Another 7 day dinner menu for a diabetic man with high blood pressure. Even though I’m still not in a dietitian class, nor do I want to be.
Before staring any diet consult a doctor. Which I am not nor am I a dietitian, nor do I want to be either one.
According to the Diabetic Association you should eat meats that are lean from fats, and if they have low carbohydrates (N.A. n.d.), you should also eat whole grains, and stay away from sugary foods. Drinking non-alcoholic red wine may help reduce your blood pressure.
Salt is known to raise the blood pressure.
Saturated fats are not good for blood pressure due to contributing to the closing of arteries.
Cholesterol is bad for people with both high blood pressure, and diabetes.
You should only drink low fat skimmed milk. Water is the best.
The proteins you should consume are lean meats, poultry, beans, and lentils.
Salt substitute #1
Dried basil, dried thyme, ground coriander, onion powder, ground cumin, ground mustard, garlic powder, cayenne pepper (N.A. n.d.). Place all ingredients in blender, and frappe. Store in tight container.
Salt substitute #2
Crushed dried orange peel, crushed dried lemon peel, garlic powder, ground white pepper, dried basil, ground coriander, dried oregano, dried thyme, ground celery seeds, dried rosemary crushed (a1hotfood n.d.). Place all ingredients in blender, and frappe. Store in tight container.
Both of these seasoning are very low sodium, and carbohydrates.
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