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Fruit And Vegetable Cure For Diabetes
Will going on a diet of only eating vegetables and fruit get my levels ok so i can avoid diabetes better?
Raw diet: Yes it will.Get a more detailed answer ›
If diabetes under good control A1c 5.1 &don’t consume added sugar at all, how much natural sugar from fruit and vegetable you should consume every day?
I drink a lot of fruit & vegetable smoothies - 1 daily- during pregnant for added nutrients. Do I risk possibility of gest diabetes? Should I worry?
Maybe?: Gestational diabetes has many factors, including genetics, your weight before pregnancy, your diet, etc. Smoothies can contain a lot of carbs which will raise your blood sugar temporarily, and in pregnancy, that may cause elevated Insulin levels and possibly excess fetal growth. In general, it's better to eat your food then to drink it, and consume protein with your carbs to control blood sugar. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a fruitatarian. I eat fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. I have been told I have borderline type 2 diabetes. Will eating a lot of fruits worsen it?
Key Word: The key word is a lot. Fructose certainly has a much much lower glycemic index than sucrose (table sugar) and is metabolized differently than sucrose. However, too much fructose can lead to Insulin resistance and make your diabetes worse. It seems that just about anything in excess is bad for us. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only: If your genetically predisposed eg: have family history. ...Read more
Diabetes: Fruit can be controlled by insulin if you have type 1 diabetes. If you have type 2 diabetes you need to pay attention to food intake (includes fruit) and you should exercise at least twice a week. I like the online prgram "NuVal" because it list 100 items of all food and drink intake with the range being 100 (very good) or 1-20 (anything but good for you. ...Read more