While fish is very good to include in your diet as a diabetic, ensure that you don’t fry the fish. Instead, you should have the fish boiled, baked, steamed or grilled. If you don’t know the importance of fish, listen to this – fish contains lots of essential oils that will do you a lot of good as a diabetic.
Regardless of how old one is, he or she ought to spend some time daily or weekly engaging in some form of exercise, to prevent or control diabetes. You see, inactivity and lack of exercise have been noticed as very likely trigger of diabetes. You can do yourself lots of good by engaging in exercise on a daily basis or certain number of times each and every week.
As a diabetic, you should stay away from drinks that are sweetened and have high calorie. You should also stay away from carbonated drinks. Instead, take a lot of pure water. If you must take other kinds of drinks, then take juice made from natural fruits.
If you just can’t put together a diet that will help your diabetes, consult a professional dietitian (an expert in the study of diets and nutrition) to help you. And when they do, ensure you stick to it. It’s not enough to know what to eat and what not to eat as a diabetic, it’s much more important to stick to what you should eat and not eat.
You need a regulation of sugar intake in your diabetes diet. Don’t take the raw types, but the type that is cleverly embedded in your food so that the glucose can get into your blood. That should be safe enough. I do suggest that you pick up the proteins, though.
Unlike type 1 diabetes where daily injections are compulsory, you can survive type 2 diabetes with just oral medications, exercises, improvements in your diet, as well as managing your weight. And of course – with the right guide, advice and recommendation from your doctor.