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My father is 55 years old & suffering from hypertension and type 2 diabetes. My question is that what is the diet.

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HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES PATIENT diet - 1.Reduce intake of salt in your food 2. Reduce intake of excess sugar in your food 3. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. A quarter gets lean protein like baked fish, beans, or chicken. The last quarter holds grains, preferably whole, like brown rice. You’ll still need to count carbohydrates and make sure you're not getting too much sodium. 4. Caffeine can raise your blood sugar and blood pressure. 5. Whole grains are rich in vitamins and minerals, plus contain fiber, which keeps you full and helps steady blood sugar. Aim for three to five servings of grains each day, and make at least half of those servings whole grains. 6. Beer, wine, and most cocktail mixers contain sugar and will cause your blood glucose to rise, as well as your blood pressure and triglycerides 7. Favor fats from plant foods. Some options: olive oil, avocado, nuts, and flaxseed. 8. Keep a food diary or smartphone app to track your eating habits, or regularly check in with a family member or friend. 9. Do walk regularly, of exercises to keep your B.P and diabetes in control. Do revert back for homeopathic medicines.
Avoid salt and salty thinks like aachar papad extra salt on salad for DM avoid usher n all sweets fruit can b allowed if sugar levels is a by 200 mgdl n also exercise ie 4 km of walk morning or even which ever is favourable or twice a day ie 2 km each time which he start n increase gradually from 1 km onwards also go for yoga (madukasan)
Balanced diet. Reduce items that contain glucose, increase those foods that are low in glucose. Best wishes.
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