The idea is great, enjoy some sweetness without having to count more carbohydrates. But be careful, not all artificial sweeteners are zero-carb, and again, we have to pay attention to the labels, and how they fit into a diabetic diet.
Monitoring glucose levels is central to all diabetics, and plays a key role in developing and maintaining a diabetic diet. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into a fuel called glucose. When you eat carbohydrates the level raises, and as this fuel is used, levels are depleted. Numerous other factors come into play though:
Monosaccharides: Fructose: (fruit sugar, levulose) One of the two most common naturally occurring dietary sugars, as it is primarily found in fruits. It does not often cause large spikes in glucose levels. Glucose: (corn sugar, dextrose) Another common natural sugar. The body creates glucose by digestion and breaking down carbohydrates into glucose, and can build… Read More »
Part cholesterol treatment, part diabetes diet, the TLC diet is often coupled with greater exercise and weightloss goals.As with any diabetic diet there is a great emphasis on keeping an eye on what you consume, and reading labels. <!–more–> Firstly, under 200mg of Cholesterol should be consumed, as this is a low cholesterol diet. Fat… Read More »
Keto, Atkins, Low-Carb. All of these diets have been all over the news in the last decade, and as a diabetic, you know you must watch your carbohydrate intake, and all these have that in common. Monitor and, to a point, restrict carbs. But what’s the difference?
Numerous individuals are examined and diagnosed with type diabetes each and everyday. Diabetes has unfortunately become one of the most prevalent diseases to affect individuals in the world today. When an individual is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes they might get a feeling of being bewildered and overpowered because of the diagnosis. It is crucial… Read More »
Diabetes is a disease that affects the way the human body uses glucose, the main form of blood sugar. Glucose comes from the food we eat and is the largest source of energy needed to stimulate the functions of the human body. After consuming a meal, your body digests food and transforms this food into… Read More »
Blood sugar level chart is based on the guidelines established by the American Diabetes Association. This displays roughly where blood sugar levels should be depending on your condition as well as basing levels around the last time food was consumed referencing the milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) in your blood.