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Can Diabetic People Eat Chicken And Mutton?

Can Diabetic People Eat Chicken And Mutton?

DIABETIC PATIENTS must exercise extreme caution in their carbohydrate (sugars) and fat consumption to bare minimal limits. They should increase their protein and fiber consumption beyond optimal limits. By doing so, diabetic patients will not only keep their blood sugar levels under control but may also be able to reverse their lifestyle disorders like Type-II Diabetes and other allied ailments. Now, I suggest some very healthy and beneficial non-vegetarian dishes for diabetic patients. These non-veg dishes will not only keep a check on carbohydrate and fat portion but will also give a boost up to healthy protein and fiber proportion and all of this can be achieved in one single dish. And I give below 5 such nutritious and delicious dishes. BOILED CHICKEN SALAD is any salad with chicken as a main ingredient. Other common ingredients may include mayonnaise, celery, onion, pepper, salt. Chicken salad consisting primarily of chopped chicken meat and a binder, such as mayonnaise or salad dressing. Like tuna salad and egg salad, it may be served on top of lettuce, tomato, avocado, or some combination of these. It may also refer to a garden salad with fried, grilled, or roasted chicken (usually cut up or diced) on top. BOILED CHICKEN SALAD BOILED EGG SALAD is part of a tradition of salads involving eggs mixed with seasonings in the form of herbs, spices, and other foods, and bound with mayonnaise. Egg salad is typically made of chopped hard-boiled eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, minced celery and onion, salt, black pepper, and paprika. It is also often used as a topping on green salad. 2. BOILED EGG SALAD 3. BOILED TUNA SALAD 4. BOILED LAMB MEAT SALAD 5. BOILED EGG CHICKEN TUNA & MUTTON SALAD Enjoy the dishes and shoo away your Diabetes…… Hope this helps………. Continue reading >>

Health Alert: Biryani Causing Diabetes

Health Alert: Biryani Causing Diabetes

KARACHI: In the sub-continent, rice and especially Biryani is one of the favourite dishes of the people but it was causing diabetes as it was full of carbohydrates with little protein. This was the unanimous opinion of the health experts at an awareness seminar held on Friday at the first session of the three-day International Diabetes and Endocrine Congress (IDEC 2016), being organized by the Baqai Institute of Diabetology and Endocrinology (BIDE) of Baqai Medical University here at a local hotel. Foreign and local health experts, while urging the people to modify their lifestyle, highlighted that millions of Pakistanis were prone to diabetes or likely to have diabetes sooner or later in their lives but Could live a happy and healthy life by educating themselves, learning about their health condition and adopting a healthy lifestyle. Erin Little, a Type I diabetic and social mobilizer against diabetes, said since Chicken Biryani has rice and chicken and spices, therefore eating too much carbohydrates-rich dish could lead to diabetes. Biryani is popular throughout the subcontinent and is made with spices, rice, lentils, meat and vegetables. Although the origin of the dish is uncertain, however according to one theory, pulao was an army dish in Medieval India. The armies, unable to cook elaborate meals, would prepare a one-pot dish where they cooked rice with whichever meat was available. Over the time, the dish became Biryani due to different methods of cooking, with the distinction between pulao and biryani being arbitrary. Of all the popular and affordable foods available locally, Biryani continues to be a favourite dish among Pakistanis with different varieties such as Chicken Birynai, Beef Birani, White Biryani and Sindhi Biryani. Dr. Jamal Zafar, a professor of me Continue reading >>

Quinoa Lentil & Chicken Biriyani Diabetic Friendlythursdays

Quinoa Lentil & Chicken Biriyani Diabetic Friendlythursdays

Celebrate the Eid Dinner with Team DFTs Biryanis and Pulaos! Eid Mubarak! This week team DFT is bringing you all a delectable array of biriyanis and pulaos to indulge during this auspicious time of Eid. I promise you all they are mouthwatering , indulging but guilt free . During this week I am presenting you all a Quinoa , Lentil and Chicken Biriyani. Read on more here to know more delicious recipes of this week. Who doesnt love a fulfilling and fragrant biriyani to satisfy your hunger . A biriyani is a delicate dish which is very flavourful and has to be done with a lot of precision. The making of biriyani differs from region to region. I have made this biriyani by cooking quinoa and lentil separate with spices , then made the chicken and mixed it together , this method is a kind of variation to the northern kerala style biriyani . A normal biriyani is made with basmati rice or jeeraga samba rice , for the DFT this week instead of using rice I have used Quinoa and Black Lentils. If black lentil is unavilable feel free to use split yellow moong dal also , but make sure not to pressure cook the lentils to retain the shape . I have only used chicken drumsticks here which has been skinned and fat has been removed and please avoid using thigh meat , use either breast or drumstick . Making Biriyani is definitely a lengthy process but the result is totally worth . I have served this scrumptious Biriyani with a side of Carrot and Radish salad and Low fat yogurt instead of usual papad and pickle. Now lets get into cooking this beauty !!! Yield 600 grams of Biriyani Including Chicken Drumsticks Recommended Serving Size- 120 grams (Including the Drumstick). In that drumstick will be around 57 grams ( 2 ounces) and the rest 63 grams is a mix of quinoa , lentil and vegetables . I Continue reading >>

Hyderabad Biryani Recipe

Hyderabad Biryani Recipe

Preparation time Marinate the meat for 3-4 hours; Goat or lamb meat: 500 gm cut into big chunks, Red chilli powder (adjust per your taste) : 1 tablespoon, First slightly roast all the below mentioned spices. Then grind them into powder: Shahi zeera or caraway seeds : 1 teaspoon, Fry thinly sliced onion in a large amount. They have to be fried till brown, In a large bowl, add mutton/lamb meat, yoghurt, ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, saffron, lemon juice, fried onions, green chillies, coriander (finely chopped), mint ( finely chopped), salt to taste, ghee/clarified butter. After mixing everything together, cover the bowl and keep it in the refrigerator for atleast 2-3 hours. Soak Diabetacare Diabetic rice for 30 minutes. Fill more than half of a large pan with water and bring it to boil. Take a piece of soft cotton cloth. Put 2 cloves, 2 cardamoms, 1 cinnamon stick, 2 bay leaves, and 4 black pepper corns in the cloth and make a bundle. Now drop the bundle in boiling water for the spices to release maximum flavour. This process helps extract all the flavours without impacting the texture of the dish. It also, helps the flavours to mix well with the rice. Add oil, shahi zeera and good amount of salt. Dont worry about adding salt, because most of the salt will go off while draining water from rice. Let it boil. Cook the rice in two parts. When it is just cooked for 1-2 minutes, take out half of the rice. It needs to be kept aside to go on the 1st layer of the meat. And continue cooking until it boils & the rice starts to roll over in water. Now drain the water and save the drained water because you will need this water later. Lightly toast saffron strands in a dry pan. Add them to lukewarm milk and let it rest. This gives the b Continue reading >>

The Complete Food Planner For Diabetics Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 15:42 Ist

The Complete Food Planner For Diabetics Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 15:42 Ist

/articles/health/the-complete-food-planner-for-diabetics/diabetic-diet-chart-you-must-follow/photostory/59683533.cms The brightest thing about silent killer diabetes is that it can easily be managed by following a regulated lifestyle and following a healthy diet. According to celebrity nutritionist Sandhya Gugnani, This lifestyle disease can be contained by eating right and exercising regularly. Following is the diet chart that she recommends for diabetics to follow. Warm water with 1 tsp methi dana (soaked overnight), 5-6 almonds (soaked overnight with peel), weak tea + 2 multi grain (without sugar) ragi / oat biscuit / veg crackers Expert Tip: Eat a variety of foods e.g. whole grains, whole pulses, fruits, vegetables, dairy, nuts, seeds, non-veg (if taken) and cold pressed oils. 1 cup milk (low fat) / chach, poha / oats upma (all with vegs) / 2 egg whites with one yolk 2 pc of multi grain slices Expert tip: Restrict total carbohydrates intake and avoid simple sugars and refined carbohydrates like white flour or polished rice. 1 medium size fruit (apple/ pear/ plum / papaya/ jamun/ cherry (when in season),1 tsp mixed seeds (flax seeds/ chia/ pumpkin/ melon etc) Expert tip: Read labels carefully especially for foods sold as diabetic foods. They may appear healthy but might have hidden calories. Dal/ sprouts/ beans 1 bowl, vegetables 1 bowl, salad- 1bowl, curd (with vegs) 1 bowl, chapati- 2 (mix cereal & green leafy & other vegetables) / unpolished rice (brown or red) - 1 bowl Expert tip: Go for special smart foods: These include Oats, barley, coarse grains, millets, Bengal gram, soybeans, brightly colored vegetables, fruits, ginger, onion, green tea, flax seeds, fenugreek seeds, pumpkin seeds, watermelon seeds, cucumber seeds, amla, nuts, and sunflower seeds, wheat ger Continue reading >>

Can A Diabetic Consume Dates? You Will Love The Answer

Can A Diabetic Consume Dates? You Will Love The Answer

Dates are a great winter food that come loaded with nutrients like Iron and anti-oxidants. But, they are also higher in calories, as compared to other dried fruits, and one is usually not advised to consume too many in one go. Diabetics, more often than not, are advised to steer clear of these chewy delights. Is there any truth to this? According to Dr. Mukta Vasistha, H.O.D, Nutrition and Dietetics, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, all of you, yes, each one of you can eat Dates! Not one, but at least two to three, depending on how great your blood sugar level is. But what about Diabetics? The reason why Diabetics are asked to avoid high-sugar and high-calorie foods is because these may shoot up their blood sugar levels. Blood sugar levels are regulated, in the human body, by Insulin, a hormone that is produced poorly by Diabetics. In the absence of adequate amounts of Insulin, the glucose in the body is not used up and levels of the same shoot up in the bloodstream of Diabetics. What are Dates? Phoenix Dactyliferous, commonly called date, comes from the family of flowering plants of the palm family. The fruit is grown on Date Palm trees in clusters under the palm tree's fronds. These trees are easily found the in the Middle East where dates have been a staple for centuries. Dates are tricky to harvest and to ensure an abundant harvest, they are hand pollinated also. Can Diabetics Eat Dates? Ask any Diabetic and you will find that dates figure on their ' Do Not Eat' list. That doesn't have to be the case. According to experts, diabetics can also benefit from the high fiber content of dates. It is okay to eat 2-3 dates a day for diabetics so long as they exercise caution and maintain healthy eating habits overall. On an average, a diabetic is allowed to get up to ten percent of t Continue reading >>

10 Best Diabetic-friendly Recipes

10 Best Diabetic-friendly Recipes

Decadent chocolate puddings, scrumptious parfaits, luscious cheesecakes topped off with fruit. If youve been diagnosed with diabetes , you have to bid farewell to all things sweet , right? Wrong. "If people are too restrictive and don't allow themselves to indulge every now and then, they can get frustrated and go on binges,'' says Dr. A. K. Jhingan, a diabetologist from Primus Hospital and Chairman of Delhi Diabetes Research Center. A healthy diabetic diet is all about balance. So yes, diabetics should try to cut down on foods and drinks high on sugar as a general rule, but you shouldnt embark on a sad new diet, dull and devoid of pleasures. He adds, follow the routine of eating small and frequent meals to keep your blood sugar levels in control. So all you have to do is limit your portions and choose wisely. Who says you can't have chocolate when you're watching what you eat? You can still get cozy with hot chocolate and a sprinkle of cinnamon on top or a parfait with whipped cream as long as you skip the sugar . You would assume even a heavenly phirni is too sinful to appear on a diabetes-friendly menu , but things arent always as they seem. And if youre a fruit lover, youre in luck - its the easiest and healthiest way to dress up a dessert due to its natural sweetness and fiber content. When adding fruit to your meal plan, choose fruits lower in natural sugars, such as berries, melon, and apples. For times when your taste buds scream for something a little more fun and flavourful than a basic banana or apple, weve got you our top dietitian-approved ideas. For a power-packed diabetes snack , you can always opt for a mix of nuts and dried fruits such as almonds with raisins or goji berries since almonds limit the blood sugar spike and also help you keep full. You can Continue reading >>

Indian Diet Plan For Gestational Diabetes

Indian Diet Plan For Gestational Diabetes

I was at my OB/GYN’s office last week for my annual check up. This time I happened to take my little one along and my doctor and her medical assistant were so excited to see him grown up. Even my son was super excited and kept waving at them shouting “hi’ every now and then. She was seeing me after the weightloss and she assured that my healthy lifestyle might prevent me from diabetes in the future. She was curious to know what I did to get rid of 26 pounds. You can read about my weightloss journey here. I don’t think you could enjoy this drink during pregnancy. Read and save the recipe for post-pregancy weightloss journey. After the exam, we had a brief conversation about her new patients and that the practice is getting busy with new South Asian patients. That’s when we spoke about gestational diabetes (GD). She mentioned that despite the low body mass index (BMI), most women from India suffer from gestational diabetes. Yes I have seen that despite the low BMI, South Asians are more prone to diabetes and cardiovascular complications. She wanted to connect them with me and my blog as most patients are not ready to accept the fact that they have GD and need to be on a strict menu plan. I can totally understand the mind set of pregnant women. Even I was in the same state – unaccepting, depressed and lost. Even my mom was not “OK” with it. She kept confusing me that if you avoid idly/dosa and rice, your baby will be thin and not healthy. She would also say that she ate so much rice and lot of food during pregnancy and me eating such measured quantities was totally wrong as per her views. But the truth is that, whole grains, vegetables and nuts on a GD diet is going to make your child more healthy. I don’t blame the Indian mom as there is a lot of ignoran Continue reading >>

I Have Taken Hyderabadi Biryani Yesterday Night So Fasting Sugar 170 & Post Sugar 245. Is This Normal And Non-diabetic?

I Have Taken Hyderabadi Biryani Yesterday Night So Fasting Sugar 170 & Post Sugar 245. Is This Normal And Non-diabetic?

I HAVE TAKEN HYDERABADI BIRYANI YESTERDAY NIGHT SO FASTING SUGAR 170 & POST SUGAR 245. IS THIS NORMAL AND NON-DIABETIC? Fasting glucose is ideally 90, post-prandial less than 180 and ideally less than 140. You will need to consult a health professional for a diagnosis. You can control the condition by keeping your carbohydrate intake between 10 and 14 portions per day (1 portion = 10g carbohydrate), ideally 3 meals x 4 carb portions. Follow this link uk.sitestat.com/diabetes/we... Eat low GI carbs, reducing intake of fructose too which glycosylates haemoglobin seven times as much as glucose. Follow this link glycemicindex.com/ Make up the balance of your meals with natural, additive-free, unprocessed protein and fat foods such as meat, poultry, fish, seafood, eggs, cheese, coconut oil, palm oil (not hydrogenated), olive oil, butter, duck fat, goose fat, and lard. No, It is diabetic but nothing to worry about it can easily be controlled hopefully by diet. It comes under type 2 diabetes. Cut down rice and check your level after a week. Continue reading >>

Diabetic Recipes - Collection Of Low Gi Recipes For Diabetics

Diabetic Recipes - Collection Of Low Gi Recipes For Diabetics

Quinoa pronounced as “kheen-wah” is a seed that is gluten free and is much used like a grain in various dishes. Though they are high in carbs, considered as a super food due to their high nutritional profile like amino acids, protein, minerals, antioxidants and are low in glycemic index. Hence suitable for diabetics and can […] Quinoa upma recipe with step by step photos – A healthy & quick Indian recipe using quinoa. Quinoa is a seed but can very much be used like a grain to make Indian foods like upma, pulao, pongal or biryani. This quinoa upma is very easy and quick to make just like any other upma. […] Lemon millet rice recipe – Simple, healthy, delicious and refreshing millet recipe. Apart from oats, rice and atta, we also eat millets 3 to 4 times in a week. Some times I cook the millets plain or with rice to serve with sambar, curry or even with curd. Most times I make the variety millet […] Tahini recipe – Tahini is a condiment made using sesame seeds and is commonly used in the Mediterranean and middle eastern cuisines. Apart from serving it as a dip, it is also used to make Hummus, Baba Ghanoush and tahini sauce to serve with falafel, chicken shawarma, wraps and burger. There are so many ways […] Chana sundal recipe for naivedyam. Sundal or guggillu is a stir fried South Indian dish mostly made with lentils. These are very commonly made in almost every house hold during some festivals as these are offered to the gods or goddess. Based on the family customs and traditions these are made for festivals. We make […] Garlic mushroom recipe – This hot & spicy garlic mushrooms go good with just any thing plain rice, inside a sandwich bread or wrap, fried rice, noodles or serve as a starter. Made with very few ingredients and tastes super deliciou Continue reading >>

10 Healthy Snacks For People With Diabetes

10 Healthy Snacks For People With Diabetes

Here are 10 healthy snacks for people with diabetes. World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on 14th November and is an annual reminder of how this disease is taking over the lives of millions across the globe. The adverse effects of a combination of poor and unhealthy diet, a sedentary lifestyle and long working hours are becoming increasingly worrisome. Diabetes happens to be one of the most dangerous outcomes as it not only puts people at the risk of obesity, heart disease and a stroke, but also triggers an extreme lifestyle change. Diabetes is commonly known as the silent killer and in many cases is diagnosed accidentally. This makes it extremely important that we are aware of the symptoms which can help in an early diagnosis and possible recovery. If you're suffering from diabetes, then it's extremely important to keep a strict watch on your diet. You should eat small and healthy meals through the day in order to keep your blood-sugar levels in check and be sure to not include processed or high fattening food. Instead, find foods that perfectly combine protein, carbohydrates and fats. If you're confused about what to eat or have run out of ideas, then here's a list of 10 super healthy and delicious snacks: 1. Whole grain crackers - Crackers made of cracked wheat, quinoa, rye, oats are healthy as these grains help in lowering blood-glucose levels and cholesterol levels. You can eat crackers with hung curd dressings or cottage cheese to enhance the nutritional value of the snack. It also gives it a more delicious spin. (Recipe by Chef Seema Chandra) 2. Fruits for snacks - Fruits are rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals. So feel free to eat as many as you can. But be sure to select fruits that are relatively low on sugar - like apple, berries and guava. 3.Steamed Continue reading >>

Healthy Recipe For Diabetics: Low Carbohydrate Cauliflower Rice Biryani

Healthy Recipe For Diabetics: Low Carbohydrate Cauliflower Rice Biryani

/ Healthy recipe for diabetics: Low carbohydrate cauliflower rice biryani Healthy recipe for diabetics: Low carbohydrate cauliflower rice biryani A healthy, tasty, quick and low-calorie recipe of cauliflower everyone must try! Bhavyajyoti Chilukoti | Published: November 22, 2016 4:57 pm You might be well aware of the trials and tribulations a person with diabetes goes through while picking the foods. However, Ms Lalitha Subramanyam, Chief Nutritionist at Grow Fit says that a diabetic diet need not be complicated. The nutritional needs of a person with diabetes are the same as any other individual however the former has to exercise a little care while choosing the carbohydrates. Selecting whole grain carbohydrates instead of starchy carbohydrates is the key as they are high in fibre and digested slowly, keeping blood sugar levels in control . And this is why cauliflower, which is loaded with nutrients, low in calories, low in carbohydrates and high in fibre is known to be a diabetic friendly vegetable. Heres a quick, simple and low carbohydrate recipe of cauliflower biryani minus rice for diabetics. 3 tablespoons of oil (use olive oil for best results) 1 medium onion (sliced and not cut into pieces) 2 tablespoons of fresh coriander leaves for garnish 1. Remove the stalks from the cauliflower and separate the florals in a bowl. Now, wash it and cut the florals of cauliflower into large pieces and shred until you get the texture of coarse couscous. You can even coarsely grind it in a grinder. 2. In the meantime, heat olive oil in a pan and add cinnamon, green cardamoms and cloves. After a minute, add thinly sliced onions and allow it to cook for about 7 to 10 minutes or until the onions turn translucent. 3. Add grated cauliflower (cauliflower rice) in the pan. Mix all the Continue reading >>

10 Worst Foods For Your Blood Sugar

10 Worst Foods For Your Blood Sugar

Certain foods can send your blood sugar level on a roller coaster, with insulin rushing to keep up. The good news is, while there are some surprises, most of these foods fall under the same category: processed food, such as white flour and sugar. "Refined flours and sugar cause huge spikes in insulin and get absorbed quickly, which causes problems," says Mark Hyman,… Continue reading >>

Best Food Suitable For A Diabetic Type 2 Person

Best Food Suitable For A Diabetic Type 2 Person

Food plans for diabetics vary, depending on allowed individual sugar and carbohydrate content. In general, however, all persons with diabetes should eat, or avoid, the same foods. Avoid Foods Containing Sugar and Most Artificial Sweeteners This includes so-called “sugar-free” foods enhanced with artificial sweeteners. The Most Sugary Foods to Avoid Sweets and Chocolates, Including “Sugar-Free” Types These are not good foods for the diabetic, as they contain sugar and artificial sweeteners. Diabetics may eat Continental dark chocolate, with 70% or more cocoa solids, once a week. Foods Containing Significant Proportions of Ingredients Ending in -ose or -ol These ingredients are usually sugars. One notable exception is cellulose, which is a form of dietary fiber. Grains and Foods Made from Grain Products These include corn, rice, pasta, breads, cakes, tarts, breakfast cereals, and biscuits. Starchy vegetables Particularly avoid parsnips and potatoes. Limit carrots, beans (except runner beans), peas, and other starches. Be careful with packets of mixed vegetables. Limit Certain Dairy Products Limit milk to small quantities. Also limit cottage cheese, and sweetened or low-fat yogurts. Limit Commercially Packaged Foods These processed foods include frozen dinners, especially those marked “lean” or “light”, and snack foods or fast foods. Fruit Juices Choose fresh fruit instead, because it is lower in carbohydrates. For the fruit juice flavor, add a touch of fruit juice to water. Healthy Food for Diabetics This list of diabetic foods contains the best foods for diabetics to eat. All foods listed here are especially for Diabetes Type 2. All Meat Just when you were wondering, “What food can diabetics eat?” you find meat to be tasty answer. Bacon, pork, lamb, b 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 >>

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