9 Foods You Should Be Eating for Type 2 Diabetes

Gabby
By GabbyPA Latest Reply 2013-05-26 11:56:31 -0500
Started 2013-05-16 20:19:57 -0500

This is a nice little slide show of foods that we should be eating. I take issue with oatmeal, as not matter how I fix it, it spikes me. But it is good for many diabetics. Find out what the other 8 are.
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By Everyday Health
http://www.everydayhealth.com/type-2-diabetes...

Healthy eating for type 2 diabetes is about losing weight and preventing dangerous spikes in blood sugar. Nutrition and health expert Joy Bauer explains how these nine foods can help.
click here to view the slide show: http://www.everydayhealth.com/type-2-diabetes...


6 replies

Coach Cheryl
Coach Cheryl 2013-05-26 11:56:31 -0500 Report

I agree, it presents like the Mediterranean diet which is what I switched to when I was first diagnosed. My A1 was 11.5, in 6 months of switching my diet it was down to 6.5. Things do affect people differently and I had to make some modifications but for the most part I follow their pyramid. Oatmeal definitely is good for my body. I have it for breakfast several times a week with blackberries or strawberries and it has a positive effect.

Chuck Fisher
Chuck Fisher 2013-05-24 23:59:26 -0500 Report

I looked at that slideshow and noticed that it essentially presents the Mediterranean diet. Seafood in place of red meat, legumes (beans, garbanzos), nuts (almonds, walnuts), fresh fruit and vegetables. One thing they left out was to use extra virgin olive oil.

When I have my 40 g of whole-grain muesli cereal for breakfast, I add a yogurt that is fat-free with no sugar added. It also contains a natural additive that helps reduce cholesterol.

dwightd
dwightd 2013-05-19 12:12:15 -0500 Report

I've started a notebook on recipes and do's and don'ts. It's a learning process isn't it. . . .
Dwight

correctionsnurse1
correctionsnurse1 2013-05-20 16:48:05 -0500 Report

You are absolutely right, Dwight. It is a learning process, because everyone's body is different. You might could eat something and BS be ok, and if I were to eat it, it could send me through the roof.

dwightd
dwightd 2013-05-20 21:24:28 -0500 Report

Hi
I have the Co-pilot software that downloads your readings. Also it can be in graphical form with 3 bands. Low, Med/green band, and high. I'm glad to report that ALL my readings have been in the medium band - 90 - 140. . .
Makes me feel better. .
Dwight

correctionsnurse1
correctionsnurse1 2013-05-20 16:47:45 -0500 Report

You are absolutely right, Dwight. It is a learning process, because everyone's body is different. You might could eat something and BS be ok, and if I were to eat it, it could send me through the roof.

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