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Is eating spicy foods okay if you are on a diabetic diet?

Is eating spicy foods okay if you are on a diabetic diet?

Yes: Yes, providing that you monitor your carbohydrate intake and there are no other reasons you should not be eating spicy foods, such as acid reflux. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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A diet plan for diabetic?

A diet plan for diabetic?

Low carbs: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more

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Best diet for type 1 diabetics?

Best diet for type 1 diabetics?

Rewiew every year: Type 1 diabetics should review their diet with a registerd dietician every year. If you are not doing so, call the hospital near you, they should have a team or dietician that can help you out. ...Read more

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Good diet for diabetic patient?

Good diet for diabetic patient?

Diet: It depends. It's not fasting for sure! You will need to work with a dietitian to get one established for you. If you are overweight, it is one, if you are normal weight person, it is different. There are many ada diets but again, each one needs to be individually tailored to your needs. ...Read more

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Should all diabetics observe a diet?

Should all diabetics observe a diet?

Absolutely!: Diabetics are at increased risk for developing many other diseases and should follow a strict diet of meat, fish, non-starchy vegetables, nuts, olives, seeds. Diabetics should moderate intake of fruits, grains (oats, wheat, etc), and baked goods. Diabetics should avoid pasta, cereals, sugar, and artificial sweeteners. ...Read more

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Will a juicing diet hurt a diabetic?

Healthy Lifestyle: Fad diets and some juice diets can be associated with health risks. A healthy lifestyle with a balance of fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins & fats is best. You will be missing out on important nutrients if you only drink juice. Juice may be high in vitamins but is mostly sugar. This much sugar will have an effect on your blood glucose levels & how much Insulin is needed to control it. ...Read more

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Where can I find a good diabetic diet?

Where can I find a good diabetic diet?

Visit nutrionist: Who can help formulate a diet and plan with you. ...Read more

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What should be in a diabetics daily diet?

Several small meals: You should visit the hospital dietitian which is usually free of charge. Most diabetic should eat several small meals during the day with a total carbs 260 g, however this will change dependent upon how bad your blood sugar is running and your weight, your height, and your activities. ...Read more

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What foods does a diabetic diet consist of?

What foods does a diabetic diet consist of?

Low glycemic index: Whole foods, fruits, vegetables and lean meats. Avoid simple carbohydrates, breads, fatty and salty foods. ...Read more

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How do I prepare a diabetic diet for my son?

How do I prepare a diabetic diet for my son?

Diabetes education: The best way to receive education for diabetes is to be seen at a diabetes center. Certified diabetes educators, often nurses and nutritionists, are most helpful. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat for a diabetic diet?

What are good foods to eat for a diabetic diet?

Good Food: Good foods for someone with diabetes are the same as good foods for someone without diabetes. Maintaining a balance between carbs (sugar & starch), protein, and fat is one goal. Another is emphasizing complex carbs over simple carbs to spread sugar absorption out over a longer timeframe and reduce "spikes" in blood sugar. Complex carbs = whole grain, starchy vegetables, beans. ...Read more

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Is fruit a great addition to a diabetic's diet?

Is fruit a great addition to a diabetic's diet?

Balance sugar: Fruits are good, as long as you keep in mind the high content of sugar in most fruits. See the site below for guidance regarding diabetic diet:
http://www. Umm. Edu/patiented/articles/what_general_guidelines_a_diabetes_diet_000042_2.Htm. ...Read more

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What is a good diet to prevent from becoming diabetic?

What is a good diet to prevent from becoming diabetic?

Balanced diet, weight: A balanced diet, but more importantly being fit, and preventing obesity is key. Central obesity (belly) is especially bad. In general the average persons diet has too many carbs. If your diet is carb heavy, look to that as a potential area of change. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: diabetic diet?

Watch carbohydrates: Healthy diabetic eating includes

limiting foods that are high in sugar
eating smaller portions, spread out over the day
being careful about when and how many carbohydrates you eat
eating a variety of whole-grain foods, fruits and vegetables every day
eating less fat
limiting your use of alcohol
using less salt. ...Read more

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Is there any tips on good diets for type 1 diabetic teens?

Is there any tips on good diets for type 1 diabetic teens?

Diet for diabetes: Healty diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, berries blue berries, very lean meat-small amounts, wild salmon or sardines, lots of salads, and only oil use should be extra virgin olive oil. Keep sugars very low. Learn about low glycemic foods (google it). No soda or diet drinks. Walnuts and almonds are good snacks. Avoid cheese and whole milk. Use skim milk. Keep weight normal. ...Read more

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What is the proper diet for diabetic person with rheumatism?

What is the proper diet for diabetic person with rheumatism?

No sugar, low carb: Diabetes is a disease of sugar and carbohydrates. You need to limit them at all costs. Insulin, the storage hormone of sugar and carbs, in excess causes inflammation and most preventable disease in this country: heart disease, high blood pressure and the most common cancers (breast, colon, prostate). Rheumatism is a disease of inflammation as well, both dm and RA are linked and related to diet. ...Read more

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What is the role of diet and exercise in controlling diabetes?

What is the role of diet and exercise in controlling diabetes?

Quite a lot: Well... not huge amounts in childhood onset type 1. Huge importance in adult onset type II. First, with weight loss a far amount of people can become non-diabetic (bariatric surgery, generally needed). WIth a reasonable amt of either/both diet and /or exercise, the diabetes improves/is easier to control.
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health ...Read more

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Can following a diabetic diet if I'm not diabetic be beneficial?

Can following a diabetic diet if I'm not diabetic be beneficial?

Can't hurt: A diabetic diet limits simple/processed carbohydrates & unhealthy fats, and should include plenty of natural fiber & foods rich in vitamins & minerals, so it is healthy for almost anyone. If you are at increased risk for developing diabetes, following a diabetic diet may decrease your chances of getting the disease. Joining a diabetic friend/family in their diet is a great way to show your support. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for a person with arteriosclerosis and diabetes?

What is a good diet for a person with arteriosclerosis and diabetes?

Avoid sugars and fat: Avoidind sugars, less carbohydrates, less fat, more of lean meat, more vegetables alcohol in moderation, will help diabetes and atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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Dear doctors please advise me as a diabetic what are the good diet. Thanks?

Dear doctors please advise me as a diabetic what are the good diet. Thanks?

Not enough space: I'm glad you are concerned about your health and how it's affected by your diet. I don't think there is enough space here to answer. I suggest you talk to your doc and perhaps arrange for a visit with a nutritionist. You need a personalized plan. Best to you and keep taking good care of yourself. ...Read more

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Do those who have different types of diabetes need different types of diets?

Largely No: Diabetes mellitus, though involving many interacting issues, is ↑ed blood sugar. Thus intake of any/all sugar (carbohydrates, starch ; fruits) ↑es blood sugar elevations, compounding the problem/disease. This is true for both ↓ ed internal insulin+amylin production (type 1) or ↓ed response to insulin+amylin (type 2) despite all marketing claims (supposedly healthy carbs) to the contrary. Go hf/lc. ...Read more

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What kind of diet is good for an 63 year old woman who has gout and diabetes?

What kind of diet is good for an 63 year old woman who has gout and diabetes?

Gout and dm diet: ADA 1800cal /day. No sugar. No bread. No muffins. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat nonstarch veggies and hi pulp fruits. Whole grains and nuts are excellent. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more

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Is it common for a type 2 diabetic to have a change in bm's and diet changes?

Is it common for a type 2 diabetic to have a change in bm's and diet changes?

Depends: With diabetic pts, if they change their diet, eating better and more healthy, then their bm would change. ...Read more

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What is the proper diet of a diabetic man after angioplasty at the age of 56?

What is the proper diet of a diabetic man after angioplasty at the age of 56?

Low fat with more: Fruits and vegetables. Limiting anything that can lead to cholesterol increase is best. Medical therapy is also appropriate. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm diabetic, very overweight, and never dieted before, any tips?

What to do if I'm diabetic, very overweight, and never dieted before, any tips?

Diabetic overweight: If you have diabetes you need to take enough medication for diabetes to keep your blood sugar level normal.
Regarding diet go on-line to :NuVal" and be surprised by what you see. Hopefully pleasantly pleased. ...Read more

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Could you suggest me a good diet for an 63 year old woman with gout and diabetes?

Could you suggest me a good diet for an 63 year old woman with gout and diabetes?

Gout dm diet: Optimal features - take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 10/day. Add Lemon extract 2 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat only of pulpy fruit and non starch veggies. No bread. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me what fruit I can eat as a diabetic type2 diet controlled?

Monitor: Hi. I'm glad your type 2 diabetes is well controlled. Don't forget, "diet & exercise" seldom work for long, and there are some great type 2 drugs out there. I'd say try any fruit and monitor your response. Some fruits are sweeter than others (e.g., tomatoes are a fruit and have little sugar). Let your glycemic response be your guide. ...Read more

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Tell me if diabetes can be controlled by diet and exercise alone for how many years?

Diabetes: We hope that pre-diabetes can be controlled by diet and exercise alone. Mild diabetes can often be controlled for a prolonged time wtih diet and exercise alone. We are seeing more and more early diabetes with drugs like statins and some antihypertensives. ...Read more

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I feel better on the diabetic diet but I'm not really a diabetic. Should I keep doing it?

I feel better on the diabetic diet but I'm not really a diabetic. Should I keep doing it?

Yes: The diabetic diet is good for even non-diabetics, as most of us eat too much sugar anyway. Just do not make the mistake of using artificial sugars such as nutrasweet or splenda, etc. Stevia is safe in reasonable quantities. ...Read more

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How to avoid my self from being attacked by diabetes regarding diet and daily activities?

How to avoid my self from being attacked by diabetes regarding diet and daily activities?

Healthy life style: Healthy eating meaning less carbohydrates, more vegetables, fruits and regular exercise are likely to help to prevent or delay onset of diabetes type 2. Healthy life style may also minimize the health problems related to those who already have diabetes. Maintaining ideal body weight and preventing obesity is most important. ...Read more

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Please tell me what will be the proper diet of a diabetic man after angioplasty at the age of 56?

Mediterranean diet: See: http://www. Nejm. Org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1200303
for a scientific article regarding this diet and
See:
http://www. Mediterraneanbook. Com/download-free-cookbook-weekly-mediterranean-diet-meal-plan/? gclid=CIeqtNCruL4CFQdbfgodB1cAkg
For a free book download ...Read more

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What are good healthy ways for a type 1 diabetic to lose weight? Are some diets better than others?

What are good healthy ways for a type 1 diabetic to lose weight? Are some diets better than others?

Avoid: Animal products and choose foods with a healthy glycemic index. I would suggest you see a dietician who specializes in diabetes. ...Read more

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What to do if I am pre- diabetic, but dr didn't give me a clear direction of diet, just a printout?

What to do if I am pre- diabetic, but dr didn't give me a clear direction of diet, just a printout?

See below: Try to stay away from processed foods, like white flour, many cakes and high sugar foods. Fat and protein won't affect your condition as much as sugar and processed foods from grains will. Low fiber, highly processed foods enter the blood stream fast, raise your insulin, get stored easily as fat and may contribute to worsening your condition. Vegetables are high in fiber- low in sugar- eat them ...Read more

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I am 23 and diabetic and weight is 89 kgs. .. can I do kick boxing exercise and what diet should I take?

I am 23 and diabetic and weight is 89 kgs. .. can I do kick boxing exercise and what diet should I take?

Yes. But: You need to loose weight. If you are average size then probably 60-70 kg should be your weight. If the Diabetes is not from Insulin Def. And only due to excessive weight then you will be able to get off the diabetic medicine. You should monitor Blood sugar well, hydrate well
AND TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR FOR DETAILED DIET/ ADVISE AND SUPERVISION.
OR CALL HT PRIME ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the ...Read more