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Fruits With High Fiber Low Sugar
Are there some fruits that have a high enough fiber content, so that the fruit sugar carbs don't get quickly digested (trying to avoid a sugar high)?
Glycemic index: Berries, cherries, apples and pears are all "low glycemic index" forms of fruit. They are also nutrient dense and must still be balanced out with heart healthy protein foods such as nuts. Combining a starch with a higher protein food can slow the uptake of simple sugars and reduce the glycemic load. If you are a diabetic be very careful with portion size. Even low glycemic foods can inc glucose. ...Read more
Read that fiber in fruit's skin moderates the fruit's impact on blood sugar. Would this be true for eating fruits like litchi, etc where skin's removed?
Lost 70 lbs 1 1/2 yrs. Ago. Eat Lofat diet w/ lots of fruits and veges, fiber &protien. Maintained wgt loss. Why am I always hungry? No reg sugar in diet
Good fats: Satiety is best achieved with good fat intake such as nuts, avocados, grass fed butter, raw cheese and coconut oil. Cook books such as the one by Sarah Ballantyne has good, paleo-based receives is a good start ...Read more
When we peel the skin of fruits like banana, litchi & eat them -we lose the fiber in fruit's skin right? Fruit without skin more effect on blood sugar?
High fiber: Low glycemic food (rich in fiber) is recommended for all and particularly for those living with diabetes. Fiber delays glucose absorption and minimizes rapid glucose excursion which can mismatch Insulin rise (via injection/bolus). You also should know that fiber is not accounted for when you calculate your carb intake before administering insulin. ...Read more
I see an emphasis on low carb eating, even from bariatric docs here. Are fruit, yogurt, high fiber cereal not recommended for weight loss?
Determine Yourself: Most marketing, advice&products, is only marketing to sell stuff, Not Reality. I disagree with other answers. To figure out what works for you, weigh daily, to 0.01 lbs accuracy, after up & commode, & record. Mentally do a detailed review of specific foods & quantities you ate previous day & Start Seeing What Works vs. What Does Not. LCHF really helps. Study my answers, DietDoctor. Com & NuSI. Org. ...Read more
Eating lots of new fruits also in smoothies but notice makes me gassier than usual after. Can too much fruit at once do this if high fiber fruits?
BTW TOO MUCH of ANYTHING even "HEALTHY"THINGS is a BAD idea!!!
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Could a change in BM pattern from 1x/day to 5-6x/day be caused by a new high-fiber diet (lots of fresh vegetables and fruit)/or sth bad's happening?
I eat a high fiber diet (a lot of all bran, whole wheat and veg/fruit). Is it potentially harmful to eat too much and should I be worried?
High Fiber Diet: Will most likely not encounter any problems. Make sure your bowel movements are regularl & normal. Try to eat a varied diet so your body is exposed to all sorts of vitamins, minerals, proteins & other important nutrients. A high fiber diet may lead to colonic hypertrophy which is associated with sigmoid volvulus. This is rare & usually not seen with with the type of fibers mentioned in question. ...Read more
Will a meal with added fiber lessen the effects of after meal rise in blood sugar, even if that meal contained high GI foods like pasta or rice?
What you described is not likely to be an effective strategy to control rise in blood sugar following meals.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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If I want stable blood sugar and to not have extra hormones in the body, will drinking soda when I have an overall high fiber diet ruin insulin balanc?
Yes it will: Yes, soda is very bad for health, bad for other systems not just Insulin balance and blood sugar. It has high calories (300), contain corn syrup in it has high fructose, excess of it is not good for health, even diet soda has to many chemicals, best drink is water which is free (if you don't by bottled water) and great for health. ...Read more
What kind of fruits and veggies contain high fiber. I'm chronically constipated and it takes days some times a week to have a bowel movement.
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I'v lost 15lbs (218->203) since April end. Only changed my diet to more homemade food. LOW sugar &OIL/Fat, GOOD Curb, FIBER & protein, NO greasy/spicy food or drink outside. NO major fatigue. HB-14. Have GERD. Bowl regular. Is this WT loss Concerning?
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Most fruits: Most fruits as part of reduced total carbs and calories. We recommend minimizing oranges, grapes and pineapples for better control of bs. ...Read more
Is fruit sugar also bad? I have started working out and trying to be rather disciplined at my sugar intake. Is fructose bad too, high calroried?
Here's a secret...: I am very glad you are working out. There's a lot of nonsense about "needing to avoid sugar" and I'm glad you saw through it. People overeat stuff with refined sugar. People do not overeat fruit. That's nothing magic about simple sugar molecules (beyond the way sucrose is especially rough on the teeth). Stay fit and you'll soon see results that will make you proud. ...Read more
Assuming my added sugar in a day is about 37 gms, how much fruits can I safely eat so that my total sugar intake is not high? Not diabetic, 30 Male.
UuuMM: Well nutrition should not just address your sugar intake. There are other things to look at as well for a balanced and healthy nutrition. Health. Gov/dietaryguidelines/ is a link you can go to that will assist you. No back to your question, sugar of 100gms and less should be okay. But add proteins, vegetables ...Read more
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What do sugar cravings constantly mean? 70 lb wgt loss in 16 mos. I avoid carbs & fats. High protein vege fruit diet now. Advice?
How many fruits can I eat in a day so that sugar from fruits do not contribute to high sugar intake? Non-diabetic male, healthy diet, added sugar -35gms
Glycemic Index: Chart would be helpful. You can search the net for one. The fructose and thus insulin evoking aspect to fruits vary from fruit to fruit with berries being the lowest on the list and fruit juices and watermelon being much higher. Peace and good health. Same process for vegetables. ...Read more
I'm a 25 yo guy who has never ate sugar in his life or fruits (i get sick if I do) I have low energy and I'm always tired and depressed I was born thi?
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Diet: Tomatoes (often called a vegetable but actually a fruit) are often very good for gastritis. Citrus is best avoided. The easiest way to add fiber to your diet is to get a jar of Millers bran and throw a teaspoon into everything you eat. It has no detectable taste and therefore can be added to anything. ...Read more
How many servings of vegetables, fruits, and whole grain products do I need to get enough fiber each day?
Depends on your. ..: Age, gender, and activity level. Dietary guidelines for americans recommends that you make half your plate fruits and vegetables and half your daily grains whole grains. Go to http://www. Choosemyplate. Gov/dietary-guidelines. Html to find recommendations for you. ...Read more
I walk a couple miles a day, eat a bowl of fiber one in the mornings and a fruit smoothie for dinner, is this healthy?
Can you count one fiber one bar a day to add to your 40 grams of fiber a day along with your fruits, vegatables and whole grains?
Is fiber one bars good enough I like that with fruits bec that Metamucil is nasty. So can I count fiber one bars as part of my 36 gram s day?
Bowel regimen: Long term your best solution to constipation (irritates rectum relates to piles) is to use fiber (from fruit, vegetables, or the pharmacy aka metamucil), increased fluid intake, stool softeners, and laxatives, to achieve 2 soft bowel movements per day, no straining. Okay to check in with your doc about piles/hemorrhoids. ...Read more
After reducing sugar and increasing fiber in my diet, I now crave sugar in the evening. How to stop the cravings?
See your R.D: "sugar" is a generic term...Everything has sugar in it. Your body runs on glucose which is a sugar. What you may be referring to is "refined" sugar such as sucrose. There are things you can do, and alternative foods you can eat that will satisfy this craving. I suggest that you consult your family doc and get a referral to a registe3d dietician for some dietary counseling, . ...Read more