Plan your diabetic diet: what, how much and when

April 21 2012

 diabetic diet plan
 People with a diagnosis of "diabetes" is becoming more and at the same time an increasing number of studies on this disease. Experts say that proper diet and regular exercise help to keep blood sugar levels Blood sugar - one of the main indicators of human health  Blood sugar - one of the main indicators of human health
   by sudden changes. Moreover, a good way to avoid the occurrence of diabetes-related diseases such as heart disease Heart disease and heart attacks: that every woman should know  Heart disease and heart attacks: that every woman should know
   and high blood pressure.

 Plan your diabetic diet: what, how much and when


There are several enduring myths about what should and what should not have diabetes. They arose from ignorance of the essence of the disease and the basic rules of supply. Diabetics Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease  Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
   It should not have any special foods and abandon carbohydrates and sweets. A healthy diet diabetic virtually indistinguishable from a healthy diet.

 Plan your diabetic diet: what, how much and when

Calories and planning meals

The first thing you need to plan their supply: know how many calories you can consume daily. The exact number of individual and his doctor should determine. Usually it is calculated on the basis of gender, height and perhaps nature of the work of the patient. Based on this, you can plan your usual meals and snacks.

 Plan your diabetic diet: what, how much and when

Carbohydrates and fiber

Carbohydrates are divided into starch, sugar and fiber - all of them should be part of a healthy diet. It is necessary that they are accounted for about half of the daily diet of diabetics. It is important to calculate the balance of different types of carbohydrates. The most useful carbohydrates - fiber, it is necessary to have about 20-30 grams per day. Most fiber in fruits and vegetables.

 Plan your diabetic diet: what, how much and when


About a quarter of your daily diet should be protein. Studies have shown that proteins do not affect the blood sugar level Blood sugar - a very important indicator  Blood sugar - a very important indicator
 . They are found in legumes, eggs, fish, chicken, beef, pork. Eat on health, just remove the skin from the chicken and choose lean red meat.

 Plan your diabetic diet: what, how much and when


Completely abandon the fat is not only unnecessary, but harmful. Avocados, olive oil and nuts are rich in beneficial unsaturated fats. By expert advice fats should be from 25% to 35% of diabetic diet, these fats include not more than 7% can be saturated.

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Cholesterol Diet - what should be the proper nutrition

October 3, 2014

 a cholesterol diet
 The man in the modern world consumes a large amount of fat, which lead to a change in the spectrum of biochemical blood. First of all there is an increase cholesterol levels, which negatively affects the state of health, a risk factor for numerous diseases. Cholesterol diet is aimed at improving the body as a whole, it must be tailored to the individual characteristics of each person.


The basic rules of diet

Diet is aimed at removing excess cholesterol from the body, so some experts call it anti-cholesterol diet Anti-cholesterol diet - to whom it should be observed?  Anti-cholesterol diet - to whom it should be observed?
 . Sticking to a diet a person can effortlessly as during it do not need to pace yourself to death. The basic rule is to reduce or eliminate from the diet vysokozhirnyh products.

Hypolipidemic diet is used mainly in vegetables, fruits and berries. The ban on the use of meat or fish there, but these products should be low-fat varieties. Preference is given to chicken meat or turkey meat. This rule applies to cheese, milk, yogurt, they must also be free of grease. The main suppliers of saturated fats that are harmful to the body, are lard, butter, margarine, so they should be excluded from the diet.

Bezholesterinovaya diet should be prepared individually, so you should consult a specialist before it start.

It is recommended to stick to the diet for one week, then you can make a short break and then resume. Menu for the week with the cholesterol diet is made based on the principles of dietary dietitian, considering the calorie daily diet.


What should be the menu during a diet

Recipes bezholesterinovoy diets consist mainly of plant foods. Animal fats should be in the diet in a limited amount. It is useful to use more vegetable fats, which are represented by different oils:

  • linseed oil
  • cottonseed oil
  • corn oil Corn oil: the good and the harm to human  Corn oil: the good and the harm to human
  • sunflower oil

The positive impact of vegetable oil on cholesterol levels is due to a choleretic effect. Because of this cholesterol, bile acids are excreted in the bile. Simultaneously, increased peristalsis of the digestive tract, which contributes to the fact that the cholesterol from the body will be displayed with feces. The vegetable oils contain unsaturated fatty acids, which are come into engagement with the cholesterol and is converted to a soluble form. All these factors provide a reduction in cholesterol levels.

It is easy to turn into cholesterol digestible carbohydrates, so protivoholesterinovaya diet is reduced to limit them in the diet. These carbohydrates include honey, jam, sugar and others. Useful are complex carbohydrates that are contained in a large amount in vegetables, fruits savory. Slows down the absorption of cholesterol pectin, increased peristalsis of the digestive tract contributes fiber, so it is recommended during the diet to eat vegetables and fruits.

Receipt of proteins can not be limited, with the main share of the proteins must occur in proteins of animal origin. These valuable proteins rich in essential amino acids, such as methionine. Proved the existence of lipotropic effect of methionine, therefore, low-cholesterol diet dolzhnaa be enriched protein products. During the diet should eat cheese, egg whites, fish, low-fat varieties.


Guidelines to be followed

By hypolipidemic diet often resorted people who have obesity. Because metabolic disorders, metabolism Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
   they observed a violation of lipid profile by increasing the level of cholesterol and atherogenic index. In this case, it is important to adhere to the basic principles of diet and strictly follow the recommendations of experts.

Table hypolipidemic diet products that can be consumed in their daily diet, takes into account the amount of food, so the portion is calculated on a time in grams.

It is recommended to completely eliminate from the diet of pickles, pickles, condiments, canned foods. These products have a stimulating effect, enhance appetite, so their use should be avoided.

People who are prone to obesity, can not eat fresh pastries, sweets, white bread. Bread is better to eat bran or rye, can replace it with crackers. From the product of pastry (pies, cakes, cookies and other baked goods) and should be abandoned. Useful properties have sea food, so they should be present in the diet during the diet. Seaweed, shrimp, mussels Mussels: the benefits and harms of seafood  Mussels: the benefits and harms of seafood
   and other seafood can be prepared a variety of dishes, including salads.

The seafood has a useful trace elements, which have a positive effect on the metabolism and cholesterol. Lipotropic effect have manganese, iodine, cobalt. The maximum number of these trace elements contained in sea food dishes that determines the need for their use. Useful ions of manganese, cobalt, iodine and accelerate the enzymatic reactions that are involved in the breakdown of cholesterol. Instead of coffee or tea is recommended to drink the juice from fruits or berries. Berries can be used fresh or dried, are boiled fruit drinks, jelly.

Properly organized diet contributes to what is going improvement in lipid profile and cholesterol. You also need to change their lifestyle, to engage in physical activities that will contribute to health benefits.

Marina Solovyov

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