Latest News: Technology |  Celebrity |  Movies |  Apple |  Cars |  Business |  Sports |  TV Shows |  Geek

Trending

Filed under: Reviews | Other Stuff

 

Best Diet Foods to Control Diabetes

Those who have diabetes have to take extra care of their diet. And besides exercising and taking their medications they also ought to keep a food diary to detect any personal idiosyncrasies they possess. Here are the best diet foods for diabetes patients.

May 6 2014, 12:39pm CDT | by

1 Updates
Best Diet Foods for Diabetes

Getty Images
 
 

YouTube Videos Comments

Full Story

Best Diet Foods to Control Diabetes

Diabetes is one of those diseases of civilization that come from eating too many refined carbohydrates. The unprocessed foods we consume today are a surefire recipe for disaster. Especially the sugars and starches have to be cut down to size if you want to manage your blood sugar levels. 

There are several steps you can take in order to control your blood glucose. Below are six important points that happen to be the cornerstones of the best diabetes diet foods. Stick with them and you will remain healthy and happy for the rest of your life on earth:

  • Eat six medium-sized meals a day at 3 hour intervals. They ought to contain a balanced ratio of lean proteins, complex carbohydrates and monounsaturated fats. 

  • The foods that you eat ought to come from a variety of sources. The big three are: whole grains, fruits and vegetables. They can cause no harm. The rest of the nutritious foods include: fish, poultry, nuts and seeds, seafood and lean cuts of beef and mutton. Dairy is good too provided you choose low-fat versions. 

  • Keep a food diary. This will help you identify the problem areas in your diet. Especially any particular allergens in your diet will be visible via this exercise in vigilance.

  • Use the glycemic index to eat only those carbohydrates that do not create a surge in blood glucose. The simple sugars ought to be avoided while complex carbohydrates are the best choice. Especially the addition of foods that contain a lot of water and fiber is best.

  • An excess of anything is bad. Keep your diet balanced. A little of everything is the best way of ensuring that you don’t wallow in malnutrition.

  • Finally you have to make room for deserts and treats or the diet will literally drive you up the wall! The key is moderation. Never binge on that chocolate cake. Take a few bites from one slice instead. That’s the way you handle the munchies or other cravings for sugar.
 

You Might Also Like

Updates


Sponsored Update


Advertisement


More From the Web

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/20" rel="author">Sumayah Aamir</a>
Sumayah Aamir (Google+) has deep experience in analyzing the latest trends.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Jennifer Aniston tasted Jimmy Kimmel&#039;s Wife’s Breast Milk
Jennifer Aniston tasted Jimmy Kimmel's Wife’s Breast Milk
The Friends starlet, Jennifer Aniston shared some very personal matters with the press recently. They included tasting her male friend Jimmy Kimmel's wife’s breast milk! Jimmy Kimmel's
 
 
Gwyneth Paltrow facing Lawsuit
Gwyneth Paltrow facing Lawsuit
The famous actress and creator of a website named Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow, is facing a lawsuit by a man who claims she plagiarized his creative phrase. And she is also concerned about her ex-husband’s new relationships.
 
 
Ashlee Simpson celebrates Evan Ross Birthday Bash
Ashlee Simpson celebrates Evan Ross Birthday Bash
The pop starlet, Ashlee Simpson celebrated her fiance’s birthday bash and also wore a special hat later on in the style of Mary Poppins.
 
 
iPhone 6 from Apple: Where to Next?
iPhone 6 from Apple: Where to Next?
With the arrival of the iPhone 6, the question for the execs at Apple Incorporated is: where to next?
 
 
 

About the Geek Mind

The “geek mind” is concerned with more than just the latest iPhone rumors, or which company will win the gaming console wars. I4U is concerned with more than just the latest photo shoot or other celebrity gossip.

The “geek mind” is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets. The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year. The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know. The geek mind wants—needs—knowledge.

Read more about The Geek Mind.