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Diabetic Diet / Torture or Not

The perfect diabetes nutrition plan aims at providing a mixture of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins at each meal at an appropriate calorie level. But its noble twin objectives of providing essential nutrients as well as creating an even release of glucose into the blood from meal to meal and from day to day may not really satisfy the pleasures of a dining table.

Is the diabetes diet sheer torture? Do you have to sacrifice your taste buds at the altar of reclaiming health? Or can there be a via media for the millions afflicted with diabetes? Sign up at this support group and get your answers!

 

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Diabetic Diet / Torture or Not

DM as it is popularly called is a metabolic hormonal disorder. It is caused when the hormone "insulin" produced by the pancreas starts playing truant in the body. The two major forms of diabetes are type 1 (previously called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or juvenile-onset...Read More

Posted on : Friday, July 30, 2010 12:00 AM
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Diabetes is said to be a sedentary lifestyle disease as people seldom get time to exercise and the food they eat is not properly converted.
Types Of diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes – Your body doesn’t produce Insulin at all.
Type 2 Diabetes – Your body doesn’t produce the required amount of insulin.
Gestational Diabetes - You develop this at the time of your pregnancy.
Although Diabetes is not curable, there are some remedies to keep Diabetes in check
1.Do not skip meals.
2.Avoid foods having high sodium/sugar content.
3.Avoid smoking, Drinking, Non vegetarian foods and Sweets completely.
4.Have fresh vegetables like lemon, Bitter Gourd, Amla, Tomatoes, Cucumbers more in your diet
(Keep in Your Mind, The body needs more fibers and these vegetables are a good source of Fiber).
5.Try walking for minimum 3 – 4 kilometers a day briskly.
Replied on Thursday, April 1, 2010 12:00 AM
i have diabetes since 2 years but it has brought positive changes in me i have reduced my weight by 18 kgs by regular exercise and diet control as of now i am off medicines i have become more active and energetic if i had followed this way of life previously i would not have had this disease but better late than never
Replied on Friday, July 30, 2010 12:00 AM

shahkhan_4
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WHAT ABOUT THE SEA FOOD SUCH AS FISH, PRAWN and LOBSTER

CAN WE USE THE ABOVE SAID?
Replied on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 4:01 AM
Seafood – A Smart Choice For Diabetes.
Replied on Thursday, February 5, 2015 9:35 PM
 


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