Being Diabetic! What to Eat?

Posted by Anne Trueman on Fri, Apr 4, 2014  
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Are you diabetic? If yes, then you need to be extra careful of what to eat and what not to.


Here is a list of some of the preferred foods that are beneficial in keeping sugar levels under control. They enhance your health and at same time take good care of your taste buds.


Juicy Berries:

Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and fibers, delicious berries are a great food for diabetics. Though they are poor in calories yet they add a dash of color and a dollop of goodness to your food. 


Crunchy Apples:

The low carbohydrate and calorie content makes this crunchy fruit an ideal snack for people with high blood sugar. It is enriched with vitamins, minerals, and fibers and is therefore a healthy option for diabetics.  


It would not be an exaggeration to say that apples add a healthy crunchy punch to your diet.


Leafy Spinach:

The humble leafy spinach contains few carbohydrates and can be consumed by the diabetics without any guilt.


Tangy Oranges:

Oranges contains natural compounds that are capable of controlling blood sugar levels. This compensates for the presence of sugars in them. Its natural fibers retard the absorption of sugars and keep blood sugar level in control.   


Violet Brinjal:

Brinjals are poor in starch and carbohydrates but rich in soluble fibers. This easily available vegetable has immense benefits to offer. So, include it in your diet and enjoy the natural goodness it contains.    


Okra (Lady’s finger): 

Okra has lot of soluble fibers and is one of the most recommended vegetable for the diabetics.


Important tip-

Make sure to keep your food portions small and frequent and do not depend too much on fruits only. They contain sugars albeit in little amounts.


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