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I need a diabetic diet....any good sites out there?

A: Eat a low-cholesterol, low-fat diet. This kind of diet includes cottage cheese, fat-free milk, fish (not canned in oil), vegetables, poultry, egg whites, and polyunsaturated oils and margarines (corn, safflower, canola, and soybean oils). Avoid foods with excess fat in them such as meat (especially liver and fatty meat), egg yolks, whole milk, cream, butter, shortening, lard, pastries, cakes, cookies, gravy, peanut butter, chocolate, olives, potato chips, coconut, cheese (other than cottage cheese), coconut oil, palm oil, and fried foods. Please see the webpage for more details on diabetes diet. Try this AWESOME diet program -- "Spark People". It''s a FREE...


Is it safe for someone whom does not have diabetes to eat a Diabetic diet?

A: There is no such thing as a "diabetic diet". There are simply diets which are appropriate or inappropriate to a person''s individual needs. I have had Type 1 diabetes for years. My diet would not be considered low sugar, or more accurately low carbohydrate; however, I exercise for 1 - 2 hours a day, and generally lead an active lifestyle. As such, the desease is perfectly under control. The point is that diabetes or no diabetes, each member of your family should be eating what their individual body needs. Yes, it is actually a very healthy diet. Your daughter should be perfectly fine. You can always fix some...


Are they any good diabetic diets for people on a fixxed income?

A: Since you are overweight and have health issues the best advice is to see a specialist. You should see a dietitians most insurance will pay for it and if not it cost around 50 bucks. You go tell them what you like to eat and they tell you portions and give you a diet appropriate for your health and well being really works. Good luck I tried every diet on earth! Until I saw a dietitian I never lost weight and kept it off. I have lost the weight and keep it off by changing the way I eat and what I eat and I gave up nothing and never get hungry. When i overindulge have that slip my scale tells me I gained I get back in line with my diet. So happy and healthier it is so...


diabetic diet

A: There are several people around the world, suffering from high levels of sugar in their blood. This condition is known as diabetes. This is a very serious condition affecting about 18 million people in the United States; it is also the third highest cause of deaths in the US. People could suffer from two main types of diabetes, classified as type-1 diabetes, type-2 diabetes. There is also a condition known as gestational diabetes, which occurs only in women who are pregnant. At times, a person could be called pre diabetic, if the levels of glucose in the blood are high, but not high enough as it could go to, in case of diabetes. Some people...


diabetes diet?

A: Well diets dont really work that well. If you want to eat healthier just follow the UPDATED food guide pyramid. http://www.mypyramid.gov/ Check out the website http://www.healthsinfo.com and take a diet plan. You can try the tips on this site http://www.diabetes-treatment-research.com Generally, a diet that focuses on eating natural whole foods and one that focuses on fresh fruits and vegetables would help. Ketogenic diet-- look it up Why do you think that either you or someone that you know is diabetic or close to being a diabetes? You or that person should see an endocrinologist. There is no such thing as a diabetic or even a prediabetic


What Is the Vegetarian Diabetic diet?

A: A vegetarian diabetic diet may be a good choice for someone who is diagnosed with diabetes. In general, if the person chooses healthful, plant-based foods, like those found on the vegetarian diabetic diet, she may reduce her need for diabetic medicines or even cure type 2 diabetes. Typically, the diet will help a person with diabetes control her weight and possibly give her increased responsiveness to the hormone insulin. Although most research studies combine diet with exercise, the consumption of diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes will often improve the control of...


What Is a Diabetic diet Plan?

A: A diabetic diet plan is an approach to nutrition that seeks to provide individuals living with diabetes an ability to consume the vitamins and minerals they need each day, while avoiding an excessive amount of carbohydrates. While there are a number of diabetic diets on the market today, the best plans focus on the nutritional needs of the individual. This means that the most successful diabetic diet plan not only helps to limit carbohydrates, but also makes sure the right type of carbohydrates are included in the daily diet, while also taking addressing other health issues and dietary needs that the individual may experience. There are...


Does anyone know where I can find a diabetic diet plan like the doctor gives patients?

A: nikki ! http://www.reddiabetes.com You really don''t want a diet plan given to someone by a doctor. They have no knowledge of nutrition and the person that gave the doctor the plan was probably a rep from a drug company that was promoting some diabetic drug. A very good site to learn about diabetes diets and how to manage the blood sugar can be found at: www.mendosa.com That web site is very comprehensive and very good information that is nutritionally sound. You need to understand the difference between glycemic index and glycemic load. The index is not the best way to approach the issue because it requires 50 grams of a nutrient and just imagine how many carrots are in 50 grams. The...


I need a diabetes diet food list.?

A: nuts, berries, twigs, bark.... LOL Eat high protien with good carbs like fruits, vegetables, and nuts. If you don''t want to eat red meats like beef and steaks, eat the leaner meats like fish, shrimp, chicken and turkey. Try the websites below. They should give you more detail. Then of course, you can always ask your doctor. http://diet.lovetoknow.com/wiki/Diabetic_Food_List The proper diet is critical to diabetes treatment. It can help someone with diabetes: Achieve and maintain desirable weight. Many people with diabetes can control their blood glucose by losing weight and keeping it off. Maintain normal blood glucose levels. Prevent heart and blood vessel...


What Is the Pre-Diabetic diet?

A: The pre-diabetic diet is a type of nutrition program designed to help people who are at risk avoid developing Type 2 diabetes, otherwise known as adult onset diabetes. There is some debate among experts about how the diet should be broken down in terms of proteins, carbohydrates and other foodstuffs to effectively keep the patientís blood sugar levels from rising to dangerously unhealthy levels. Despite some difference in opinion, there are many dietary features upon which doctors agree. The pre-diabetic diet is similar to the diet recommended for diabetics. Doctors urge those diagnosed as pre-diabetic to adhere to...

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