsorbing them into the blood. Soluble fiber therefore offers the double potential benefits o Continue reading >>

Water For Diabetes Cure – షుగర్ వ్యాదికి చక్కటి పరిష్కారం || Telugu Health Tips

Water For Diabetes Cure – షుగర్ వ్యాదికి చక్కటి పరిష్కారం || Telugu Health Tips

Water for Diabetes Cure – షుగర్ వ్యాదికి చక్కటి పరిష్కారం || Telugu Health Tips Can drinking water help with diabetes? Do people with diabetes drink a lot of water? Can you drink milk on an empty stomach? What happens if you drink cold water on an empty stomach? Watch #sumantv : , ఆరోగ్య చిట్కాలు , మదుమేహం నివారణ, తక్కువ టైం లో అదిక బరువును తగ్గించుకోవడం , అందమైన చర్మ సొందర్యం కోసం, మరికొన్ని ఆరోగ్య చిట్కాలు(Health Tips) కోసం చుడండి #SUMANTV , మీకు ఈ చిట్కాలు నచ్చితే #LIKE , చేయండి , మీ #COMMENTS ను తెలపండి , ఇంకా ఇలాంటి వీడియోస్ మీరు పొందుటకు మా #YOUTUBE ఛానల్ #SUBSCRIBE చేసుకోండి , And Also Follow Us On : Facebook : Twitter : Blogger: Google +: Playlist: Community: Searches related to Water for Diabetes Cure =================================== “water cure for diabetes” “okra water cure for diabetes” “water therapy for diabetes” “okra water for diabetes” “drinking water for diabetes” “bhindi water for diabetes” “ladies finger water for diabetes” “water therapy for diabetes patient” “okra in water for diabetes” “okra water good for diabetes” “okra infused water for diabetes” “soak okra in water for diabetes” “okra in water overnight for diabetes” “benefits of okra water for diabetes” “is water good for diabetes” “okra water for diabetes recipe” “how to mak Continue reading >>

Health Benefits Of Okra (lady’s Fingers)

Health Benefits Of Okra (lady’s Fingers)

Okra is also known as “lady’s finger” in some parts of Asia. And various other names in other parts of the world. The plant is cultivated in tropical, subtropical and warm temperate regions around the world. Okra is an edible pea pod and can be eaten raw. It is an acquired raw taste and you may like the crunchiness. You can lightly blanch, steam or give it a quick stir-fry to reduce the “green” taste. Use when it’s tender, as it gets very fibrous when it’s older. In the okra pods, the white soft seeds (edible) are arranged in 5 to 10 vertical columns, giving it the angled appearance on the outside. Nutritional Benefits Of Okra Okra is very low in calories and dense with nutrients. It is high in fiber, vitamin A, C, and folate content. It is also a good source of the B vitamins, vitamin K, calcium, potassium, iron, zinc, and traces of magnesium and manganese. Okra is one of those few vegetables which have the highest content of phytonutrients and antioxidants such as beta-carotene, xanthin and lutein. Health Benefits Of Okra Okra is one of the best medicinal vegetable although it is not everyone’s favorite. You may like to try it if you knew about its immense health benefits: Anemia: Helps red blood cells production and prevent anemia. Anti-Cancer: The high antioxidants in okra helps protect the immune system against harmful free radicals and prevent mutation of cells. Asthma: The high antioxidants and vitamin C content make okra useful for reducing asthmatic attacks. Bone Strength: Folate in okra builds strong bones and density, preventing osteoporosis. Cholesterol: The soluble fiber helps to lower serum cholesterol, thus also reducing atherosclerosis and the risk of heart diseases. Constipation: The rich fiber and mucilaginous (slimy) content in okra po Continue reading >>

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