TopicType 2 Diabetes - Foods That Help Fight Diabetes

  • Tue 16th Apr 2019 - 4:55am

    Fish is a good choice of protein as they contain more healthy unsaturated fatty acids such as Clave De Diabetes Revisión  omega-3 that are beneficial for you and your baby's development. Vegetable oils are also good sources of unsaturated fats that are essential for your health. Olive oil (cold pressed, extra virgin), grape-seed oil, oils from raw nuts are all good choices. For fruits, try to choose those with a relatively low sugar level, such as green apples, pears, peaches, berries, grapefruits, oranges and so on. Fruits such as watermelons and banana contain relatively higher sugar levels and therefore should be taken in limited amount. Fruits are best eaten with a meal for 1 to 2 servings a day. If your blood glucose is unstable, you may want to eat cucumber, tomatoes instead of fruits.

    In general, you should avoid or restrict your intake of foods containing simple sugars such as soft drinks, fruit juice, fruit tea, chocolates, and most desserts. These foods are quickly broken down into glucose, enter your blood stream, and then raise your blood sugar levels. If you are really craving for sweet foods, consult your doctor to see if you can eat foods containing artificial sweeteners. You should also limit your intake of unsaturated fats. Choose lean meat instead of fatty ones. Trim off any visible fats before cooking.

    Milk contains high levels of lactose, a simple sugar, so if you should control your consumption of milk to 1 to 2 glasses daily. As an alternative, you can reduce your sugar intake by drinking milk formulated for diabetes. Although you want to control your blood sugar levels, this does not mean you should compromise your nutrient needs. You should be eating a diet that provides enough calories and nutrients for you and your baby. At the same time you need to achieve a healthy weight gain during pregnancy.

    The nutritional needs of pregnant women with gestational diabetes and women with normal blood sugar are the same. However, you must pay more attention to the caloric intake, the ratio of nutrients (food groups), and meal times. It is not always easy to discover food combinations that boost metabolism levels high enough to notice a difference. This is one reason so many people feel the urge to binge by eating sweets such as doughnuts, candy bars or ice cream.


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