Donuts can be very attractive to get your hands on. However, most donuts are rich in sugar and refined carbs and cause serious spikes in blood sugar levels. A diabetic can hence eat donuts only in small portions and not very often. Eating too many donuts and frequently gives you too much glucose. This can […]
Foods diabetics should avoid | Pizza, Burger, Cake, Sweets, Biscuits etc.
Foods diabetics should avoid are generally high in calories, sugar, salt or fat. This is because any food that is high in calories, sugar, salt or fat is harmful for diabetics. So, if a diabetic eats foods high in calories, salt, sugar or fat in large quantities, it may be extremely dangerous. The foods diabetics should […]
Can a diabetic eat Sugarcane?
Can a diabetic eat Sugarcane? Sugar cane is perfectly edible once you clean it and cut off the outer rind. A diabetic can eat sugarcane as long as the portion size is really small. Sugarcane is full of sugar and will cause spikes in blood sugar levels. However, it also contains nutrients and fibre. One […]
What is Glucose?
What is Glucose? Glucose is the primary source of energy. You might have heard that sugar exists in your blood. That is true. Your body can derive glucose from the food you eat or generate glucose to some extent from within your body. Your blood stream carries glucose to all body cells. Excess glucose is […]
Can a diabetic eat Mayonnaise?
Can a diabetic eat Mayonnaise? Mayonnaise is a popular condiment that goes well with many types of foods. One serving of mayonnaise gives you about 90 calories. A diabetic can eat mayonnaise in small quantity. For example, a diabetic can eat just about one serving of mayonnaise and not more. Another tip is to select […]
Can a diabetic eat Biscuits?
Can a diabetic eat Biscuits? Biscuits are generally made from refined flour, butter and sugar. It is obvious all three main ingredients of biscuits are not good for a diabetic. Refined flour has high glycaemic index (GI) and so can cause quick blood sugar spikes. Diabetics cannot eat too much butter as butter can cause […]
Can a diabetic eat Apple pie?
Can a diabetic eat Apple pie? A diabetic can eat Apple pie in small portions. Apple is nutritious and may not cause serious spikes in blood sugar levels. Eating apple may do some good to a diabetic. However, pie or pastry contains butter and refined flour. The buttery crust can be harmful for a diabetic. […]