Diabetes is one of dangerous disease that in which the person has high blood glucose either because insulin production is inadequate or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin or both. To avoid this disease, the best way is to have an healthy meal. Diabetes.org , website of American Diabetes Association has give some explanation about diabetes meal plans and a healthy diet. Read below article for more information
What is a Diabetes Meal Plans
– Diabetes meal plans is a guide that tells you how much and what kinds of food you can choose to eat at meals and snack times. A good meal plan should fit in with your schedule and eating habits. Some meal planning tools include the plate method, carb counting and glycemic index. The right meal plans will help to improve blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol numbers and also help keep your weight on track.
People with diabetes have to take extra care to make sure that their food is balanced with insulin and oral medications and exercise to help manage their blood glucose levels.
Your doctor or dietitian can help you create a meal plans that is best for you.
– Healthy diet is a way of eating that reduces risk for complication especially from diabetes. Healthy eating includes eating a wide variety of foods including :
- whole grains
- non-fat dairy products
- lean meats
Make sure your choices from each food group provide the highest quality nutrients you can find. Pick foods rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber over those that are processed. It takes some planning but you can fit your favorite foods into your meal plans and still manage your blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol.
– Source:= American Diabetes Association
How about that? If you any additional diabetes meal plans , refer to your doctor before making any diet.