Tips for a Diabetic Diet

  • Avoid sugar and sweet completely
  • Avoid vegetables that grow underground (eg: Carrot, Beetroot, Sweet Potato, Potato etc)
  • Limit intake of milk, take one or two tea spoons of milk in tea
  • Avoid rice and noodle at night, take two atta (wheat) roshi or two pieces of brown bread
  • Finish your dinner before 8:00 pm
  • Your ideal breakfast should also be two atta roshi or two pieces of brown bread
  • Avoid fruit every day, take fruit once in every three days (ideally a small piece of green apple today and after three days a small piece of papaya (not fully ripe) and then after three days one green banana (boiled or steamed))
  • Avoid coconut water
  • Avoid taking three or four big meals every day, eat in small quantities in greater frequency
  • You can take a handful of rice or noodle (ideally basmathi rice or red rice) at lunch time only
  • Walk everyday for about 45 minutes

 

Written by
Dr. Biju,
Physician
MBBS, MD, FICCM

Dr. Biju is available at AMDC every day from 10:00 am to 01:30 pm. Please contact our front office for appointments.

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