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Can Diabetics Eat Arborio Rice

An Alternative To Rice For Diabetics

An Alternative To Rice For Diabetics

(From the author’s blog, “Behind the Bamboo Veil”) Day 1: Coming to terms At age 50, I discovered that I have become a diabetic. I didn’t really realize what it meant to be a diabetic, only that my blood sugar level was “higher than the norm.” What I understand, from the underpinnings of many subsequent consultations and conversations with my endocrinologist, is that once a diabetic, always a diabetic. My goal should be to control the blood sugar levels from reaching extreme highs. Yet as I struggle to maintain some form of equilibrium, it can happen that blood sugar levels may drop precariously low as well. So perhaps the right way to phrase it is that my goal should be to control the blood sugar levels from reaching extremes of highs or lows, period. Sigh, the horror stories of severe diabetes. From possible blindness to amputation due to gangrene and cuts that wouldn’t heal, from renal failure to kidney transplants to death due to multiple organ failure and cardiac arrest… Sigh, the paradox of diabetes. Weight gain—is it a symptom or a result of the condition? Sigh, the painful truth about diabetes, especially Type II diabetes mellitus: While genetics encourages a predisposition to it, diet and level of activity are the early determinants. So now that I am a certified diabetic, it really was pretty much of my own doing! Of course, nearly 20 years of therapy and psychiatric medication pushed me along and helped the condition blossom. Of course, that my mother died at 87 of complications that developed from diabetes put me at risk for developing the same disease. Of course, that I eat as much rice as a construction worker after a hard day must have given me more spare tires than a car had any right to have. Of course, that I drink very socially, and v Continue reading >>

Risotto Rice Problem

Risotto Rice Problem

Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community I had just ONE cooked tablespoon of risotto rice cooked in with loads of green veg, olive oil, garlic, herbs and beef. And I spiked to 9.2 :shock: even just plain boiled rice doesnt affect me that much. Any ideas before I cross this one off my list of foods? The type of rice usually used for risotto (Aborio for example)has a relatively high GI of about 69and has a GLof 36 for 150g cooked portion. When you cook it for a longish time then it becomes very soft, the starch is 'released', making it very easy to absorb. Basmati , cooked al dente has a lower GI and GL .(GL range 18-28 for 150g) I don't even attempt risotto , insulin or not! Lucy, you can make a seriously nice risotto using cauliflower rice, you just need to think 'back to front' - first you need to make the sauce, quite thick, for example if you make a mushroom risotto: Fry onion until golden, add sliced mushrooms, fry until lightly brown, add dried porcini mushrooms (if you use them they need soaking in water first), add philadelphia cheese or double cream, finely chopped parsley, a little finely grated lemon peel. This will give you a thick, slightly gooey sauce. Grate a raw cauliflower to resemble rice grains, cook in the microwave on high for about 5 - 6 minutes, add a few splashes of Maggi liquid seasoning, little bit of salt and butter and stir into the mushroom sauce, top with freshly grated parmesan. Do the same with a ham and leek risotto, etc - it really does make a lovely risotto that doesnt taste like cauliflower at all. Continue reading >>

Risotto. Experiment | Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community

Risotto. Experiment | Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community

Diabetes Forum The Global Diabetes Community Find support, ask questions and share your experiences. Join the community After a tip from a low carber friend who swears she can tolerate arborio rice I've made a risotto mixed peppers and mushroom. I started off with butter and at the end of cooking time stirred a dollop of cream cheese and a godly handful of cheese...tested before eating at 5.8. And two hours later only 6.9...this frankly surprised me. But she says the butter cream cheese and cheese prevents the spike...and although risotto sounds strange for breakfast (admittedly) a bit late. Was so creamy. I couldn't wait to try it...I shall have this for tea in a little larger portion....its lovely when you find a food that doesn't spike you...god if I eat porrige. I can zip up into the teens! Ah but! Not wishing to spoil your joy, did you keep testing until your levels came back to 5.8? You may have missed the spike. Just ran off quick tp test and I'm 5.9 now that's 2 and a half hours from eating...I was very sceptical. Tested every hour...I can't quite believe it Knowing my luck will have later and it won't be the same. Admittedly it was not a big portion In the intetests of anyone who may read this and be tempted to try....the risotto is now firmly back on the forbidden list of foods for me...I did have a larger portion for supper. @bluetit was quite right to warn me.....there I was happily munching away....1 hour later I was 9.8...oh dear....well we live and learn don't we. In the intetests of anyone who may read this and be tempted to try....the risotto is now firmly back on the forbidden list of foods for me...I did have a larger portion for supper. @bluetit was quite right to warn me.....there I was happily munching away....1 hour later I was 9.8...oh dear....w Continue reading >>

Risotto(italian Arborio Rice) Recipe

Risotto(italian Arborio Rice) Recipe

Risotto(Italian Arborio Rice) Recipe from the diabetic recipe collection at InformationAboutDiabetes.comIngredients: 2 tsp Virgin olive oil1 small Onion, chopped1 cup Italian Arborio rice2 cup Vegetables stock1/4 tsp SaltPepper to taste2 tbsp Parmesan OR2 tbsp Romano cheese In a medium-size non-stick saucepan, heat oil and saute onion untiltender. Add rice and cook, until, stirring, 2 or 3 minutes. Addstock and salt. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer 20 minutes.Remove from heat. Turn rice into a warm dish and season with pepper.Garnish with cheese.NOTE: This is a basic risotto rice . Many ingredients may be added,such as green onion, peas, sliced mushrooms, clams, shrimp, leanhamburger or chicken.Food Exchanges per serving: 2 STRACH/BREAD EXCHANGES + (if meat, fishor a vegetable is added, be sure to include these exchanges).CAL: 136; CHO: 1mg; CAR: 26g; PRO: 3g; SOD: 107mg; FAT: 2g;Source: Light & Easy Diabetic Cuisine by Betty MarksBrought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion her Meal-Master.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Preparation Time: 0:00 Risotto(Italian Arborio Rice) Recipe provided for you by InformationAboutDiabetes.com Is this Risotto(Italian Arborio Rice) Recipe Suitable for Diabetics? This Risotto(Italian Arborio Rice) recipe comes from our category which lists diabetic Rice recipes. As we are unaware of your individual diabetic concerns & the guidelines your doctor has given you, we really can`t say with any degree of certainty that this Risotto(Italian Arborio Rice) recipe is suitable for you. Even taking that into account, as someone labelled it as `diabetic` it should indicate that it, at the very least, meets the basic specification for the label `diabetic`, being low in fat and carbs and therefore, should be better for your health than a normal rec Continue reading >>

Arborio Rice Nutrition

Arborio Rice Nutrition

Jill Corleone is a registered dietitian and health coach who has been writing and lecturing on diet and health for more than 15 years. Her work has been featured on the Huffington Post, Diabetes Self-Management and in the book "Noninvasive Mechanical Ventilation," edited by John R. Bach, M.D. Corleone holds a Bachelor of Science in nutrition. Arborio rice is a type of sticky rice that does not lose its bite.Photo Credit: piyato/iStock/Getty Images Grown only in Italy, arborio rice is what makes your favorite risotto dish creamy and delicious. The extra creaminess is credited to its high starch content. Although it is starchier than traditional long-grain white rice, the extra starch does not mean it's higher in carbs. Decipher the nutritional content of arborio rice to determine how this grain fits into your healthy eating plan. Although arborio rice contains some protein and fat, almost 90 percent of the calories in the rice comes from its carbohydrate content. A 1/4-cup uncooked serving contains 38 grams of carbs, 4 grams of protein; and 0.5 grams of fat. Its carb content is very similar to long-grain white rice, which has 37 grams of carbs in a 1/4-cup serving. Arborio rice is a better source of fiber, however, with 2 grams per serving compared with 0.6 grams in long-grain rice. Fiber in food helps with hunger control, and getting more in your diet may lower your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity. Calorie-wise, arborio rice has about the same amount of calories as other types of rice, with 170 calories per 1/4-cup uncooked serving. If you follow a 2,000-calorie diet, that's less than 10 percent of your daily calorie needs. Most Americans eat too many calories, which is why there is an obesity epidemic, according to the Dietary Guidelines for America Continue reading >>

Spring Risotto | Diabetic Living Online

Spring Risotto | Diabetic Living Online

In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add fennel and garlic; cook about 5 minutes or until fennel is tender, stirring occasionally. Add the uncooked rice. Cook about 5 minutes or until rice is golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring broth and the water to boiling. Add green beans, if using. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add asparagus, if using. Cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more or just until vegetables are tender. Using a slotted spoon, transfer vegetables to a bowl, reserving broth mixture in saucepan. Set vegetables aside. Reduce heat; cover and keep broth mixture simmering. Carefully stir 1 cup of the broth mixture into the rice mixture. Cook, stirring frequently, over medium heat until liquid is absorbed. Stir another 1 cup of the broth mixture into the rice mixture. Continue to cook, stirring frequently, until liquid is absorbed. Add another 1 cup of the broth mixture, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring frequently until the broth is absorbed. (This should take 18 to 20 minutes total.) Stir in the remaining broth mixture. Cook and stir until rice is slightly firm (al dente) and creamy. Stir in cooked asparagus and/or beans, the arugula, radishes, parsley, and mint. Serve immediately. PER SERVING: 125 cal., 2 g total fat 227 mg sodium, 24 g carb. (2 g fiber), 3 g pro. Continue reading >>

The Diabetic's Guide To Eating Rice

The Diabetic's Guide To Eating Rice

Replace white rice with brown If White Rice were to be a contestant on “Let’s Get These Blood Sugars Soaring” it would receive a standing ovation. It has a high score on the Glycemic Index - a list that grades foods according to how much they screw up your blood sugar. It’s naturally good at helping people develop diabetes. Each additional servings of white rice a week increases your chance of developing diabetes by 10%. That’s eating more than 4 servings a week, and it’s no laughing matter, considering how common white rice is. Fried rice at the chinese restaurant? White. Favorite cajun dirty rice at the family reunion? White. Mexican rice at your aunt’s house? White. Rice and veggies steamer bag in the frozen food isle? Yup, white again. Not to mention the plethora of rice pastas and gluten free breads that rely on this cheap, processed and refined grain. Brown rice is actually white rice that has not be stripped of its nutrients and refined. Two of those nutrients are fiber and magnesium - both of which have been shown to regulate blood sugar. Studies have shown that replacing white rice with brown rice even helps reduce the likelihood of developing diabetes. Eat less rice overall for best blood sugar control Replacing all white rice with brown rice is a good idea - reduces diabetes risk by 16%. Eating less rice overall is best - replacing rice with other grains reduces diabetes risk by 36%. Did you know a serving of rice is ½ cup? Here are some ways to make that half cup be enough. Instead of filling your plate with brown rice and sprinkling in some veggies, eat a plateful of veggies sprinkled with ½ cup of brown rice. Want even better control? Adapt a habit from our south of the border friends and serve beans whenever you eat brown rice. And since 5 Continue reading >>

The Rice Story Diabetic Health Clinic

The Rice Story Diabetic Health Clinic

Rice is one of the most consumed foods in the world. Mainly Asian countries are the big consumers. Interestingly as they get wealthier their rice consumption slows. The consumption ofmeat and dairy increases. Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice). As a cereal grain, it is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the worlds human population, especially in Asia. It is the agricultural commodity with the third-highest worldwide production, after sugar cane and maize, according to 2012 FAOSTAT data. Rice is the most important grain with regard to human nutrition and caloric intake, providing more than one fifth of the calories consumed worldwide by humans.Chinese legends attribute the domestication of rice to Shennong, the legendary Emperor of China and inventor of Chinese agriculture. Genetic evidence has shown that rice originates from a single domestication thousands of years ago in the Pearl River valley region of China.Previously, archaeological evidence had suggested that rice was domesticated in the Yangtze River valley region in China. From East Asia, rice was spread to Southeast and South Asia.Rice was introduced to Europe through Western Asia, and to the Americas through European colonisation. Rice can come in many shapes, colours and sizes.There are many varieties of rice and culinary preferences tend to vary regionally. In some areas such as the Far East or Spain, there is a preference for softer and stickier varieties.In Australia as with most western countries the preference is for refined white rice. The reason for this is because over many years we have been sold white rice.It is easier for the food factories because it keep longer and we have simply become accustomed to the taste Continue reading >>

13 Best And Worst Foods For People With Diabetes

13 Best And Worst Foods For People With Diabetes

If you have diabetes, watching what you eat is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy. "The basic goal of nutrition for people with diabetes is to avoid blood sugar spikes," said Dr. Gerald Bernstein, director of the diabetes management program at Friedman Diabetes Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Candy and soda can be dangerous for diabetics because the body absorbs these simple sugars almost instantly. But all types of carbs need to be watched, and foods high in fat—particularly unhealthy fats—are problematic as well because people with diabetes are at very high risk of heart disease, said Sandy Andrews, RD, director of education for the William Sansum Diabetes Center in Santa Barbara, Calif. Worst: White rice The more white rice you eat, the greater your risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a 2012 review. In a study of more than 350,000 people, those who ate the most white rice were at greatest risk for type 2 diabetes, and the risk increased 11 percent for each additional daily serving of rice. "Basically anything highly processed, fried, and made with white flour should be avoided," Andrews said. White rice and pasta can cause blood sugar spikes similar to that of sugar. Have this instead: Brown rice or wild rice. These whole grains don't cause the same blood sugar spikes thanks to fiber, which helps slow the rush of glucose into the bloodstream, Andrews said. What's more, a Harvard School of Public Health study found that two or more weekly servings of brown rice was linked to a lower diabetes risk. Worst: Blended coffees Blended coffees that are laced with syrup, sugar, whipped cream, and other toppings can have as many calories and fat grams as a milkshake, making them a poor choice for those with diabetes. A 16-ounce Continue reading >>

A List Of Carbohydrates That You Can Eat When You Are A Type 2 Diabetic

A List Of Carbohydrates That You Can Eat When You Are A Type 2 Diabetic

Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all known cases of diabetes, according to the International Diabetes Federation. Type 2 diabetes occurs most often in overweight people over the age of 40. However, it is becoming more prevalent among younger populations with the rise in obesity. Treatment involves diet, exercise and oral medication. Carbohydrates in food have a great impact on blood sugar; knowing what foods contain carbohydrates can help you manage your diabetes. Video of the Day Starches contain carbohydrates, fiber and B vitamins. A serving of starch contains 80 calories and 15 g of carbohydrate. Examples of starch foods and serving sizes you can eat include 1 slice of bread, 1 oz. of a bagel, 1/2 of an English muffin, a hamburger or hot dog roll, 3/4 cup of cold cereal, 1/2 cup of hot cereal, 5 crackers, 1/2 cup of peas or corn, 1/3 cup of pasta, rice or couscous, 3 oz. baked potato and 3 cups of air-popped popcorn. For better blood sugar control, choose more whole-grain starches. Fiber in whole-grains decreases the rate of digestion allowing for a slower release of sugar into the bloodstream. Fruits provide carbohydrate, fiber, vitamin C, potassium and folate. A typical serving of contains 60 calories and 15 g of carbohydrate. Fruit choices and serving sizes type 2 diabetics can eat include a small apple or orange, 1 cup of cantaloupe, 2 small plums, 1/2 cup of applesauce, 1 kiwi, 1 medium peach, 1/2 a large pear, 17 grapes, 4 oz. banana, 1/2 cup of unsweetened canned fruit, 2 tbsp. of raisins, 3 prunes, 1/2 cup apple or orange juice and 1/3 cup prune or cranberry juice. Whole fruit makes a better choice than the juice because of its fiber content. In addition to helping control blood sugar, fiber in fruit also helps manage hunger better than the ju Continue reading >>

Basmati Rice And Diabetes By Dr Sarah Schenker

Basmati Rice And Diabetes By Dr Sarah Schenker

Basmati rice, particularly wholegrain Basmati rice can and should be a regular addition to the diets of people who suffer from Type 2 diabetes. Basmati rice is a naturally low to medium energy food but as with all carbohydrate foods, it’s the portion size that is important: an average serving of boiled rice is 150-180g providing 207-248 calories; a small serving (100g) provides approximately 138 calories. By contrast a typical takeaway portion of fried rice is 300g providing 558 calories, so it’s important not to assume all rice types are the same. Wholegrain Basmati rice has the lowest GI (glycaemic index) of all rice types, which means once digested it releases its energy slowly keeping blood sugar levels more stable, which is a crucial part of diabetes management. On the other hand, sticky and risotto type rices have much higher GIs, so less suitable in a diabetic diet. The varying GIs of rice depends on the type of carbohydrate present in the grains. Basmati rice has the greatest amount of a type known as amylose which does not gelatinize during cooking and results in fluffy, separate grains. Whereas grains with more amylopectin burst on cooking resulting in sticky rice that can be eaten with chopsticks. The more intact the structure of a grain of rice the lower the GI because once consumed the particle size maintains intact for longer, slowing the digestive process. The higher quality brands of rice like Tilda have the technology to reject broken grains from their products, further guaranteeing the low GI of the rice. Steaming rice helps to better maintain the structure of the grain compared with boiled rice so generally steamed rice has a lower GI than boiled. Wholegrain Basmati rice is also a source of fibre which is important for gut health and improves bowe Continue reading >>

Is Rice Good For Diabetics?

Is Rice Good For Diabetics?

Rice has received some negative publicity lately regarding its effects on the development of diabetes. A large study, published this March in the British Medical Journal, found that regular eaters of white rice were significanty more likely to develop type-2 diabetes than people who rarely consume the food. The study found that the risk of developing diabetes was 55% higher for Asian populations and 12% higher for western populations in those who consume 3 to 4 servings of white rice a day compared to those who rarely consumed white rice. The results are controversial however because most countries that consume large amounts of rice actually have a very low diabetes incidence, suggesting that if white rice consumption is a risk factor for diabetes, it is much less important than other established risk factors such as a sedentary lifestyle and obesity. Brown rice consumption on the other hand generally shows an inverse association with diabetes risk. For example, a Harvard study, published in 2010, found that two servings of brown rice a week cut the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by about 11%. The differing results between brown and white rice are likely due to the lower GI, and more favourable nutrient profile of brown rice. When compared to potatoes, white rice has a similar GI, but lower amounts of magnesium and fiber, two components that are beneficial for diabetic patients. 100 grams of cooked white rice has no dietary fiber and only 8mg of magnesium compared to 1.8g of fiber and 20mg of magnesium in the same amount of boiled potatoes. In contrast, brown rice has 1.8g of fiber and an impressive 43mg of magnesium. This doesn’t necessarily mean that white rice should be avoided altogether however regular eaters of white rice should ensure that they get adequate Continue reading >>

Can I Eat Rice If I Have Diabetes?

Can I Eat Rice If I Have Diabetes?

Diet plays an important role in staying healthy, especially for people with diabetes. Many people wonder whether high-carbohydrate foods such as rice are healthy to eat. This article will explain how to count carbohydrates, how to incorporate rice into the diet, and what the healthy alternatives to rice are. Diabetes basics Diabetes mellitus is a group of diseases where the body does not adequately produce insulin, use insulin properly, or both. Insulin plays a crucial role in allowing blood sugar to enter the cells and be used for energy. There are two main types: type 1 and type 2 diabetes. People with diabetes have abnormally high levels of blood sugar. This can damage many organs in the body if left untreated. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases recommend the following steps to manage diabetes: making healthy choices in eating engaging in regular physical activity or exercise taking medications, if required A nutritious diet is important in keeping blood sugar levels at a healthy level. The healthy range is 80 to 130 milligrams per deciliter mg/dL before meals or below 180 mg/dL after meals, according to the American Diabetes Association. People with type 1 diabetes require insulin. Various insulin delivery systems and protocols are used to manage blood sugar levels both between and at meal times. People with type 2 diabetes often manage their condition with diet and exercise, and with medications as needed to keep their blood sugar levels within the target range. These medications vary in how they work. People with diabetes will have different treatment plans, and they will respond to food, exercise, and medication differently. It is important that people consult with a doctor to get personalized recommendations on target blood suga Continue reading >>

Eating At Restaurants With Diabetes

Eating At Restaurants With Diabetes

How to keep your blood sugar in check when dining out. By the dLife Editors Going out to eat is fraught with challenges for people who need to watch their blood sugar. There’s the giant portion size issue, the unknown ingredients, and the “special-occasion effect.” That’s the way we tell ourselves it’s ok to make unhealthy choices on special occasions. Our idea of what constitutes a special occasion is pretty subjective. Here are some tips on making d-friendly choices in restaurants, by type of cuisine. What to Order at Italian Restaurants Italian restaurants can be full of high-carbohydrate foods like bread, pasta, pizza, risotto, and gnocci. Many of these combine refined carbs with processed meats like sausage and pepperoni, and batters or breading (think eggplant Parmesan or fried mozzarella). Things you can do: Ask your server to skip the bread basket for your table. If you’re going to splurge and have pasta, ask for it as a side dish and don’t eat more than the size of your fist. That’s one cup of pasta, or about 45 grams of carbohydrate. Order unbreaded chicken or veal baked with sauces like piccata, marsala, puttanesca, francese, or cacciatore. Other good choices include: Caesar salad with grilled or baked fish, escarole and beans, and minestrone soup. What to Order at Mexican Restaurants Mexican food can be full of carbohydrates with large portions of rice, beans, and tortillas. Things you can do: At the very least, limit portion sizes. Ask to have half your plate wrapped to go before you even start eating. Skip the rice; ask for black beans or salad in its place. If you love chips and salsa, take a handful and then ask for the basket to be removed from the table. Order soft chicken or fish tacos and eat the fillings with a fork, skipping the tor Continue reading >>

Risotto Arborio Rice

Risotto Arborio Rice

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