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Which Is Better For A Diabetic Chapati Or Rice
Starch: Rice is a starch and behaves like a simple carbohydrate when eaten. It can have a high glycemic index, meaning that it is rapidly digested and and raise the blood sugar rapidly. So, it is not the best food for diabetics (similar to baked potatoes). However, brown and long grain rice would be better than white rice. Also, whatever you are eating with the rice can slow absorption and lower the rise. ...Read more
All should avoid: Everyone, including diabetics should avoid white rice. White rice is natural rice that has been stripped of its three outer layers which contain all of its nutrients. As a result, the us government requires that certain nutrients be added back but they are minimal. It is a wasted source of calories that offers no health benefits. ...Read more
Do you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes? If you are type 2 you should not call yourself a "diabetic". You have diabetes and should work towards getting rid of it.
White or corn rice should not be an issue. If you are going to have a rice meal please check your blood sugar before you start the meal and check again in 2-3 hours. You will quickly learn the good or the not so good rice for your diabetes ...Read more
Not how it works: Your diet as a whole has to be planned. There is room for a small percentage of carbohydrate calories in a daily diet. It is up to you to find the right balance between proteins, fats, complex and simple carbohydrates. One type of carbohydrate cannot be isolated from the others. ...Read more
Yes but!: Rice and pasta are very high in carbohydrates and the carbs increase the blood sugars to very high level, that is why doctors ask to avoid these. But if u decrease the serving size and stick tono more than 45- 60 gms of carbohydrate per meal. ...Read more
Would a non diabetic reach a bg level of 169 after 2 hrs after having a 34 carb treat? It was a choc covered rice crispy treat 4 hrs after dinner.
The blood glucose level you described is within normal limits. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. 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.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
While cooking white rice, does removing the thick water that gets accumulated on top when its parboiled makes it less harmful for type 2 diabetics?
If sugar is to be eliminated due to its effect on blood sugar & diabetes, then why r foods that have higher effect on blood sugar like rice allowed?
Simple....: First you have to live....then develop disease. ..then die. So for your sustenance.....you need carbohydrate......rice, wheat, barley, variety of other grains, potato for immediate and sustained supply of energy. Diabetes is a disease of Insulin dysfunction, lack of ability to burn the calories you consume, idle life style. ...Read more
Sir, Which is having more sugar among brown rice & white rice and which one is not good for diabetics? ?
Brown rice better: Hi. White rice, like all refined grains, is less healthy for you than the whole grain (brown rice in this case, but also whole wheat compared to white flour). The whole grains have fiber and nutrients that the processing removes. Refined grain products are not good for anyone, including diabetics. Sugar is not added to grains in the refining process, however; whole grains have as much starch. ...Read more
Is brown rice healthy for consumption for a type 2 diabetic? I like brown rice veggie sushi, is it a healthy choice for me? Thanks.
Better than white: Rice -whether it is white or brown is a carbohydrate and should be eaten in a limited amount when you have dm. Brown rice is a better choice because it is higher in fiiber and tends to have better effect on blood sugars. I usually encourage my pts w dm to stay < 30-45grms/meal in women and < 45-60 in men- rice I feel is a carb that encourage getting rid of and focusing on increased veggies. ...Read more
I'm a 26 years old female with diabetes type 1. Could I keep the oshawa diet (rice, grains, water) for 10 days? Or it could affect my blood sugar?
I have type 2 diabetes, just recently diagnosed. Can I eat sorghum (mabela) as a replacement for eating food containing starch like pap, rice, etc?
Looking at the GI index of foods will help you select better options. Maltabella is high GI index - which means it is not so much suited or there are other better options. See:
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Is it normal to have 85 sugar 1 1/2 hr. Or 2 hrs. After meal? I'm not diabetic. Feeling slight dizziness. I ate rice (1&1/2 cup), fish and water melon
Portion control: The bottom line is calories in, calories out. Limit your portions of food so that you burn more calories exercising than you take in while eating. If leaving out the rice helps, then it's the right move. ...Read more
For healthy chubby face, all doctors suggest me to put on weight in overall body, so I should eat lots of butter cheese, chapati and french fries?
Underweight: If you are already at bmi 18-26, then that is ideal. A balanced diet of protein, unsaturated fats, and low glycemic carbohydrates would be better in the long run. Obesity is more of a problem to your health over a long period of time. If you are underweight, then consult a nutritionist ...Read more
M taking raw veg, fruit, date, whole wheat chapati in my fasts. But still have gas, itchy bowel. Advise best diet in fasts to avoid gas n to detox me.
Diet: Reduce carbs....also, the sugary fruits could be causing a issue as well ...Read more
Lower glycemic index: To minimize the spike in blood sugar when eating fruit, a patient with dm might consider those with more fiber and less sugar- berries and cantaloupe, for example. Starchy and very sweet fruit like banana, mango will cause more of that spike. Better also to eat an apple with rather than w/o the peel. Eating the fruit rather than juice also provides more fiber and somewhat lower spike. ...Read more
They can but: But if they should is a different question--diabetics are at higher risk of infection and a piercing could lead to infection. They can bungee jump too--but that doesn't mean it's safe. ...Read more
Missing ADH (vasopressin): Anti diuretic hormone helps concentrate the urine to keep the body's sodium and water levels balanced. If the brain does not make enough ADH (vasopressin) or of the kidney ignores the adh, (vasopressin) a person can urinate too much dilute urine, becoming hypernatremic (high sodium) and dehydrated. Can be genetic, due to head trauma, brain tumor, infection, anorexia, idiopathic. ...Read more
My bro is diabetic since14.Since15, his school degrees changed from (a)to (d).Now he's21, still can't focus in studying for long time. What's wrong with him
Focus and diabetes: Assuming you brother is a type 1 diabetic, there could be a few things. One is poor blood sugar control which can really effect many cognitive functions of the brain. Thyroid disorders are more common in type 1 diabetics which is another possible cause. The last is depression which is quite common in young and older diabetics. Hope this helped ...Read more
If you have been diagnosed a diabetic, then a diff Dr says you're pre-d. You have 3 FPG 129, 141, 127 w a1c 5.9, is the diagnosis that crucial?
Two related: Diagnoses differing only in intensity. This adds up to the need for you to change your lifestyle, e.g., diet and exercise, w/guidance from your doc. 50% of USA population is now pre-diabetic or diabetic. The damage this does to body eventually is great. I'm glad someone is helping you catch this early. Peace and good health. ...Read more