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How To Eat To Manage Diabetes - Top 10 Tips

Moderation is key when it comes to managing diabetes. Douglas Twenefour, clinical advisor at Diabetes UK, explains what to eat when and shares his top 10 tips for managing your diabetes... There is not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ eating pattern for people with diabetes, but Douglas Twenefour suggests tips that can be incorporated into individual healthy eating goals for people who have the condition... 1. Eat regular meals Spacing meals evenly throughout the day will help control your appetite and blood glucose levels – especially if you are on twice-daily insulin. 2. Opt for slowly absorbed carbohydrates All carbohydrates (carbs) affect blood glucose levels, so be conscious of how much you eat and opt for carbs that are more gradually absorbed. Try wholewheat pasta, basmati rice; granary, pumpernickel or rye bread; new potatoes in their skins, sweet potatoes and yams; oat-based cereals, such as porridge or natural (unsweetened) muesli. For more information, take a look at our Spotlight on... low-GI foods. 3. Cut the fat Eat less fat – particularly saturated fat. Try unsaturated fats and oils, especially monounsaturated fats like extra virgin olive oil and rapeseed oil, as these Continue reading >>

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  1. Hambone23

    Breakfast -- Eating on the Go
    Bagel Shop:
    1/2 Blueberry bagel (2.5 oz) with light cream cheese (1 Tbsp)
    Low-fat milk (1c.)
    1 Egg McMuffin
    1 Hash browns or fruit juice (8 oz)
    Au Bon Pain:
    1 Low-fat triple berry muffin
    Burger King:
    1 order French toast sticks without syrup
    Low-fat milk (1c.)
    Carl's Jr.:
    1 Breakfast Quesadilla
    Orange juice (6 oz.)
    Cracker Barrel:
    1 serving Eggstro'dnaire (egg substitute)
    2 strips Bacon
    1 slice Sourdough toast with 1tsp margarine with jelly 1 Tbsp
    Juice (1/2 c.)
    Huddle House:
    Waffles (1/2 of a 4-section waffle) with margarine (2 tsp) with reduced-calorie syrup (3 Tbsp)
    International House of Pancakes:
    2 Country Griddle Pancakes with margarine (1 tsp) with reduced-calorie syrup (1 Tbsp)
    Low-fat milk (1 c.)
    Oatmeal (1 c.) with margarine (2 tsp)
    Fruit (1/2 c.)
    Low-fat milk (1 c.)
    1 Veggie Egg Beaters omelette
    1/2 Grapefruit
    1 order Hashbrowns
    Dunkin' Donuts:
    1 Chocolate Frosted donut
    Low-fat milk (1 c.)
    1 Apple cinnamon 'N' raisin biscuit
    Low-fat milk (1 c.)
    Shoney's Breakfast Bar:
    Grits (1 c.)
    Scrambled eggs (1/2 c.)
    1/2 Grapefruit
    Low-fat milk (1 c.)
    Waffle House:
    2 slices Whole wheat toast, plain -- with margarine (1 tsp)
    1 Poached egg
    Low-fat milk (1 c.)
    Tomato juice (1 c.)

  2. hluvj76

    This is great but can I ask...what do the calories, etc come out to be? I think I'm heading for Cracker Barrel...LOL

  3. Hambone23

    This is great but can I ask...what do the calories, etc come out to be? I think I'm heading for Cracker Barrel...LOL
    I love me some Cracker Barrel! But I digress. I made another post that explains the calorie and carb breakdown according to the Type II Diabetic diet it lays out in the booklet. Fast food falls within these numbers, which makes these specific choices okay.

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