In addition to drugs, diabetes is an important factor in helping to control the disease and reduce the risk of complications. Many patients can understand this too, so they often get a lot of questions about dieting. For example, can it eat this thing? How much can it eat?
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Vivian was really pleased to see that the patients were so concerned about their condition. But what I want to share with you today is that the amount of food ingested varies from person to person, so Vivian will take you to know your location, discover the most appropriate food intake, and remind everyone of diabetes. Pay special attention to nutrition.
Weight control within a standard range
The study found that for obese diabetics, lowering body weight by 5% helps improve blood sugar, blood lipids, and abnormal blood pressure, so the standard position is quite important for diabetics.
◎ Standard BMI range: 18.5 ≦ BMI <24, BMI = weight (kg) / height (m) 2
◎ healthy waist circumference: male <90 cm or female <80 cm
Balanced intake of six main foods
Six categories of food can provide different nutrients.According to their age, gender and intensity activity, find out the most appropriate needs calories and the recommended number of meals, and balance the consumption of six categories of food in order to get a balanced diet and maintain health. Using the "Zhongyan Nutrition Information Network", you can know the requirements of the six main categories of food basic replacement principle simply by clicking on the basic information.
Whole grains, fruits, and milk should be sufficient, but not excessive
After knowing the needs of the six main types of diet through the above Zhongyan nutrition information network, all grains and grains, fruits and milk containing sugar should be taken carefully, so as not to imbalance of blood sugar metabolism in the body. Such as brown rice, red sticky red rice, purple rice, etc. Instead of white rice, white bread, steamed white bread and other delicate grains, to achieve dietary fiber that can inhibit the rise of blood sugar!
It should be noted that if you have kidney disease caused by diabetes, it is not recommended to eat whole grains and grains rich in potassium and phosphorus, so consult with nutritionists and medical staff to get another custom diet, which is the healthiest. A positive decision!