In addition to medication, diabetes is an important factor in helping to control the disease and reduce the risk of complications. Many patients can understand this too, so they frequently receive many questions about diet, for example, can it be eaten? How much can this thing eat?
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Vivian was very pleased to see that the patients were so concerned about their situation. But what I want to share with you today is that the amount of food you eat varies from person to person, so Vivian will get you to know your position, find out the most appropriate food intake and remind everyone about diabetes. A place to pay special attention to your diet.
Weight control within the standard range
The study found that for obese diabetics, reducing body weight by 5% helps improve blood sugar, blood lipids and abnormal blood pressure, so the standard position is very important for diabetic patients.
Standard Range of the IMC: 18.5 ≦ BMI <24, BMI = weight (kg) / height (m) 2
Circum Healthy abdominal circumference: male <90 cm or female <80 cm
Balanced consumption of six main foods
The six food categories can provide different nutrients according to age, sex and intensity of activity, discover the most appropriate calorie needs and recommended number of meals and balance the intake of six categories of food to obtain balanced nutrition and maintain Cheers. Through the "Zhongyan Nutritional Information Network", you can know the requirements of the six main categories of food and the basic principle of substitution simply by clicking on the basic information.
Whole grains, fruits and milk should be sufficient, but not excessive
After knowing the needs of the six main types of diet through the above-mentioned Zhongyan Nutrition Information Network, whole grains and grains, fruits and milk containing sugar should be taken carelessly, so as not to unbalance the metabolism of blood sugar in the body. In addition, it is recommended to use whole grains and grains such as: brown rice, red glutinous rice with peel, purple rice, etc. instead of white rice, white bread, baked white bread and other fine grains, to obtain dietary fiber that may slow the rise in blood sugar!
Please note that if you have kidney disease caused by diabetes, it is not recommended to eat whole grains and high in potassium and phosphorus, so consult your nutritionist and medical team for a more personalized, healthier diet. Favorable decision!