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Improve Your Health With A Diabetic Diet

In this health and fitness article by, we discuss how to control your diabetes with the proper diet. Diabetes is one of the highest causes of death in the US. If you are a diabetic you can lower your blood sugar levels and drastically improve your health with a good diet and exercise regimen.

Diet alone won’t work and exercise alone won’t work. Most diabetics are 20 to 30% above thier ideal body weight, that is usually at least 40 or more pounds of extra body fat. IF you follow a healthy diet and exercise plan you can reduce or eliminate the need for diabetic medicines.

You did not put on that extra weight overnight, and you won’t lose it overnight either. 20 pounds a year is a good target goal.

The only way to lose weight is to lower your calorie intake and increase the following:

Calorie output. Your dietary therapy plan should be to eat 6 mini meals a day. Don’t skip meals. Your diet should be low in fats and total calories, mostly vegetatian with good fats like olive oil and proteins from sea greens, lean meats and fish. Eat salmon twice a week. Other protein sources are unroasted nuts, barley grass, and green super foods, and vegetables like soy foods and whole grains for chromium and lecithin. Vegetables supply slow burning complex carbohydrates that don’t require insulin for metabolism. This prevents rapid blood sugar spikes. Roughly 50% of the diet should be of fresh or simply cooked vegetables.

Eliminate sugars, alcohol, refined carbohydrates, high choloresterol and fried fatty foods. Eliminate cows milk and fatty dairy foods. Avoid caffeine and foods containing caffeine, except green and white tea. Omit hard liquor and all sodas from your diet. Even diet sodas contain addatives that negatively affect blood sugar levels.

Substitute sevia herb for sugar, it dosn’t have sugars requirement for insulin. High fiber foods are very beneficial to the control of glucose metabolism, it lowers teiglyceride and cholesterol levels and promotes weight loss, and canlead to discontinuation of insulin therapy in mild cases

Daily eat a green salad with omega 3 flax oil dressing.

Body work and lifestyle measures

If you smoke, stop . Smoking increases the desire for sweets.

Exercise! The best exercise for diabetics is walking. Walking at 2 mph wil burn 264 calories per hour, 3 mph will burn 352 cal/hr. A daily 3mph walk decreases risk by 50%. Insulin resistance drops by 2% for every 200 calories burned through exercise. Also consider finding a beachbody coach. Beachbody coaches are great motivators and can help you lose weight fast. 

Hot tub therapy. The New England Journal of Medicine reported on a study that stated, soaking in a hot tub 30 minutes a day for three weeks lowers blood sugar levels by 13%.

Avoid phenylalonine. No aspartame or nutrasweet products. Check labels on all soft drinks. Use herbal sweeteners like sepia or trimedica slim sweet, which reduces food cravings also.

Herbal and Supplement Therapy

Stabilize blood sugar- Crystal Star Sugar Control High helps insulin balance.

Pacific BioLogic Bitter Melon caps help both low and high blood sugar attacks.imperial elixir Siberian Eleuthero or Grifron Maitake SX Fraction enhance insulin sensitivity. Vitamine E 800 IU daily. Bilberry extract or rosemary tea balance blood sugar.

Lower blood sugar; Lipoic acid 600 mg daily lowers glucose levels up to 30%.Magnesium 400 mg fights insulin resistance. Crystal star Dr. Enzyme2 fat and starch buster helps fat and sugar metabolism.