- Healthy Life Requires Healthy Food
If you’re suffering with diabetes, your foods choices and eating style matters a lot. Recent researches proved that making a few changes to your diet plan helps improve blood-sugar control and cuts the risk of diabetes related complications.
Whether you’re trying to prevent diabetes, there is good news for you. You can make a huge difference with healthy lifestyle changes. The important thing you can do for your health is to lose weight. Experts say that losing just 5% to 10% of your total weight can help you lower your blood sugar significantly, as well as lower your blood pressure, cholesterol levels and also most importantly your sugar levels.
To help you in making wiser decisions, I’ve compiled the list of nutrient rich diabetic friendly foods that helps you lose weight and fight against diabetes. So from now on, every time you enter into the supermarket, take this list handy and represent a new tactic in lifestyle rather than just a diet.
Groceries to Buy:
Buy 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.
Buy grains such as whole-kernel bread, brown rice, and whole barley, millet, and wheat berries; or traditionally processed, such as stone-ground bread, natural granola or muesli breakfast cereals.
Buy white potatoes and refined grain products such as white breads and white pasta to small side dishes.
Limit concentrated sweets—including high-calorie foods with a low glycemic index, such as ice cream—to occasional treats. Eliminate sugar-sweetened drinks.
Buy healthful type of proteins such as beans, fish, or skinless chicken.
Regular Meal Schedule – How and When to Eat?
You can be able to regulate your blood sugar levels—and your weight—only when you maintain a regular meal schedule.• Don’t skip breakfast. Start your day off with a good breakfast. Eating breakfast every day will help you have energy as well as steady blood sugar levels.
Hope you understand how daily food matters when it comes to preventing and controlling diabetes. Eat diabetic friendly foods and bid adieu to diabetes!
*Disclaimer: The results may vary from person to person, depending on age, sex, body weight and a lot of other factors.*