Choose better carbohydrates:
Here are some sources of carbohydrates:
Whole grains such as brown rice, buckwheat and whole grains, fruits & Veg like spinach.
Eat less salt
Eating too much salt can increase blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. But when you have diabetes, you are already at risk of all these conditions.
Eat less red and cooked meat:
• Nuts such as beans and lentils
• eggs & Fish
• poultry such as chicken and turkey
Eat more fruit and veg :-
Choose better fats :-
Cut down on added sugar :-
We know that cutting out sugar can be difficult in the beginning, so small beneficial changes are the starting point when trying to cut back on sugar.
Be smart about food :-
Drink sensibly :-
Alcohol is high in calories, so if you drink and you’re trying to lose weight, consider cutting back. Try to keep to a maximum of 14 minutes per week.
Get your minerals and vitamins from food :-
There is no evidence that vitamin and mineral supplements help you manage your diabetes. So, unless your health care team tells you to take something, like folic acid for pregnancy, you don’t need to take a supplement.