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Never drink OJ if diabetic! I worry about the study on eggs, I am a label reader and eggs are very high in cholesterol. I recently had a medication allergy Lisinipril for hypertesion and it caused my tongue to swell to a gigantic portion which caused me hospitalization for two days which also resulted my blood sugar to increase to After her workout, before dinner at 8. To my surprise today she said she even stopped taking her regular meds for the past two days.
What Kind Of Bread Is Best For A Diabetic?
Super easy to use. I have only tried zuchinni so far. You cut the tip off and push in one end. Then turn like a pencil sharpener!. Great for pasta replacement. I did 2 zukes and it made a huge amount. Then I sauted with olive oil and a little butter, lots of garlic, a few red peppers.
Denise, February 12, Elizabeth, June 15, Cuts zucchini easily, especially peeled. Potatoes a little harder but works. Harder to clean - doesn't just rinse. Needs a veggie brush or clean toothbrush for thorough cleaning. Zucchini noodles worth cleaning effort however.
BaihuXue, September 10, Perfect for what I bought it for! Exactly what I wanted it to do!! SUPER easy to make zoodles! Diane, July 25, So easy to use! Great value for the money. Best kitchen purchase I've made in a long time. Very easy to use, and just plain awesome! Well priced and gets the job done. It's well priced and worked well. The only downside is that your arm may get a little tired if you are shredding a lot of vegetables at one time and it's difficult to clean.
But once cooked it will end up costing more once you add eggs etc. Netrition is another great online store to purchase low carb goods from. They also ship worldwide, just make sure to check the shipping guide. Another great thing is their prices for items are much cheaper too. MiRico also have low carb bagels , and low carb tortillas too. You basically just have to shop around, but as you can see there are low carb breads you can buy to help solve the diabetic bread dilemma!
Again, cutting out breads may sound extreme but it is possible. And to emphasize the alternatives, making low carb breads at home will be your best option long term — so learn how to do it — take our Low Carb Breads Masterclass! As DMPs founder and leading nutritionist, Jedha is on a mission to empower the lives of people with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes by providing evidence-based nutrition and health education, along with practical tools to obtain better health.
I have been a diabetic since I found out in that I was actually a type 1 diabetic. My blood sugar are all over the place. Do you have any kind of recommendations for a brittle type 1 diabetic? Elizabeth, our information is geared for people with type 2 diabetes. While some of the information may be applicable to your situation it is important you make very small changes and work closely with your physician to preven extreme hypoglycemia.
I really enjoyed for reading questions and your answers. How to get down your ac1. The does not want to give a prescription because I do not have a diabete. But my test result shows that I have pre-diabete What to eat and avoid in order to low my Ac1? Based on research, we encourage a low carb diet for those looking to lower their A1c.
This means avoiding or at least significantly limiting high carb foods such as bread, pasta, rice, and oatmeal. Your best choices are non-starchy vegetables plenty of those!! Check out this list for a clear explanation. I found a recipe to make my own bread from unbleached flour. The recipe seems simple enough, but is it worth my time in order to avoid having carbs increase the sugar in my blood? Unbleached flour, even whole wheat flour, is still very high in carbohydrates and will send your blood sugar soaring.
We encourage people to choose nut flours almond or coconut or flaxmeal when looking for a flour substitute. Consider joining our Ultimate Low Carb Breads Masterclass for recipes you can make at home that will be much lower in carbs compared to any of the flour options available in stores. My first two recommendations are to make your own at home consider joining our Low Carb Bread Masterclass or order online from one of the links listed above.
This is not something I would encourage you to do frequently, as even just a few slices of bread per day can quickly add up and ruin your low carb diet and wreak havoc on your blood sugar. I was starting a new job when my blood was What I need is how to eat on a truck on the road with little to no options. I need help on this issue please. It just needs to be simple and specific. It can be tougher on the road but you can take your own pre-made meals or you can purchase items on the road, for instance, burgers and salad without the buns etc.
You might find some of this info helpful. I was recently told that diabetes is reversible if you have bariatric surgery. My friend told me and I confirmed it with two different diabetic doctors. Thankfully, there are 2 other scientifically proven methods that can reverse diabetes — very low calorie diets and low carb diets.
Here at DMP we educate people about healthy low carb diets and our members are reversing their diabetes. Do you have an opinion on Alvarado Street Bakery sprouted California style bread?
It has 15 grams of carbohydrates per slice. And 15 grams is quite high, especially since they are low in fiber, just 2 grams per slice. Generally, we encourage people to avoid most store-bought breads. In the end though, only your body will tell you. Use your monitor to test how it affects you. I am not diabetic but my mother is. Seven years ago I had high cholesterol. Instead of going on a pill, I decided I would try to diet.
My levels are good now. I study the diabetic diet for my mother and I find I am now learning more about the effects of sugar and salt on the body. I have been eating pumpernickel bread. I figure the darker the better. Does this make sense? I worry about the study on eggs, I am a label reader and eggs are very high in cholesterol. I limit eggs to two a week. I do love eggs. No, cholesterol in foods is not really a concern.
Read this on eggs and this on cholesterol. Butter is preferable to most margarines — more on dairy here. And spreads such as nut butters peanut, almond, hazelnut are great. Hi Jedha, What an awesome site! My husband is in a hyperbaric chamber 5 days a week. Can you recommend some foods he could eat before? He also eats a few apple slices. Happy 4th of July! Hi Sue, sorry to hear about your husbands struggles. Your husbands case is pretty unique and one where dietary exceptions may need to be made.
Elizabeth has some great tips on managing hypoglemia over here. I wonder if you might try a small portion of beans or lentils as a slow release carbohydrate source in this case? Thank you for these statistics, very helpful. Can you give me a breakdown on Irish Wheaten bread please. I have eaten it in Ireland and now I can get it in the UK.
Tastes great but is it high in carbs please. Hi Bob, the carb content per one slice is 14 grams. I am so glad I found your site and have found it to be very informative and helpful with the links provided to check out.
My dad was diabetic taking insulin he never tested his sugar not sure why never asked. She has swelling in feet and legs worse in the right she was told to go back to her kidney doctor within last few days. Maybe the endocrinologist would be better. My blood sugar at testing runs to Now my husband is borderline.
So what do you think of that diet? Interested to hear your thoughts. The Mediterranean diet is a relatively healthy diet Sharon but it still contains many high carb foods that are problematic for diabetics and prediabetics — bread, pasta, rice, potatoes. If you want to get better results you really need to cut down or cut out those foods — and of course processed foods filled with sugar etc.
Check out this info on prediabetes , it might help. I have give up on potatoes and ask For extra egg in the morning with toast and coffee black.
I eat salad and vegetables when they are available but i think the cooks add sugar. I have a very small refrigerator in my truck good for drinks and sandwich stuff in case get stuck with no options like on a job site.
Sometimes gone from home two months. Yes, it certainly can limit your options Henry. But there are some ways around it, to help support your goals. You can eat meat, eggs, salad or vegetables anytime without the bun and you can always find that at truck stops yes, sometimes they only have carrots, pumpkin, lettuce and tomato, so you could eat more of those as a better option to bread.
Ask them to cook you some hard boiled eggs to eat as snacks. And if you can get to a grocery store on the odd occasion, there are a variety of easy meals you could prep. Now that you have done such a bang up job informing us on the low carb breads … could you do the same for breakfast cereals ….
Hi Rhonda, you can find some info on cereals over here. Thanks for very interesting topic. I am 72 and my husband is We keep our blood sugar level low by eating less and by moderate walking. We have just two wholemeal indian chapaties and lots of veg and lentils.
Our advice is stop worrying but eat less to lead a long happy life. Have lost 40 lbs and lowered A1C from 8. Been looking into Paleo Diet options to lower carb intake, but am wondering if higher Protein intake would have a negative effect on My kidneys? Here at Diabetes Meal Plans we encourage a lower carb paleo-type diet because research shows it works best for lowering blood sugar and A1C.
And of course, you should always discuss your diet with your healthcare team because your choices will depend on any individual health concerns as well. I have been labeled as a Prediabetic for 8 years Now, i am currently With the genetic form of diabetes my family has, I will be considered type 1 within ten years.
My numbers have been fairly high lately so my Normal Practitioner told me to stick with a paleo diet. I eat organic, low carbs, no Preservatives, high fat and protein, some dairy and Lots of veggies. I recently bought Alvarado St. It is all organic, has 13 grams of net carbs and 7 grams of protein in a serving size of 2 slices. Since my doctor has not refilled my perscription for my medication to stabilize my blood sugar and ive seen a huge difference in my numbers and how i feel, i would love to know the gI of this Bread and if i should switch over.
As for pasta, what would be Your best recommendation for someone In my position? You can find out more about pasta here and here. The best rule is to stick to whole grain varieties in small portions. And watch your blood sugar.
Dream fields makes a low carb pasta in several choices. Can be bought in most walmarts, krogers, winn dixie Stores in the south. Beware of Dreamfields low carb pasta. The company has been frowned upon by many nutritionists, doctors and organizations for their marketing tactics but unfortunately they still sell it in such a way.
Chompies no longer distributes via Sprouts. Sara Lee is next best re: For those of us who count calories, Ezekiel is twice the calories. For diabetics, a low carb flour is best Saba. Hi jedha, I visited my doctor a week ago for my type 2 diabetes.
My A1c went up. I eat oatmeal every morning, which is probably the culprit. What about steel oats cereal? Are the better to lower my A1c? Carbohydrates are the nutrient that influences blood sugar and A1C the most Sherrie, so you need to monitor your intake and identify the problem foods.
Oatmeal could definitely be one of them. Read this info over here on oatmeal. As for steel cut oats, no, they will not be any better. They had a very similar carb content. You will probably also find this diet info useful. It had 6 carbs per slice and tastes like regular bread. I can eat a half slice for breakfast, a whole sandwich for lunch without raising my blood sugar levels.
I do have to watch how much I eat later in the day. Bread is a staple we all enjoy but can easily be overdone!
My number this am was 5. I recently had a medication allergy Lisinipril for hypertesion and it caused my tongue to swell to a gigantic portion which caused me hospitalization for two days which also resulted my blood sugar to increase to It was two and a half weeks ago and my morning glucose level is still I am following a diabetic diet.
Sorry to hear of your recent struggles Viola. You should speak to your doctor. I have and A1C of 8. During the past months my level of stress has been at a high level; does it could affect my Glucose and A1C levels? Sourdough is not necessarily the best option, though according to GI it is better. But it is still high in carbs so stick to one slice only.
In the end, only your monitor can tell you how different foods effect YOU. Yes, stress can increase blood sugar. All types Mary — the article includes some info on rye, barley and wheat.
But it would equally apply to other high-carb flour-based breads. Please give the recipe and ingredients for a better bread for diabetics with coconut flour, almond flour, chickpeas flour, and flaxseed.
We do have a variety of bread recipes available for our VIP members and in future we may add a bread recipe to the blog. I have type 2 diabetes and have found spelt bread the best at keeping my sugar levels normal. Tried many others like flaxseed and rye which did not work well for me.
If eating rice I found Brown rice the best and sweet potatoes rather than white. Better to graze through day than too big of meals. Refer to the info above Mary for some options. He needs to look for a low carb bread. I was pounds and blood sugar was I started eating the paleo diet, eating only meat,fish,nuts,coconut milk low fat and vetables non starchey.
Also no grains or dairy for me and walking every day. Never took meds or went to a doctor. Now I lost 20 pounds, blood sugar is to , feel great weight Now I think some people can eat brown rice, oatmeal, grains they cook themselves. Thought I would share this if it helps someone. Here at Diabetes Meal Plans we virtually use a paleo diet. Our philosophy is based on a natural whole foods approach to lowering blood sugar because it works.
However, making low carb bread is fine and choosing a bread is easier for some to manage, too. Also, people have been processing food from wholefood ingredients for years, including making bread, without getting sick. There are a ton of additives and chemicals in food and it really is a disgrace. Good for you, but be careful, are still pre-diabetic numbers. One you fall through the Ice and are full blown Diabetic, it is a nightmare. Ask Doc about Metformin, inexpensive and will be helpful.
Dietary and lifestyle changes can prevent the onset of diabetes. Read more about Metformin here and preventing T2D onset here. When blood sugar drops dangerously low as your husbands case, you keep available OJ, Coke, sugar, honey, Glucose tablets Etc.
It could have Been prevented. Diet is certainly a big factor on preventing the onset of diabetes. But other factors, Genetics etc. Contrary to some statements, sadly once you have the disease, it is NOT Reversible by diet or medicine, you just maintain it at a normal level.
But while it is not reversible from a diagnostic standpoint, it IS reversible from a physiological standpoint. People can reverse every single symptom, eliminate medication and live a normal life. Since diabetes is a hormonal and physiological condition, the disease is not cured but reversed.