Diabetics control blood levels is mandatory in order to remain stable. Setting a diet for diabetics most importantly is balanced between the amount of carbohydrates, protein, and healthy fats. With such a diabetics do not need to leave the carbs. Diet will be more easily arranged if paying attention to the Glycemic Index (IG) to keep blood sugar levels stable.
What Cereal to Avoid Diabetes Patients
Avoid sweet cereal, because it contains sugar and refined grains. Always make it a habit to read labels as well. Choose whole grain minimal processed and rich in fiber, in addition also surely contain lots of vitamins and minerals.
The grain can be used as a cereal for breakfast is oatmeal/wheat flour, oatmeal, wheat bran, whole cornmeal, barley, brown rice, wild rice, buckwheat/buckwheat. According to the American Diabetes Association, processed oats bran rolls for example or in oats peas have IG are low, less than 55.
Oats are processed quickly had the IG between 56-69. Are instant oats, corn powder, the IG is considered to have high by a score of 70 or over. Instead of using the instant oats, cooked oats can stand in the cold temperatures with keeping it in the refrigerator for a week and then warm your back if you want to eat. The fibers remain high and good for the digestion.
Good Cereal For Diabetes
Good cereal according to the American Diabetes Association i.e. contains at least 3 grams of fiber and no more than 6 grams of sugar. Unfortunately, it has many different kinds of sugar and sweetener.
The Public Health from Harvard School registered the sugar that is commonly included in foods such as agave nectar, sugar, brown sugar, molasses, invert sugar, cane sugar, raw sugar, cane juice, corn syrup, corn sweetener, crystalline fructose, glucose, dextrose, crystal sugar cane, fruit juices, concentrates, honey, corn syrup high fructose, malt syrup, syrup, maple syrup, sucrose, maltose. In addition, don't forget to look at the levels of sodium in the cereal. Based on the Mayo clinic, the sodium intake of no more than 2300mg/day.
Add a protein like nuts in oats helps to regulate blood sugar levels at breakfast and by lunch. Nuts without salt, walnut/walnut, almonds may be added as well as a source of fat not saturated. It also can be added such as fruits of the berry.
If you want to add the milk on cereal choose low-fat/skim milk. Or with soy milk, almond milk, especially if suffering from lactose intolerance. Diet with whole grains is essentially very helping people with type 2 diabetes even prevent diabetes. Make sure the product is eaten carbs minimal/not processed.