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Doctor insights on: What Foods Have No Sugar In Them

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What food should I eat to cut out sugar?

What food should I eat to cut out sugar?

Sugar reduction: Hi Paula, I imagine this is for weight loss. First off its just about impossible alto "cut out" all sugar, because all carbohydrates break down to sugar and a carbo FREE diet will make you feel very weak and tired. Try REDUCING carbohydrates and of course anything with actual sugar. You should try eating, more protein, like fish, chicken, turkey EXERCISE. A visit to a dietician will help too. ...Read more

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What foods are suggested for a low sugar diet?

What foods are suggested for a low sugar diet?

Vegetables...: Healthy vegetables are a good place to start. Even some vegetables like carrots are best in moderation. Fruits, while natural can be high in sugar. ...Read more

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What food can you take if you have a low sugar?

What food can you take if you have a low sugar?

It depends: If you are diabetic and your blood sugar is very low from too much insulin, drinking orange juice is a quick way to get more glucose into your system. However, the goal is to keep your blood sugar stable so that it doesn't get too low. See your physician about this, to investigate and work on this problem. ...Read more

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What to do when sugar is low and no food nearby?

What to do when sugar is low and no food nearby?

Why low?: If you have diabetes or an otherwise known cause of hypoglycemia then you should be carrying the "antidote" with you at all times. Our patients with diabetes are asked to carry fast acting sugar, like glucose tablets, at all times. If you think you have low blood sugars, and don't have a diagnosis yet, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it good to lower the sugar content in foods?

Why is it good to lower the sugar content in foods?

High: Sugar diets induce increased insulin release which leads to cells been able to burn the glucose and also leads to cells building fat. Lipogenesis. Less sugar less fat and also more sugar makes your body crave more sugar and good food becomes less tasty ...Read more

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Sugar problems how can control and what id best food?

Sugar problems how can control and what id best food?

It depends on why: You have sugar issues. If you have type I diabetes, where you have a need for insulin, then food is unlikely to ever be able to fix things, though you will need to be very aware of how many carbohydrates your foods contain. If you are a prediabetic or noninsulin diabetic, first and foremost your want your weight/body fat to be optimized. ...Read more

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Is it bad if I have anything with sugar right after my food?

Is it bad if I have anything with sugar right after my food?

Not per se: As long as you are not diabetic, having something sweet after food is not injurious to health. Try to keep your total sugar intake low and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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My baby in 7 months and half can I put some sugar in the food?

Why???: Breast milk or formula is adequate nutrition for babies at 7 mo and occasional simple solids are used to teach the transition to solid foods. I find the idea of offering added sugar to a baby a bit odd. If you want to program your babies brain to seek out sweets every meal go ahead. However, a preoccupation with sugar or sweets is one of many reasons a kid grows up struggling with their weight. ...Read more

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I eat food salty or sugar I get very anxious as soon as I finish eating. Why?

I eat food salty or sugar I get very anxious as soon as I finish eating. Why?

Guessing: Both salt and sugar can alter hormonal balance that may result in the symptoms you experience. It may help to slow your intake and drink more water to moderate the effects of salt and sugar. It would be even better to avoid such foods or limit the amount of such foods. ...Read more

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When looking at sugar content in different foods, how many grams is considered high?

Sugar intake: According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the maximum amount of added sugars you should eat in a day are (7): Men: 150 calories per day (37.5 grams or 9 teaspoons) ...Read more

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What food shall I take when I have an attack of high sugar level, what food should a immediately take?

What food shall I take when I have an attack of high sugar level, what food should a immediately take?

High 'sugar': Abnormally elevated blood sugars are usually treated medically with insulin, not with foods. People who have a period of low blood sugar are generally advised to drink orange juice or other form of glucose. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat with not much sugar I know tv dinners are one cause I saw the sugar in them today?

What foods should I eat with not much sugar I know tv dinners are one cause I saw the sugar in them today?

Read food labels: If sugar (or high fructose corn syrup or the like) is listed among the first 5 ingredients, there's probably quite a bit of it. The number of grams of carbohydrate can also be a clue. There are many foods now with sugar substitutes like stevia/splenda/equal/sorbitol/ xylol/erythritol. ...Read more

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How do I demonstrate, in the simplest, easiest way possible, how one food contains more sugar than the other?

How do I demonstrate, in the simplest, easiest way possible, how one food contains more sugar than the other?

Carbohydrate content: Just read the label and see how many total carbs in the food. Higher the carb content the worse ot is for diabetes. ...Read more

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I have stopped eating a lot of different sugars and processed foods, amd exercize when I can, but im not seeing any results, what else can I do?

I have stopped eating a lot of different sugars and processed foods, amd exercize when I can, but im not seeing any results, what else can I do?

Continue what doing.: When one changes to healthy changes in your daily activity of eating and exercise, it may take months to start feeling better. But you have. Are good choices in what you are doing. Don't stop. Don't return to unhealthy foods and keep exercising. Once this becomes a natural part of your every day living, you will be on a pathway of being healthy with many long-term rewards in how you feel. ...Read more

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What foods are our main source of dietary sugar?

What foods are our main source of dietary sugar?

Sweets, soda, fruit: Sugars are added to lots of processed foods. Sodas are a major source. Fruit generally gets a pass (except in diabetics)because of the associated fiber content; fruit juice doesn't. Baked goods (desserts/snacks, goodies) are another obvious source. Simple sugars that we drink (or low fiber foods) tend to add weight more easilty, because we don't compensate as well by eating less at the next meal. ...Read more

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What foods are the main source of dietary sugars?

Sweets, soda, fruit: Sugars are added to lots of processed foods. Sodas are a major source. Fruit generally gets a pass (except in diabetics)because of the associated fiber content; fruit juice doesn't. Baked goods (desserts/snacks, goodies) are another obvious source. Simple sugars that we drink (or low fiber foods) tend to add weight more easilty, because we don't compensate as well by eating less at the next meal. ...Read more

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Herbs/foods/drinks/spices to help lower blood sugar?

Herbs/foods/drinks/spices to help lower blood sugar?

Diabetes Type 2?: This is caused by faulty diet and is reversible only by appropriate diet and avoidance of all forms of sugar and sweeteners. No short cuts. ...Read more

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What are the food I can eat if there is high of blood sugar?

What are the food I can eat if there is high of blood sugar?

Avoid Carbs: Avoid carbohydrates in excess. Especially avoid carbohydrates without a fiber source. Non-omega 3 fats can also be a problem as triglycerides can effect Insulin production and use. ...Read more

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What % of sugar is good enough...when shopping for food products?

Less is more: If we are talking about simple sugars, the less in the food, the better. If you shop the perimeter of the store you will find fresh foods that contain no added simple sugars. Packaged foods in the aisles can be loaded with simple sugars. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why all of my healthy food is high in sugar?

Can you please explain why all of my healthy food is high in sugar?

Does not need to be: Your definition of "healthy" may need re-examination. Healthy diet is generally rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; no tobacco; no more than one drink a day. None of these are high in sugar, with the possible exception of fruits. ...Read more

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How do you know if your child is sensitive to sugar in foods and drinks?

How do you know if your child is sensitive to sugar in foods and drinks?

Question confusing: The human brain requires glucose (sugar) for fuel & everyone must either ingest it, create it from other dietary sources, or convert protein, glycogen or fat to make it. If you are concerned that a kid acts different when they consume sugar, consider the event. Studies have shown that kids celebrate sweet treats if rarely allowed & blinded tests reveal no change in behavior, sugar or sugar free. ...Read more

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Can the amount of sugar (in grams) of a food determine a food's glucose level?

Can the amount of sugar (in grams) of a food determine a food's glucose level?

Absolutely: Carbs are the predominant food component that influences glucose levels in the blood. Of course during food abstinence/starvation you have the liver as the main source of glucose, but during eating, it's the amount of carbs (excluding fiber) that dictates how high your blood sugar will be. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that raise your blood sugar but don't make you gain weight?

Are there any foods that raise your blood sugar but don't make you gain weight?

Calories: Anything with calories will increase blood sugar in patients with diabetes. Likewise taking in too many calories can lead to weight gain. ...Read more

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Why is all of my healthy food high in sugar? Where can I find some that are not?

Why is all of my healthy food high in sugar? Where can I find some that are not?

Fruits and vegetable: Natural fruits and vegetables are not high in simple sugars. Many of the processed foods we buy have sugar in them. It may be disguised as natural evaporated cane juice or high fructose corn syrup- but sugar is sugar. I suggest buying less processed foods and eating more whole foods. ...Read more

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Why is it that the level of sugar in diabetes not decreased even never eat such sugar foods?

Why is it that the level of sugar in diabetes not decreased even never eat such sugar foods?

Complex: Your diet might be high in carbohydrates other than sugar (ie starches) or you may have Insulin dependent diabetes where the body makes sugar from protein when not enough is eaten. In this case the Insulin must be supplied or the patient will be very ill. ...Read more

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After fasting for 12 hours no drinks nor food for blood check will exercising the day before rise the sugar?

Not likely: It depends upon the intensity of exercise. Intense exercise can temporarily rise blood sugar. Exercise is an integral part of diabetes management as it will improve the body's use of insulin, burn excess body fat and lower blood pressure. ...Read more

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What kind of illness would require an individual to eat lots of food? (Especially sugar-laden ones) I came across someone like this...

What kind of illness would require an individual to eat lots of food? (Especially sugar-laden ones) I came across someone like this...

That's silly stuff: A high-sugar diet isn't part of the management of any disease. There's all kinds of stupid stuff on the internet. I suspect you already knew this. ...Read more

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She is T1D has vomited four times today. Her sugars have been good except two highs and one low. She is only keeping food down for 3 to 4 hours?

She is T1D has vomited four times today. Her sugars have been good except two highs and one low. She is only keeping food down for 3 to 4 hours?

See doctor.: The food intake of a type 1 diabetic must be regular and predictable, so I'm concerned that her calories are not getting in. Is she managed with injections or insulin pump? Her Endocrinologist really has to know about this. ...Read more