Having diabetes means that the body can not control blood sugar automatically, so a person with diabetes should adapt food, exercise and treatment, to avoid sudden changes in blood sugar.
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The person with diabetes should think about what you eat, what, As and when, to compensate for the effect of insulin, although it is important to note that you can eat the same as a person without diabetes, the same height, the same physical wear, the same age, who is going through the same biological time, adolescence , pregnancy, working age, the vejez.

Adjustments should make a person with diabetes:

a) Remove the quick sugar, bitter herbal tea or any sweetener, replace natural fruit juices and juice commercial dietary; by diet or regular soft light; bitter and hot springs for light varieties; confectionery, honey, sweets and cakes., by Bajas jams without the added calories of sugar, sugar free candy, yogurts, gelatins and dietetic desserts.

b) Fractionate: distributing power to a minimum of 4 - 6 meals. Eat less more times a day not only better distributes carbohydrates and avoid sugar spikes large, also improves metabolism and helps you lose weight.

c) Incorporate more fiber foods: vegetables / vegetables / fruits, delaying the digestion and absorption of starch and sugars. This is very important, and starchy foods that should form the basis of healthy eating, therefore be present in all menus but combined with food to delay its passage into the blood.

There are no forbidden foods, because diabetes does not mean digestive intolerance, or allergy , but the inability to adapt insulin secretion, sudden arrival of a blood glucose.
Fruit is convenient to eat a variety of fruits ( citrus, banana, apple, banana) , fresh. Should consume whole, without peeling or all of your skin and the amount will depend on each person and his eating plan.
Some like watermelon , melon , and strawberry that having less sugar may be higher portion, be distributed during the day, are good choices for snacks.
Vegetables, are not all equal, is very important to get to know which carbohydrates contributes less, that is most convenient to balance traditional menus have much meat, potato, rice and noodles.
Free Consumption: tomato, lettuce, cucumber, radish, celery, endive, cauliflower, repollito of brucelas, broccoli, zucchini, zuchini, chard, fennel, spinach, eggplant, radicheta, watercress, palmettos, mushrooms, thistle, neighbor, peppers, asparagus, carrot, raw beets, onion, verdeo, peas, chauchas, artichoke, corn, spinach, cauliflower.

How to include them in the diet
ej: Scrambled eggs and peas, au gratin baked with white sauce and cheese, beef relleno with rice, guisitos the casseroles of vegetables, rice and meat; omelette champiñones con queso; vegetables and ricotta cannelloni with tomato sauce and white sauce; noodles with spinach and white sauce; Vegetable pies with one cover; Vegetable patties with tomato and cheese; blasts verduras; important part of a sandwich.

The plant proteins are incomplete, except soy , not have all the amino acids that humans need. But today we know that combining cereals with a small portion of animal protein or with legumes, complement proteins and the body receives all you need. Eg: macaroni and cheese, rice with peas, polenta with meat, Lentil stew with sausage etc..
The pyramid recommends a proper power supply , cereals and cereal-based, and starchy vegetables.

We incorporate lots of fiber foods which delay absorption : vegetables and legumes.
Cereals Derivatives are cheap and healthy food, bad fat provide calories, along with a small amount of protein combined with legumes, complement and acquire great biological.
In diabetes the challenge is to incorporate starchy foods at every meal, but in moderation and accompanied by other foods to make digestion more difficult . Ej :
– salad of raw vegetables , before the pasta dish with tomato sauce and meat
– stew peas and rice with sausage
– the ham sandwich meat cold , with tomato, lettuce, cucumber, dressing
– salad, roast beef and potatoes.
We know how to combine foods so we do not have large increases in glucose.

Lic. Sandra Villarreal

Area of ​​Nutrition

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