Saturday, 12 July 2014

Balanced diet Vs Junk food



“Diabetes is the metabolic disorder where body can’t utilize blood glucose either completely or partially. In Diabetic patient it always seen that Glucose concentration is raised in the blood.”

 


 



Diet Guidelines for diabetic patients:
  • Increase the intake of Fiber and protein in your Diet chart it will help to improve the insulin sensitivity.                                                                                                    

    Source- Pulse, egg White, Milk (in moderate amount), Fish (2-3 times a week)         

  •  Reduce the intake of Fat especially saturated fats such as Coconut oil, Ghee, animal fat. Increase the intake of Omega 3 Fatty acid which helps to reduce the LDL cholesterol and triglycerides’.
  • Increase the intake of vitamins like Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Vitamin E, Vitamin A. It will help to reduce the free radical damage. So increase the intake of Fruits and vegetables.
  • Include daily Fenugreek seed (Methikadana) and Flaxseeds (Alsi) in your Diet chart.
  • Always rotate cooking oil, never stick on one brand oil. 
  • Maintain your body weight.
  • Exercise daily minimum 30-45 min.
  • Don’t skip your meals.
  • Avoid fried food
  •  Add chromium rich food in your diet chart as chromium is beneficial in insulin sensitivity.
  • Note- Supplementing chromium (in a dose dependent manner) in the natural form improves blood glucose, insulin, cholesterol, and hemoglobin inpre-diabetic and people with Type 2 diabetes. 
      Source - Nutmeg fruit (Jayfal), cashewnut, almond, walnut and spices

  • One of the important things for Diabetic diet is food and its glycemic index.
    “The Ability of the Food item to raise the blood sugar is measured in terms of glycemic index”
    Higher the glycemic index of the food, more strain on insulin receptors and rapid rising in the Blood Sugar.Lowerthe glycemic index of the food, lower strain on insulin receptors thus controlled blood sugar.

  •   Consider following Low glycemic index food in your diet chart.


               
    Daliya
    Broccoli
    Wheat flour
    Lettuce
    Barley
    Lentils
    Ragi
    Rajma
    Jowar
    Soyabeans
    Bottel gourd
    Black gram
    Tomato
    Guava
    Kiwi
    Apple,kiwi
    Oats
    Grapefruits
    Cucumber
    Cherries
    Mashroom
    Curd
    Cabbage
    Cashew nut
    Cauliflower
    Garlic,Ginger
    Onion
    Tofu