Diabetes is on the rise, yet most cases are preventable with healthy lifestyle changes. Some can even be reversed. Taking steps to prevent and control diabetes doesn’t mean living in deprivation; it means eating a tasty, balanced diet that will also boost your energy and improve your mood. You don’t have to give up sweets entirely or resign yourself to a lifetime of bland food. With these tips, you can still take pleasure from your meals without feeling hungry or deprived.
Some important tips for Diabetic Diet
Don’t miss breakfast. Start day with a good healthy breakfast. Eating
Keep calorie intake the same. The amount of calories eat on a day-to-day
Eat regular small meals—6times per day.
Breakfast daily will help to have energy along with maintaining normal
Blood sugar levels.
Basis regularly maintains blood sugar levels.
There are some guidelines which are recommended to patients who are suffering from Diabetes:-
Carbohydrate provides 45 – 65% of calories on daily basis. The quantity and form of carbohydrates which are required in our body are two important factors in diabetic patients it includes vegetables, fruit s, beans, and whole grains. These foods are also high in fiber. Patients with diabetes should monitor their carbohydrate intake
A fat provides 25 – 35% of calories daily. Monounsaturated fats like olive, peanut,canola oils and avocados and nuts and omega-3 polyunsaturated such as fish,flaxseed oil, and walnuts fats are the best in use. Less intake of saturated fat like red meat, butter. Take low-fat dairy products instead of whole milk products. Use of trans-fats such as snack foods, fried foods, and baked goods should be less.
Protein provide 12 – 20% of calories daily, as these are recommended in very less amount in patients diabetic patients who are also have kidney problem. Fish, soya and poultry are better protein choices than red meat.
Take fiber rich diet like Sweet potatoes, yams, winter, squash, cauliflower mash,Whole-wheat pasta, Brown rice or wild rice,High-fiber,low-sugar breakfast cereal,Low-sugar bran flakes.
Eat a lot of non-starchy vegetables, beans, and fruits such as apples, pears,peaches, and berries. Even tropical fruits like bananas, mangoes, and papayas tend to have a lower glycemic index than typical desserts.
Eat grains in the least-processed state possible unbroken,” such as whole-kernel bread, brown rice, and whole barley, millet, and wheat berries; ortraditionally processed, such as stone-ground bread, natural granola or muesli breakfast cereals.
Some foods containing healthful fats, such as olive oil, nuts like almonds,walnuts, pecans and avocados. Use limited amount of saturated fats from dairy and other animal products. Don’t use partially hydrogenated fats like Trans fats, which comes underfast food and lots of packed foods. Healthy fats – The best fats arenunsaturated fats, which originates from plant and fish sources and became liquid at room temperature. Primary sources of healthy fats include olive oil, canola oil,nuts, and avocados. Some omega-3 fatty acids are also good in diet, because they fight against inflammation and support brain and heart health. Good sources of it include salmon, tuna, and flaxseeds.
Planet Ayurveda offers Diabetes care pack for Better control of blood sugar in blood. It includes effective herbal remedies which are very safe to use on regular basis. Let’s see what it contains –
1. Fenugreek capsules: 2 capsules, twice daily, after meals.
2. Bitter melon capsules: 2 capsules, twice daily after meals.
3. Diabetes support: 2 capsules, twice daily before half an hour of meals.
4. Madhumehantaka churna ; 1 tea spoon full, twice daily after meals.
All these remedies are free from chemicals, preservatives and other added colors.
They undergo quality, quantity and potency check before reaching in market.
Capsules are packed with pure extracts of best quality herbs and are formulated by Ayurveda experts.
For more information, ask your health queries to Dr. Vikram Chauhan and Dr. Meenakshi Chauhan at : [email protected]