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What i s good diet for Diabetes ?

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Asked by anantharaman, 12 Jan '10 11:20 pm
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Eat more starches such as bread, cereal, and starchy vegetables. Aim for six servings a day or more. For example, have cold cereal with nonfat milk or a bagel with a teaspoon of jelly for breakfast. Another starch-adding strategy is to add cooked black beans, corn or garbanzo beans to salads or casseroles.
Eat five fruits and vegetables every day. Have a piece of fruit or two as a snack, or add vegetables to chili, stir-fried dishes or stews. You can also pack raw vegetables for lunch or snacks.
Eat sugars and sweets in moderation. Include your favorite sweets in your diet once or twice a week at most. Split a dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth while reducing the sugar, fat and calories.
Answered by Prasoon Sinha, 12 Jan '10 11:26 pm

 
  
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Fruits, nuts and vegetables, whole meal bread and dairy products form a good diet for the diabetics.
Answered by Shikha Aggarwal, 12 Jan '10 11:25 pm

 
  
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Sai Ram. Avoid white rice, maida, sugar and similar refined carbohydrates that cause sugar spikes in blood stream and lead to reactive hypoglycemia forcing intake of sugar again. Increase the intake of proteins (unless contraindicated by other medical conditions). Most importantly, increase the intake of fiber, both soluble and insoluble. Get educated about the glycemic index etc. of the foods being consumed. Avoid stress through meditation, prayer, exercise etc. Do explore alternative systems of healing to keep your blood sugar levels under control. Learning to live with a chronic disease is important since it is so easy to get angry, depressed etc. Maintaining a positive outlook and acceptance of the divine will help a lot in management of this major health challenge.
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 13 Jan '10 04:25 am

 
  
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Blood glucose control depends on diabetes medication and lifestyle factors, such as how much activity you do as well as what you eat.

As we are all different in terms of our nutritional needs, the limits are different too. Lots of foods contain sugar natural or added and it is the overall food choices you make, rather than just one food, that will determine whether you are eating a healthy diet.
Following QNA's from WHO are real guidelines ..
Q: When I was first diagnosed I was told I could only have two egg-sized potatoes at my main meal. Is this still true?
A: Starchy foods like potatoes, bread, cereals, rice and pasta should be the basis of all your meals. This is because these foods help you to keep your blood glucose levels steady. Try and choose wholemeal or wholewheat varieties where possible. Everyone with diabetes has individual dietary requirements, which is why it is important to get specific advice from a local dietitian. He or she will guide you on the amounts of d ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 14 Jan '10 12:04 pm

 
  
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Avoid rice and potato generaaly they hv more suger than other
Answered by kamal purohit, 12 Jan '10 11:25 pm

 
  
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Avoid starch and carbohydrates
Answered by anil garg, 19 Nov '10 10:55 pm

 
  
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For complete detail on diabetes visit

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Answered by akhilesh sinha, 17 Feb '10 06:19 pm

 
  
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Have smaller and more frequent meals than heavy ones. Avoid sugar & starch concentrates, limit addictives , have more fibres.
Answered by Sneha, 13 Jan '10 11:40 am

 
  
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Achieve weight control through reducing calories
Reduce intake of dietary fat (specifically saturated fat)
Individualize guidelines for carbohydrates based on the type of diabetes you have and the control of your blood sugar levels.With type 1 diabetes, studies show that total carbohydrate has the most effect on the amount of insulin needed and the maintenance of blood sugar control. There is a delicate balance of carbohydrate intake, insulin, and physical activity that is necessary for the best blood levels of a sugar called glucose. If these components are not in balance, there can be wide fluctuations -- from too-high to too-low -- in blood glucose levels. For those with type 1 diabetes on a fixed dose of insulin, the carbohydrate content of meals and snacks should be consistent from day to day.Examples of foods high in monounsaturated fat include peanut or almond butter, almonds, walnuts, and other nuts. These can be substituted for carbohydrates, but portions should be small bec ...more
Answered by Kishan, 13 Jan '10 11:02 am

 
  
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For every calorie you earn through food , spend a calorie through work.
Answered by IRAGAVARAPU JAGANNATHASWAMY, 13 Jan '10 10:30 am

 
  
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