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Diabetics Research Paper

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What do Diabetics Normally eat?
This is an essential question, for people who cater for diabetic people but also for people who have perhaps, recently been diagnosed with the disease. If you are not a great cook or are a bit paranoid because of the stress this disease puts on you, you don’t have to worry; this guide will provide you with just enough information you’ll need to prepare better meals.
As you certainly know it, diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body is unable to produce any (or low levels) of insulin which in turn, leads to high levels of glucose in the blood. This means that if you (or someone you know) doesn’t control the disease by restricting his or her intake of sugar or salt he or she will develop retinopathy (or
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Some, like dark chocolate will reduce insulin resistance, improve insulin sensitivity, drop insulin levels, fasting of blood glucose and will stop blunt cravings. Oily fish like salmon and raw vegetables like broccoli have anti-inflammatory benefits and can even improve blood sugar control and protect blood vessels. And fruits like berries helps flush fat out of the system. All of these ingredients are regularly used to make delicious dishes for…show more content…
For those of you who can remember, 30 years or 20 years ago, diabetic people were restrained to a very strict diet, where they had to respect every recommendation given by their health specialist.
Now, things are more flexible and we can thank scientific research for that. Diabetic people have, in fact, more freedom to choose what they put on their plate, but they still have to control their intake in carbohydrates, to limit high rates of blood glucose.
The very firm recommendation, when organizing your meals as a diabetic, is to try to eat the same amount of carbohydrates for every meal and to never skip breakfast (because it helps jump start your metabolism). Also, for those who are active (workout a lot) or take fix doses of medication, it is recommended to take a snack or two, during the day.
What Should You Always Put in Your Shopping List?
Make sure you pack up in foods that are low in Glycemic index (or GI). I’ve set up a list of foods that are not only delicious, but that will also provide key nutrients such as Calcium, Potassium, Fiber, Magnesium, vitamins (A, C and E) and most of all, are safe to eat for diabetic
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