Diabetic Diet Plans For Diabetic Patients
Diabetes if sometimes called a “silent killer”. This disease brings serious problems to the process of insulin production. Therefore, the organism is no longer able to manage high amounts of glucose in the blood. That is why staying on a diabetic diet that allows reducing the risk of high sugar peaks in the blood could be beneficial to the medical condition of any diabetic patient.
Thus, choosing the right food to eat and choosing the right eating habits in general are one of the main goals for each diabetic person. Generally speaking, diabetic diet is the one that restricts the consumption of various sweets and saturated fats, keeps an eye on the amount of calories, and encourages eating whole grains, most types of vegetables and fruits.
Having diabetes does not mean eating plain and boring food. There are cooking secrets that can make a diabetic meal really delicious. In most of the cases diabetic patient has to change the types of products he or she consumes. Along with that it is necessary to change eating habits in order to prevent overeating while eating at regular times every day.
Many diabetic people do not actually need to have a serious and complicated diet plan. It is enough for them to watch the amount of calories they are eating along with the reduction in carbohydrates and fats intake. This seems to be the best approach for a diabetic person. Another important thing a diabetic patient must keep in mind is eating at a regular time every day, never missing a meal or a snack.
And the recipe:
Diabetic Orange Mango Smoothie
10 min prep
Here in Thailand, we grow mango trees in our garden. So therefore a delicious, healthy, and easy to make recipe this time.
I make this up when I do not have enough mangoes to make a Mango Smoothie. Both will become a regular at our house!
SERVES 2 -4
- 1 large mango (peeled, pitted, chopped)
- 1 large orange or 2 small ones (peeled, wedged)
- 1 cup vanilla yogurt (fat free, sugar free)
- 1 1/3 cups skim milk
- 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons Splenda sugar substitute or simular (to taste)
- 4 ice cubes (optional)
- Place everything together in a food processor, blender, or Smoothie maker.
- Mix until smooth.