Top foods diabetics should avoid
In recent years, the number of people with diabetes is increasing. Experts advised that diabetics should avoid some foods, because diet directly affects to patient and change blood sugar levels in the body.
Here are the foods that diabetics should avoid:
1/ Dried fruits
Actually, dried fruits contain a lot of fiber and nutrients, but they have the high level of natural sugar causing blood sugar levels of people with diabetes gets higher. Therefore, people with diabetes should avoid dried fruits.
2/ Fruit juice
In fact, the fiber-rich fruits are good for people with diabetes, but the fruit juice has the opposite effect. Fruit juice contains more nutrients than soda and other sugary drinks, but the juices contain all of the sugar found in fruits, so if you drink a lot of juice, blood sugar level will increase fast.
Rice is a staple food in the daily diet. However, it can make the blood sugar increase quickly that causing diabetes worse.
Therefore, people with diabetes can eat brown rice and grain foods because they will reduce the amount of glucose in the blood gradually.
Honey is very good food for human health, it can relieve and prevent constipation, make your skin beautiful. However, honey contains 40% sugar and the glucose in honey can be quickly absorbed into your body. So, diabetics should avoid honey as much as possible.
Sugarcane can reduce thirst, but it is rich in glucose, fructose and sucrose. It is harmful to diabetics, so patients need to consider carefully before eating.
6/ Fats and sweets
Fats and sweets should be limited if you are suffering from diabetes. Fats can make the blood sugar levels rise and cause weight gain. Besides, candy can be dangerous for diabetics, because it contains too much sugar.
7/ Fast food
Fast foods such as French fries, instant noodles, donuts, cupcakes, potato chips… often contain trans fats. Trans fats increase the bad cholesterol levels and decrease good cholesterol levels. Eating trans fats raise your risk of heart disease and diabetes.
People with diabetes should choose foods containing healthy fats such as salmon, nuts, avocados, olive oil or vegetable oil.
For diabetics, the dairy products such as milk, ice cream, and cheese... are taboo foods. Therefore, people with diabetes should choose low-fat milk, cheese with low fat content.
Experts pointed out that popcorn is not suitable for diabetics, because popcorn is starchy foods, so people with diabetes should avoid it.
When patients drink wine and eat some foods with sugar, blood sugar levels will rise immediately.
Moreover, drinking wine regularly without eating food, process of resolution of pure sugar in the liver will be slow that lower the blood sugar level, hypoglycemia symptoms will appear.
Therefore, you should limit alcohol whether you have diabetes or not.
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