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I heard that if you have diabetes you cannot eat grapes. Is that true and why?

I heard that if you have diabetes you cannot eat grapes. Is that true and why?

Not recommended: Grapes are one of the fruits that have a high glycemic index, meaning they make blood sugar rise quickly. You don't want that to happen in diabetes. You want nice, steady, low and well controlled blood sugars. No peak or troughs. ...Read more

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Are grapes a good fruit option if you have diabetes?

Are grapes a good fruit option if you have diabetes?

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

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Does grape cause blood sugar spike? Why some say it helps to regulate blood sugar and is good for diabetes?

Does grape cause blood sugar spike? Why some say it helps to regulate blood sugar and is good for diabetes?

Yes: Grapes can spike blood sugar especially if not followed by sufficient exercise. Red grape pomace, however, which is the left over grapes seeds and skins from wine making, given before a starchy meal inhibits the rise in blood sugar by inhibiting the enzyme Alpha glucosidase. It also is high in healthful anti-oxidants. ...Read more

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Sweet grapes ok for diabetics? Is Glycemic Index what we should look for in foods? To my shock, grapes are relatively low on the GI chart.

Sweet grapes ok for diabetics? Is Glycemic Index what we should look for in foods? To my shock, grapes are relatively low on the GI chart.

Glycemic index: The glycemic index is not the be-all-end-all. Your body's reaction to complex foods is complex. A high GI food, when eaten as part of a whole (unprocessed) food diet and combined with other foods will not be so bad. Grapes contain sugar, and in excess will elevate blood sugar, but in moderation are ok. Better to eat fruit than drink fruit juice. ...Read more

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Is moderate sweet fruits like blueberry, raspberry, plum, peach, orange, grapes etc bad for type 2 diabetes? What should I look for when getting fruits?

Is moderate sweet fruits like blueberry, raspberry, plum, peach, orange, grapes etc bad for type 2 diabetes? What should I look for when getting fruits?

Fruits and diabetes.: Fruits are fine for people with diabetes. But you have to find fruits with a fair amount of fiber, and eat them in moderate quantities as parts of mixed meals also containing proteins and a little bit of fat. Stick with apples, blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and grapes for the most part, and the others for variety's sake. ...Read more

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My sugar recently has been dropping in 60's feel terrible. I eat every couple hours to combat this. Non diabetic what could it be from? Balanced meals

My sugar recently has been dropping in 60's feel terrible. I eat every couple hours to combat this. Non diabetic what could it be from? Balanced meals

Talk w/Endocrinology: 60s is generally considered within the normal range for blood sugar. Unclear why are checking sugars if non-diabetic? Need to talk to your Endocrinologist and have glucose tolerance test or other work up to clarify symptom source. For now, frequent small meals / snacks are a good idea. ...Read more

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What foods to eat in diabetes?

What foods to eat in diabetes?

Heathy: Well balanced diet but leave out the sweets and watch the amount of things like potatoes, pastas and breads. Should be more poultry, fish and fresh fruits and veggies alone with some dairy. Google the american diabetic association for more information ...Read more

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What can diabetics eat?

What can diabetics eat?

Diet: In general, eat more fruits and vegetables, non-starchy vegetables (broccoli, grean beans), whole grains over processed foods, dry beans, fish 2x/week, lean meats (things end with "loin"), non-fat dairy and as always, lots and lots of water. For more information, check out ada website: http://www.Diabetes.Org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/. ...Read more

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What if you just eat grape seeds?

What if you just eat grape seeds?

You would have a: Remarkably unbalance diet - at some point it would catch up with you. ...Read more

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Fruits to eat for diabetic person?

Fruits to eat for diabetic person?

Fruits that: Have less sugar Are good like grapefruit, apples, strawberries, apples, smaller amounts of pineapple, Berries, kiwi.watermelon is not good as it is almost completely sugar ...Read more

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What the eat of Diabetes paitent?????

What the eat of Diabetes paitent?????

What to Eat vs. Not?: Since Diabetes Mellitus IS elevate blood sugar, avoid all carbs/sugars. Humans live long lives with very little simple carb intake (above ground veggies {not fruit-high sugar} but no corn {high simple cars}, moderate protein & high fat foods of natural origin. Carb intake drives DM, obesity, HTN, cancer, etc.; promoted by Ancel Keys, George McGovern & USDA as part of bogus low-fat diet & politics. ...Read more

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Is it okay for diabetics to eat korean bbq?

Is it okay for diabetics to eat korean bbq?

Probably...: Unless sugar added to it

safest way to know is to check sugars 2-4 hours after eating it; if <150, no problem. ...Read more

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Which foods are the best for diabetics to eat?

Which foods are the best for diabetics to eat?

See details: Avoid carbohyfrates and red meats and stick with veggies, fish, poultry. Nuts and occasional fresh fruits. ...Read more

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Why diabetic patients should not eat hamburger?

Why diabetic patients should not eat hamburger?

It's the cholesterol: It's not that hamburgers affect your blood sugars (the buns may), but hamburgers are laden with fat and cholesterol which are obviously not good for someone with diabetes. One hamburger can have around 25 grams of fat. ...Read more

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Which fruits should diabetic patients eat?

Which fruits should diabetic patients eat?

All are OK: All fruits and everything else are ok on a diabetes diet, if the diet is balanced and appropriate for the patient. Consult a registered dietitian for more information. There is no "magic" or "forbidden" food. Eat three meals/day, don't snack, and stay lean with proper diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Can diabetics eat eggs?

Can diabetics eat eggs?

Yes: Eggs contain less than one gram of sugar, provide protein and healthy omega 3 fats. They are a good choice to eat. ...Read more

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Why can't diabetics eat bananas?

Why can't diabetics eat bananas?

They Can: You can still eat bananas – even if you have diabetes. Bananas are a good source of fiber, they contain potassium, and vitamin c, but they also contain carbohydrates. In fact, all fruit has some carbohydrate, so you need to count them in your diabetes meal plan. If you want to include bananas in your meal plan, become familiar with portion sizes and the number of carbohydrates in each. ...Read more

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Why can't diabetics eat bananas?

Why can't diabetics eat bananas?

Bananas are Sugar: Like most fruit bananas are 100% carbs or sugars. Diabetics must limit their sugars in their diet. It is like being allergic to sugar. Bananas make diabetic patients have rising sugars. ...Read more

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Can a type 2 diabetes woman eat raisins?

Can a type 2 diabetes woman eat raisins?

Yes: But will increase blood sugar. Will be better reduce high index carbonhydrates ...Read more

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Why would you want diabetics to eat more carbs?

Why would you want diabetics to eat more carbs?

Carbs is fuel: Even if you have diabetes your body needs carbohydrates for energy. A diabetic type 2, hasbto have at least 30 %! of his diet to be carbo. ...Read more

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Could diabetics safely eat cinamon toast crunch?

Could diabetics safely eat cinamon toast crunch?

It is best for: Diabetic meals to include a balance of protein and fiber as well at the carbs you are referring to. ...Read more

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What can teens with a high risk of diabetes eat?

Avoid white stuff: A teen with a high risk for diabetes should strive to maintain ideal body weight. Weight = height in CM -100. Not a perfect formula, but it sticks out in your mind. If you are overwheight, you want to try to get on a healthy diet. Dieticians can go for days telling you what to eat and what not to eat and how to check carbs. The most simple way - reduce foods white in color (flour based, eggs, etc. ...Read more

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Can I eat grapes and strawberries while pregnant?

Can I eat grapes and strawberries while pregnant?

Certainly: These and other berries can be a tasty and nutritious addition to your diet. They will not have any effect on your developing baby. ...Read more

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How many carbs a day should type 2 diabetics eat?

How many carbs a day should type 2 diabetics eat?

It depends: Upon age, sex, height, weight and other factors. Check w/your doctor and a good registered dietitian. ...Read more

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Could a diabetic patient (type 2) eat jujube fruit?

Could a diabetic patient (type 2) eat jujube fruit?

Not advised: Diabetics need to review the sugar content of different fruit. Be careful with fruit with fewer than 10 grams of sugar content per hectogram eg. watermelon, melon, lemon, grape, (ADA has lists). Limit fruit with 11-20 grams of sugar like banana, pomegranate, orange, apple pear. Avoid fruit with 20 grams of sugar liked jujube, raisons. The American Diabetes Association is a good start. ...Read more

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Why do children with diabetic parents eat a lot of food?

Why do children with diabetic parents eat a lot of food?

Not related: Although dm is hereditary, the feedings of kids are not related to diabetic parents. Symptoms include frequent feedings and always thirsty that's the reason we check kids for diabetes. ...Read more

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Help please! Is flavored oatmeal okay for diabetics to eat?

Help please! Is flavored oatmeal okay for diabetics to eat?

If you like it: There are no magic foods for people with diabetes. It's the total composition of your daily diet plus your daily activity. There's no inherently good or bad food. Check w/a good registered dietitian for advice on proper nutrition in diabetes. ...Read more

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I just found im diabetic and high cholesterol what can I eat?

I just found im diabetic and high cholesterol what can I eat?

Low-carb: Avoid grains, lentils, potatoes, milk products. Eat plenty of healthy fat such as butter, olive oil, coconut oil, avocados, eggs, some flesh food.

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This lifestyle helps avoid medications and revert diabetes, high cholesterol. ...Read more