People with diabetes can eat a healthy balanced diet, the same as people without this condition. There is no need to buy special foods or prepare separate meals, so relax and enjoy healthy eating along with the whole family.
Diabetes is a condition in which the amount of glucose in the blood becomes too high because the body cannot use it properly.
Tip: living with diabetes does not mean you need to cut out all your sugar from your diet. However, sugary drinks can increase you blood glucose quickly, so try to replace them with low sugar and sugar free alternatives.
These are rich in vitamins, so it would be better to spread your fruit intake throughout the day. A typical portion can mean: 1 whole fruit, for example an apple, a handful of grapes, a slice of melon, 3 heaped tablespoons of vegetables; 150 ml of 100% natural fruit juice.
In order to increase our fibre and nutrient intake, try granary and rye breads, basmati rice and chapattis.
The idea for a diabetic person is to eat as healthy as possible, without giving up foods he or she likes. Just pay attention to products labels before purchasing them and try to ensure that you get all the nutrients your body needs.