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Healthy Eating Guidelines for Diabetes- TypeFree Diabetes

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Healthy Eating Guidelines for Diabetes

Healthy
Eating Guidelines

Healthy eating guidelines are very important to Type 2 diabetics,
and Type 1 diabetics. Good nutrition goes a long way in cutting the
number of calories, and amount of carbs a person with diabetes eats –
the most  basic way to control blood sugar levels. 

Calories in (with food) = Calories out (energy
used for limited activity)


Salads and Type 2
Diabetes

Eat
your vegetables! You’ve heard that since you were young. However, as a
Type 2 diabetic, getting your daily dose of vegetables can be tough
unless you put some effort into a healthy diet. For that reason,
www.TypeFreeDiabetes.com recommends making at least one of your daily
meals a tasty and healthy salad. Salads can not only load your system
with vitamins and mineral-rich foods, but they can also be tasty.  Read more…


Protein and
Diabetes

Protein is one of the most important components
of a diabetic diet – Insulin is a protein. Diabetics needs to maintain a
balanced diet of the recommended amount of carbohydrates, fats, and
proteins.

Not only will a protein-rich diet help to ensure that
your cells function optimally, but protein also helps to control your
appetite so that you are satiated throughout the day.  Read more…


Hydration
Mythbusters

I need to drink less water in the cooler weather. Despite the
outside temperature, you should always drink water or a low calorie
beverage in order to maintain hydration. Many people believe that they
can drink less water than usual in the winter because they do not sweat
as much.   Read more…



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Food Portion Size – TypeFree Diabetes

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Food Portion Size

Food Portion Size

All people with diabetes would see a reduction in their blood sugar levels if they practiced food portion control. If you the right amount of food based on your metabolism and level of physical activity, your blood sugar and body fat would drop in time. Also, diabetes complications would improve leading to less medications.

Dining Out

Many Diabetics feel overwhelmed when they first start dining out after being diagnosed with Diabetes. After all, dining out removes some of the control you have over what ingredients and options you have for your meals. However.. Read more…

Mastering Nutrition Labels

Nutrition labels are one tool a person with Diabetes, or some-one trying to prevent the onset of Type 2 Diabetes, can use to make healthy food choices. To bring more balance to the meals prepared at home or how you purchase your foods and snacks, you can gain a lot of help from the food nutrition labels on most packaging. Read more…

1200 Calorie to 2400 Calorie Meal Plans

This is a Diabetes menu guide to suggest how to use vegetables, meats, starch, fruit, and fats to meet your daily caloric needs. This menu guide ranges from 1200 calories per day to 2400 calories per day menu plans. Read more…

Using portion-control dishes can help obese diabetics lose weight

Obese people with diabetes can lose weight if they use plates and cereal bowls with markers for proper portion sizes, a new study has found.

Buy a Few & Try Them on For Size

Portion Control Plate

Read more on this story at SAWF News. For more stories on diabetes care and other related topics, read Diabetes in the News.



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