1500 Calorie Diabetic Diet
Reduce Your Blood Sugar Naturally
This 1500 calorie diabetic diet and meal plan included many low glycemic index or GI foods, combining Yin-Yang theory.It shows you how to reduce your blood glucose in natural way.
Who should go for 1500 calorie diabetic diet?
If you want to lose weight and you are about 200 pound you can try this free 1500 calorie diet plan.
If you are having 2200 calorie diet or above you'd better go for 1800 calorie first, then try this diabetic 1500 calorie diet again.
What food should I eat
According to Chinese medicine, most diabetics are Yin-deficiency. Usually you have excessive heat in the lung, the stomach, or the kidney.
Foods that nourish Yin will benefit diabetics. These foods include duck, beef tendon, black fungus, abalone, pear,etc..
Many vegetables and fruit clear away heat such as spinach, cucumber, pear, eggplant, mung bean, Luo Han Guo, Job's Tears, lotus root, etc..
Low glycemic index or GI foods are not only useful to diabetes, they are also effective to weight loss. Many vegetables have GI as low as 15. They are hummus, eggplant, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, mushroom, tomato, lettuce, etc..
Try to involve in the above foods as much as you can. They help you reduce blood glucose level. The rest foods you should consider are lean meat/fish, whole grain, unprocessed snack, etc.. Stay away from solid fat added, sugar added and heavy salty commercial foods.
Don't eat deep-fried, over roasted, or hot&spicy foods, or lamb, venison, etc. All these are easy to cause heat and dryness.
Where to eat
Preparing food at home will guarantee the calorie intake and healthy food choice.
When to start
After get the permission of your doctor. If your diet reduces 500 calorie after going for this 1500 calorie diabetic diet, then you should start when you have a good status. If your current diet is also 1500 calorie, then you can start at any time.
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