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Dietary Tips For Patients With Diabetes

2016-06-14 09:28

Dietary Tips For Patients With DiabetesYou may constantly ask yourself “ What can I eat?”. Now it is time to stop worrying. Here we will give you some suggestions to balance your meals and make the healthiest food choices.

1. Watch your calories

Your age, gender and activity level affect how many you need to eat to gain, lose or maintain your weight.

2. Go for fiber

Increasing your fiber intake can help prevent gas and cramping. You can get it from plant foods like whole grains, fruits, veggies, beans and nuts.

3. Low protein intake

Per kilograms of body weight requires 0.6g protein and 60-75% protein should be high quality of protein such as milk, eggs, fish and lean meat. Beans and bean products should be avoided.

4. Avoid nuts

Peanuts, sunflower seeds, walnuts and apricot as well as other nuts should be avoided.

5. Salt

Salt intake should be 2-3g. Too much salt intake can make you more at risk of high blood pressure and stroke. Processed foods can be very high in salt. Try cooking more meals from scratch at home and then you can control the amount of salt you use.

6. Foods to avoid

Anchovies and sardines contain high levels of purine and should be avoided. You had better not eat animal organs.

7. Exercise

By continuing with a healthy diet and combining it with regular exercise you can lose excess body weight. This is good for insulin requirements and blood glucose levels. By incorporating exercising into your daily routine you can boost your metabolism and help it process the foods you eat.

A healthy diet is really beneficial for a diabetes patient. If you want to know your specific diet plan, you can send your medical reports to kidneycares@hotmail.com or consult with our online expert directly. We are glad to help you.

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