Diabetes Food To Avoid
Coconut is a plant food and rich in nutrients. When thinking of a healthy diet, the milk and water of coconut all are beneficial. The glycemic index of coconut is also low. Hence, Coconut water is fine and coconut flakes are okay occasionally. But you should avoid or limit coconut oil because itâs so rich in saturated fat.
Apples are nutritious as they contain fiber, vitamins (A,B,C,E,K) and other multiminerals. Even though they have carbohydrates and sugar, the sugar content in apple i.e., fructose is different from refined sugars which pose a threat for blood sugar. Moreover, apple's glycemic index is low which makes it a good addition for diabetics.
Almonds and almond milk are good options for people with diabetes. Whole almond nuts, in particular, appear to provide several benefits, including superior blood sugar control, better weight management, and improved heart health. They are also a great source of magnesium.
All cow's milk does contain carbohydrates, and it is important for people with diabetes to factor this into their carbohydrate counts. However, skim milk can be a lower- fat, lower-calorie option for people who are not lactose intolerant and prefer cow's milk.
Bananas are an excellent source of potassium and supply vitamin B6, fibre and carbohydrate, and some vitamin C. Since they have a lower water content than most fruit, bananas typically have more calories as well as a higher sugar content compared to other non-tropical fruits. Also, its glycemic index is on the borderline of low range. Hence, they can be taken in moderation.
A high fiber breakfast like Oats Cheela, Oats pancakes, Dalia, poha, vegetables quinoa with whole egg bhurji, multigrain palak or methi roti, milk cereals with a handful of nuts and seeds; All these can make for a healthy diabetic friendly breakfast option.