Diet Chart for Diabetes mellitus
Diabetes mellitus a serious disease in which a person’s body cannot control the level of sugar in the blood. Diabetes Mellitus is a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism characterized by the impaired ability of the body to produce or responds to insulin. Thereby maintain the proper level of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Polluted air, soil, water, unhealthy diet, stress, lack of physical activity, vitamin –D deficiency, exposure to enteroviruses, and damage to the immune cells are responsible for Diabetes mellitus.
We recommend you a balanced and proper diet which is the first line of treatment itself to tackle diabetes.
|Foods to be Consumed||Foods to be avoided|
|Fruits||Blackberry, plum, pear, peach, apricot, Amla, guava, apple, papaya, melon, orange, pomegranate.||Grapes, dates, litchi, mango, sapodilla.|
|Vegetables||Cauliflower, cabbage, spinach, mushroom, eggplant, capsicum, bottle gourd, radish, okra, beans, ridge gourd, pumpkin, broccoli, beetroot, green chilli, cucumber, turnip, coriander.||Potato, frozen vegetables, sweet potato, jackfruit, taro root.|
|Grains||Whole wheat, oats, whole grain cereals.||Refined flour, rice.|
|Legumes||Black gram, green gram, red lentil, yellow lentil, hoarse gram, chickpeas.||Frozen pulses|
|Spices||Turmeric, fennel, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, ginger, pepper.||Red chillies.|
|Oils||Olive oil, canola oil, sesame oil, soybean oil .||Butter, hydrogenated oil, cream.|
|Nuts||Almonds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, sesame seeds, walnuts.||Peanuts, raisins, cashew, pistachio.|
|Dairy Product||Tofu, cow ghee.||Whole milk, butter, full fat yogurt, cheese, cream, condensed milk.|
|Beverage||Herbal tea, Amla juice, giloy juice, Neem juice, bottle gourd, bitter gourd juice, coconut water.||Alcohol, carbonated drinks, packaged soups, packaged fruit juices, sugarcane juice, cream based liquors.|
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.