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Last Updated: Aug 06, 2020

Diet Chart For Diabetic Patients

About Diet chart for diabetic patient Diet Plan for diabetic patient : Do's And Dont's Food Items You Can Easily Consume in Diabetes

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Whether you’re trying to prevent or control diabetes, your nutritional needs are virtually the same as everyone else, so no special foods are necessary. But you do need to pay attention to some of your food choices—most notably the carbohydrates you eat. Losing just 5% to 10% of your total weight can help you lower your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels.

Losing weight and eating healthier can also have a profound effect on your mood, energy, and sense of wellbeing. Even if you’ve already developed diabetes, it’s not too late to make a positive change. By eating healthier, being more physically active, and losing weight, you can reduce your symptoms or even reverse diabetes.

If you take diabetes medication, regular mealtimes, and regular amounts of various foods help you get the most out of the least amount of medication. Because people with diabetes are at risk of high blood pressure or high blood fats, it makes sense to also choose foods that are heart-healthy (lean, low-fat) and ones that are low in salt.

The bottom line is that you have more control over your health than you may think. There is no single diabetes diet plan or meal plan, or diet that is diabetes-friendly that can serve as a correct meal plan for all patients with diabetes. Glycemic index, carbohydrate counting, the MyPlate method, and the TLC diet plan are all methods for determining healthy eating habits for diabetes management.

Diet chart for diabetic patient

Sunday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)4 Idli + Sambar 1/2 cup/ 1 table spoon Green chutney/ Tomato Chutney
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)green gram sprouts 1 cup
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)3 Roti+1/2 cup salad + Fish curry ( 100 gm fish)+ 1/2 cup cabbage subji.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit(Avoid high energy fruits. Eg: Banana, Jack fruit,Mango, Chikku.)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Roti / chappati.+ Tomato subji 1/2 cup.
Monday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)2 Slice brown bread.+1 slice low fat cheese+1Boiled egg+ 1/2 cup low fat milk.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit(Avoid high energy fruits. Eg: Banana, Jack fruit,Mango, Chikku.)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Veg pulav rice 1 cup+ 1/2 cup Soya Chunk curry+ 1/2 cup Low fat curd.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup light tea+ 2 wheat rusk.
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 roti/ Chapathi+ Ladies finger subji 1/2 cup.
Tuesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Chappati 3 + 1/2 cup Potato green peas curry.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1/2 cup boilled black channa
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1 cup rice+ 1/2 cup Dhal+ Palak subji 1/2 cup+ 1/2 cup low fat curd.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit(Avoid high energy fruits. Eg: Banana, Jack fruit,Mango, Chikku.)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Brocken wheat upma 1 cup+ 1/2 cup green beans subji
Wednesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Methi Parata 2+ 1 tbs green chutney.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit(Avoid high energy fruits. Eg: Banana, Jack fruit,Mango, Chikku.)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1 cup rice+ chicken curry( 150 gm chicken+ 1 cup cucumber salad.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Cup light tea+ Brown rice flakes poha 1 cup.
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Wheat dosa 3 + 1/2 cup Bitter guard subji.
Thursday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Vegetable Oats Upma 1 cup+ 1/2 cup low fat milk.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)plane Yoghurt with raw vegetables / grilled vegetables -1 cup
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1/2 cup rice + 2 medium chappati+1/2 cup Kidney beans curry+ Snake guard subji 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup boilled channa+ light tea 1 cup.
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Roti/ chapati+ 1/2 cup mix veg curry
Friday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Mix veg Poha 1 cup+ 1/2 cup low fat milk.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 Portion fruit(Avoid high energy fruits. Eg: Banana, Jack fruit,Mango, Chikku.)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)3 Chappati+ 1/2 cup cluster beans subji+ Fish curry(100g fish) 1/2 cup.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup tea+ + 2 biscuits ( Nutrichoice or Digestiva or Oatmeal.)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Roti / chappathi+Ridge guard subji 1/2 cup.
Saturday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Utappam 2+ 1 tbs green chutney.
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup boilled channa
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1 cup rice+ Soya chunk curry1/2 cup+ Ladies finger subji 1/2 cup+ small cup low fat curd.
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 Portion fruit(Avoid high energy fruits. Eg: Banana, Jack fruit,Mango, Chikku.)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Brocken wheat upma 1 cup+ 1/2 cup green beans subji

Diet Plan for diabetic patient : Do's And Dont's

Don'ts

  1. Trans-fats
  2. Processed Sugars
  3. Sugary Drinks
  4. White Flour

Do's

  1. Fruits & Vegetables
  2. Whole Grains
  3. Small, frequent meals

Food Items You Can Easily Consume in Diabetes

  1. Cereals: Brown rice, Oat meal, Brocken wheat, Ragi, Quinoa.
  2. Pulses: Chickpeas, Kidney beans, moong dal, masoor dal, soybeans.
  3. Vegetables: All gourds-bitter gourd, snake gourd, ridge gourd, bottle gourd, ivy gourd, ladies finger, tinda,green leafy vegetables.
  4. Fruits: Custard Apple, Pears, Grape and Watermelon, Orenges and Apple.
  5. Milk and Milk products: Skim milk, Paneer, Cotage Cheese, Yoghurt.
  6. Meat, Fish and Egg: Lean Meat, Chicken Brest, Tuna, Salmon, Tilapia, Sword fish , Cod.
  7. Oil: 1.5 Tbsp/ day( Olive oil, Mustard Oil, Rice bran Oil, Canola oil
  8. Sugar: 1 Tsp/ day.

Popular Questions & Answers

I have diabetes taking glycomet 500 sr my sugars r fasting 95 and ppbs 150 and taking olmy 20 mg but after taking olmy I am having stomach pain why.

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My mother (53) has been diagnosed with uterine tumor and went through a biopsy test recently which came up with a positive report. But post biopsy, after few days, she faced a severe brain hemorrhage. Can it be a relevant reason for hemorrhage? Because she never had blood pressure or diabetic issues. Though she didn't take proper rest after biopsy which was recommended by doctors.

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I am 37 years old and I am diabetic since 3 years and I am taking prescribe tables regularly but I checked my sugar level randomly it shows 244 after 10 seconds I checked again and it shows 279. I tried in multiple new sugar check machine the is same. My sugar levels is fluctuating. Pls suggest note: I am noticing sugar fluctuations since 4 months tab: istamet 50/500 and fibator.

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I have multiple fibroid in uterus and want to remove the uterus what is recovery time needed I do not have any diabetes or blood pressure issues I am healthy otherwise kindly tell me how safe is the surgery and recovery period.

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Every surgery has its risk. It is comparing complaints & medical health v/s potential risks. Recovery time actually 48 hours but some patients may feel like taking rest for 5-7 days.

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Hi, in her case uncontrolled diabetes, liver issues, metabolic syndrome, thyroid, diet & weight might be responsible factors. Blood tests might help to find out the main culprit. Diet control, wt reduction, regular medicines will help to control h...
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