Best Foods for Diabetes | Including Complex Carbohydrates & Fiber Rich Foods

Diabetes
Diabetes is a condition in which a person has high blood sugar. The sugar level increases when either the body is unable to produce sufficient insulin or when it becomes resistant to its effect. The former is known as type 1 diabetes & the latter as type 2 diabetes. 
FOOD GROUPS
USEFUL RECIPES
    1

    Sprout salad

    Ingredients

    Green gram25 g
    Tomato (chopped)½
    Cucumber (chopped)½
    Lemon juice1 tsp
    SaltTo taste
    PepperTo taste
    Chaat Masala¼ tsp

    Preparation

    1. Soak about 25 gm green gram overnight.
    2. Next morning you will notice the grams have become thicker
    3. Tie them in a muslin cloth & keep it in a casserole
    4. The grams will sprout fully in 1-2 days
    5. Chop ½ a tomato
    6. Also chop ½ a cucumber
    7. Mix these with the sprouted green gram
    8. Add 1 tsp lemon juice
    9. Also, add a little salt, pepper for taste
    10. Mix gently and serve
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 217 kcal
  • 1 g
  • 0 g
  • Protein
  • 8 g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 18 g
  • 2 g
  • 0 g
  • Sodium
  • 1210 mg
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
    2

    Veg stir fry

    Ingredients

    Ginger-garlic paste ½ tsp
    Onion (chopped)½
    Broccoli florets3-4
    Red bell pepper (chopped)½
    Green bell pepper (chopped)½
    Water½ cup
    Chilli flakes¼ tsp
    Oregano¼ tsp
    Oil1 tsp
    Salt To taste

    Preparation

    1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan
    2. Add ½ tsp ginger-garlic paste in it
    3. Add ½ chopped onion and sauté till it becomes slightly brown
    4. Now add 3-4 small broccoli florets
    5. Also add ½ chopped red & green bell peppers each
    6. Now, add ½ cup water to all these vegetables
    7. Cover the pan with a lid and let them cook for about 5-6 mins
    8. Now add ¼ tsp chilli flakes and ¼ tsp oregano
    9. Also add salt to taste
    10. Sauté this mixture for 5-8 minutes before serving
Per Serving
  • Energy
    • Total Fat
    • Saturated Fat
  • 67 kcal
  • 5 g
  • 0 g
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • Carbohydrate
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Sugar
  • 4 g
  • 4 g
  • 0 g
  • Sodium
  • 1215 mg
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
TIPS
  • Avoid foods containing simple sugars
  • Exercise regularly

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Neha Chandna

Dietician & Nutritionist,

Neha Chandna is a dietician and nutrition educator. She has over 6 years’ of experience consulting individuals as well as fitness clubs. She is also a Reebok certified fitness instructor who helps people find the right workout depending on their health needs. Her love for food makes her work harder to help people eat well, feel good and look great.

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