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Can Jujube Fruit Be Good For Diabetics
Banana, garlic, lemons(calamansi), tomatoes, and honey are found to cure hypertension or help lower risk. If used as a mixed juice, can this still cure?
Hypertension: "help lower risk" is very different from "cure hypertension." some juices may be healthy when they contain antioxidants, like garlic. You really need to keep a close watch on your blood pressure, because even without symptoms it can still be high and affecting your organs (like blood vessels, heart, brain, and kidneys, etc). Please work with your doctor, and don't rely on juices alone. ...Read more
Does eating fruits increase blood sugar level in diabetece patients. What fruits can be eaten regularly for a diabetece patient to substitute rice?
Fruits have sugar: All fruits contain sugar, but fresh fruits also have fiber and other nutrients. Processing reduces the amount of fiber & nutrients. This is especially true for juices. Check out glycemic indexes here: http://www.Lowglycemicdiet.Com/fruitsgi.Html. For rice, you might try brown rice or quinoa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are apples, pears & blueberries good to prevent diabetes? Those are diabetic, is it healthy to include them in a diet?
Grapes are healthy : Grapes are a good source of fiber and antioxidants which are healthy foods for diabetics. Grapes do contain sugars (carbohydrates) . Limiting the serving size to about 1 cup is a good 30 to 40 gram healthy carb snack. Beware of grape juice as they are concentrated with the sugar from the grapes and can be a much higher carbohydrate load. ...Read more
Can eating chapathi only (as a dietary food) good for blood sugar patients? Is rice bad for blood sugar?
Carbohydrates: Eaten alone, chapathi and rice may cause your blood sugar to rise rapidly. Insulin doses and pancreatic response may not be able to keep up. If you want to eat those foods, adding protein, non-starchy (fibrous) vegetables, and healthy fat will help your system deal with the carbohydrate more gradually. Chapathi is a little more nutrient-dense than rice, though. http://tinyurl.com/mxm8qh3. ...Read more
How healthy is peanut butter for you? Is it okay to have some for a snack with some fruit for maintaining weight?
Peanut butter: It's a healthy snack. The fat/ cholesterol content in it - is not if much concern as latest research shows its healthy fat. Salt content is a concern but half to one tea spoon/day with fruits is good. Do not exceed more than two tea spoons/ day. ...Read more
MANY: There is not enough space to tell you, but the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has a good web-site to educate you on what foods are best for a diabetic patient... http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/ Generally, avoid carbohydrates and concentrated sweets as well. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is soya milk, manuka honey and molasses good for patients with bone marrow cancer?
What can be the best diet for them?
Adjuncts only: Marrow cancer (leukemia, myeloma) is a cruel enough situation without people selling you worthless dietary supplements and "pop" foods. I wish you the best as you undergo treatment for your illness. Your best diet is to eat sensibly, what you like, trying to avoid the very sugary / greasy / salty stuff, and to maintain physical exercise. ...Read more
R black beans low in sugar and safe for diabetics to consume? What r other beans that diabetics can eat?
Beans are good: Beans, in general are a good food choice for people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. They are rich in fiber, and provide both starch and Amino Acids (protein building blocks). Portion control is key to staying within a carb allowance or matching Insulin to carbs. 1/2 cup of cooked black beans contain 13 gm of digestible carbs + 8 gm fiber, 8 gm protein, and 114 calories. ...Read more
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