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I am overweight and pressing hard toward becoming a diabetic. Which foods can I safely choose to eat?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Low carb

Start reading nutrition labels.
It may seem complicated, but once you figure it out, you can easily identify foods that are lower in carbohydrates. If you don't know what a carbohydrate is, start doing some research. It's not easy learning all this stuff, and it takes time. So be patient and empower yourself with knowledge to improve your health!

In brief: Low carb

Start reading nutrition labels.
It may seem complicated, but once you figure it out, you can easily identify foods that are lower in carbohydrates. If you don't know what a carbohydrate is, start doing some research. It's not easy learning all this stuff, and it takes time. So be patient and empower yourself with knowledge to improve your health!
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Healthy diet

A large study (diabetes prevention program) has shown that a 7% weight loss along with 30 min of moderate exercise 5 days a week can significantly decrease your chance of progressing to diabetes.
As you are currently "overweight, " the best diet is one that contains 1 serving of fruit, grain, vegetables, protein and dairy product with each meal. For more information, go to choosemyplate.Gov.

In brief: Healthy diet

A large study (diabetes prevention program) has shown that a 7% weight loss along with 30 min of moderate exercise 5 days a week can significantly decrease your chance of progressing to diabetes.
As you are currently "overweight, " the best diet is one that contains 1 serving of fruit, grain, vegetables, protein and dairy product with each meal. For more information, go to choosemyplate.Gov.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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