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Diabetes Diet

By creating a good diabetes diet for yourself, you can definitely help manage and deal with this condition and lead a much more normal life.

One of the key components you need to think about when creating a diabetes diet is keeping your blood sugar levels stable. If you do so you will have better control over your insulin release and will not experience near the amount of symptoms you would otherwise.

In order to do this, your diabetes diet should have you eating approximately every three to four hours in an effort to ensure you never have too low of blood sugar levels nor too high of levels.

You will also want to avoid any foods that are very high in refined sugars as these are going to send your insulin levels very high and then leaving you crashing, feeling fatigued, shaky, dizzy and all around not good. This would include such things as processed snack foods, regular soda drinks, large amounts of fruit, large plates of pasta with little protein and any other candy-like products.

Being sure to include some healthy fats and protein in with any carbohydrates you eat at every meal will also go a long way towards helping to manage this condition. It can be as simple as putting a tablespoon of peanut butter on your apple as a snack or halving your pasta serving and having it with a can of tuna instead.

Finally, try and find ways to get more fibre into your diet as this again will help to manage the condition and prevent you from seeing blood sugar spikes followed by crashes. This can be easily accomplished by including a vegetable with every meal and snack you eat. Not only are they high in fibre but they will also minimally affect your blood sugar and are very low in calories thus are perfect for those who are looking to lose weight.

Be sure to speak with your health care professional as well as they will likely have recommendations you can do to help manage your condition.




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