Diet plan for Diabetic patients

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What is the thing which helps in Disease recovery? When someone falls ill, in addition to medications certain diet tips are also prescribed which aids in complete treatment. Without diet control, the ailment takes double time for recovery or still remains the same. Here, on our present topic we shall be talking about diet remedies for diabetic patients. As a fact, there is a very less chance for diabetes to be uprooted but with some precautionary measures we can surely keep it minimized.

What is Diabetes?

“Excess of everything is bad”. This thing only relies with the disease. Diabetes or Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disease characterized by the high blood sugar or glucose. In this disease, the pancreas gets unable to produce insulin or produces very less amount which is not even ample. Insulin is a kind of hormone cum fluid which balances the sugar level in body. In absence of it, the glucose levels in body starts raising which later results in different harsh conditions. Diabetes is a chronic medical condition, meaning that although it can be controlled, it lasts a lifetime.

Diabetes are of two types- Type 1 and Type-2.
Diabetes checking with blood sample

Diabetes checking with blood sample

Types of Diabetes Mellitus:-

  • Type 1 DM– In this very case, our pancreas are unable to produce insulin hormone. Following this, through exterior method; insulin should be provided for better working of the system.
  • Type 2 DM– It is also called; adult-onset diabetes. In this, insulin hormone secretion is well and in normal way but our cells re unable to grasp it. Most of the times it occurs at the age of 50’s; when our body gets fatigued and weak.

In addition to the disease, in future references it results in many other problems like cardiovascular diseases, blurred vision, kidney failure, chronic illness, fatigued body and many more.

Medications provided for Diabetic patients:-

In Allopath, when a person suffers from Diabetes; then several tablets, insulin injections, vitamins and minerals soft-gels are provided. All these are meant to just keep your body in the static condition. Whereas in Ayurvedic treatment, certain herbs, medicinal plants, packaged medicines, Yoga practices etc are advised. As a fact, Ayurveda and Yoga in a combine form; gives the best results. Sometimes, those who go with dedication and is in tender age; gets fully cured.

Now, we shall be talking about the Diet plans for Diabetic patients. Following we will be giving two charts with their respective criteria. It will be saying, what should be a perfect diet for diabetic patients. It will be spelling all the necessary food stuffs to meed the daily needs of a diabetic patients.This diet is slow in carbohydrates and high in fibres; which is the basic requirement for the cure.

Dont’s for Diabetic patients:-

While going with the plan, one should strictly avoid the stuffs given below-

  • Sweets and chocolates
  • Puddings
  • Roots and tubers
  • Fried foods
  • Dry fruits and nuts
  • Sugar
  • Fruits like custard apple, banana and sapota

Diet plan for Diabetic patients-

Diet for Diabetes

Diet for Diabetes

Food list for both Vegetarian and Non-vegetarians-

Food stuffsFor Vegetarians (gm)For Non-vegetarians (gm)
Cereals200250
Pulses6020
Green-leafy vegetables200200
Other vegetables200200
Fruits200200
Milk400200
Oil2020
Fish/Chicken (skinless)_100

This very diet provides you the following energies-

Nutrients and EnergiesAmt.
Calories1600
Proteins65 gm
Fat40 gm
Carbohydrates245 gm

This was the common diet which holds the list of food stuffs which must be there in the diet. Now following we will be talking about the planned diet list; which must be included in the diet.

Planned diet list for a diabetic patient-

Food (including with breakfast, lunch and dinner)VegetarianNon-vegetarian
Coffee or tea1 cup1 cup
Toast with little butter2-4 slices2-4 slices
Green tea or juice1 glass1 glass
Chapatti3-43-4
Sambar or Dal1 small bowl1 small bowl
Green leafy vegetable1 bowl1 bowl
Curd1/2 bowl1/2 bowl
Salads or citrus fruits1/2 bowl1/2 bowl
Pickle (preferably amla pickle)1 piecea piece
Green tea1 cup1 cup
Upma3/4 bowl1 bowl
Phulka34
Pulses and legumes1 bowl-
Curd1/2 bowl-
Fish or Chicken-2 pieces
Gravy vegetable with salads1 bowl1 bowl
Roasted papad11
Milk before going to bed1 cup1 cup

In all the cooking procedures, most probably 5 teaspoon of oil is optimum. You should go for natural oils instead of refined ones.

Diet tips for Diabetic patients:-

  • Include amla or Indian gooseberry in your daily diet. It balance the sugar level.
  • Diabetic patient should include lots of green salads and raw items in their diet.
  • Vegetable and fruit juices are the best things.
  • Rice and any dish cooked with rice or sugar is not allowed. It rise the sugar level furiously.

Everyone wants to uproot the diseases. Unfortunately, diatribes gets unable for total cure when reaches to the higher level. It is better to either prevent it or treat in the starting ages only. We have also given Natural Remedies to cure diabetes and Yogasanas for diabetes too. They will be very helpful if practised with a great dedication and faith. So, take care and live well!

She is a learner and health conscious person. She is always interested in seeking knowledge regarding Ayurveda, herbal medicine and Yoga to cure any health ailments naturally.
She holds a Bachelor Degree in Alternative Medicine.

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  1. George June 26, 2016

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