Power Foods Eaten in Diabetes (Diabetic Diet Plan)

Diabetes is a disease where the body is unable to control the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood.

Normally, the body produces enough insulin to keep the BGL (Blood glucose level) between normal levels at all times by removing excess glucose from the blood. It also regulates how much the liver produces. But people who have diabetes are not able to remove excess glucose from the blood and the BGL rises. There are two types of diabetes.

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes usually starts in children and young below the age of 30.
In his diabetes person’s own immune system destroy the cell in the pancreas which makes the insulin. Diabetic of type 1 has to take insulin injection to creating insulin in the body.

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes normally develops in older people and begins gradually. Diabetic of type 2 produce some insulin but it does not work properly. It is also known as insulin resistance. It can be managed by taking medicine, diet, and excise.

Here are some the power foods (Easy Food Recipes) for diabetic

1. Non-Fat or Low-Fat Plain Milk and Yogurt

Plain Milk and Yogurt
Plain Milk and Yogurt

Low-fat or a non-fat dairy product like milk and yogurts are having vitamin D. Vitamin D is an important factor for your health. It will keep our bones healthy. These dairy products are the right choice for diabetics. Intake of the low-fat dairy product helps in lower the risk of type 2 diabetes.

2. Citrus fruit (oranges)

Citrus fruit (oranges)
Citrus fruit (oranges)

The citrus fruits provide a great source of fibre. We should add more citrus fruits in our diet and make sure to eat the whole fruit rather than drink the juice. Eating citrus fruits can lower the risk of diabetes, but drinking the fruit juice can increase the risk.