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Is taking chapati good for diabetics or rice? as doctors say avoid rice if u r a diabetic,why? what is the difference between the two and what south inidan and eastern people will do when they r diabetic as their main food is rice?please give u r advice?

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Asked by krish, 20 Sep '07 07:52 pm
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For a diabetic the total carbohydrate content of the diet is of utmost importance as carbohydrates (both starch and sugars) are broken down into glucose which affects the blood sugar levels. Both rice and wheat are rich in carbohydrates, the only difference being is that chapatis are made from fibre rich atta while rice eaten may be polished. When one eats chapatis yo tend to feel full faster, thereby eating less. Rice on the other hand has a lower satisfaction value and hence one tends to it in larger quantities. Fibre in the cereals delays the breakdown of starch into glucose as well as the absorption of glucose into the blood is delayed, thereby maximizing optimal insulin utilization and preventing hyperglycemia.

A diabetic need not avoid rice totally provided they eat parboiled varieties of rice with bran layer such as the Goa red or Kerala red rice instead of polished or white rice. They also need to keep a check on the quantity of rice eaten. About 150 gm or 1 medium katori of ...more
Answered by rohini diniz, 20 Sep '07 09:51 pm

 
  
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daily take 4 betel leaves without betelnut and lime.
from kumrao99@yahoo.co.in
yoga food therapy can cure it. you have to follow so many food restrictions.
you should avoid milk,curd,buttermilk,
icecreams,sweets,nonveg,eggs,fish,coffee,tea ,nuts(groundnuts,cashewnuts,almonds,pistha etc),pulses(bengal gram,blackgram etc) for 15 days.daily take 400gms of cucumber or 300gms of black grapes.,15 gms of ginger,15 gms of bittergourd.
If a person with disease takes above items,it will give strength to the disease and not nutrition to the body.Fasting is good for any disease. The prohibition of above items is semi-fasting.
our principle is all diseases arise due to one reason.it is due to negative eating and habits. Every patient has to change their life style-especially with regard to eating. People take strengthy foods under the wrong impression that they will give strength.Generally doctors suggest high nutrition.It leads to diseases. 95%of the people cant assimilate the food they tak ...more
Answered by umamaheswara rao, 21 Sep '07 06:04 pm

 
  
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The totasl amount of carbo hydrate. Chapatis have less compared to rice.
Answered by Viswanathan, 21 Sep '07 11:49 pm

 
  
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cevrything is bad 4 a diabetic patient bt u cn take a pill aftr eating
Answered by pooja batra, 20 Sep '07 10:41 pm

 
  
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wheat is a fibrous food opt for diabetic and whereas rice has the enormous amt of carbohydrates which most of the diabetic does nt prefer. just take chapathi atleast in the dinner (if the diabetic is fond of rice).
Answered by Muthu Kumar, 20 Sep '07 07:59 pm

 
  
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