Category Nutrition

Diabetic Diet

diabetes diet

Overview

It is estimated that over 25 million adults in the United States are diabetic. Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which blood sugar must be carefully managed in order to prevent serious health problems. Both an unhealthy diet and obesity can contribute to diabetic complications. Dietary plans for diabetics are common to manage both blood sugar and weight. Nutritionists recommend diets high in fiber, low in fat – particularly saturated fat – and sugar and plenty of fruits and vegetables. Patients will also need to carefully regulate the volume and types of carbohydrates being consumed. A dietician can help patients to devise a realistic diet based on health, weight and nutritional goals.

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