What is the best diet?

What is the best diet?

Increasing your serves of fruits and vegetables to 6 – 8 per day – a standard serving size is roughly 75g, or 1⁄2 cup, 1 cup of fruit and vegetables 3 times a day is sufficient in increasing your intake. Fruits and vegetables like blueberries, broccoli, spinach, sweet potato, collard greens and corn are excellent pre-diabetic superfoods. Rich in nutrients, these fruits and vegetables are packed with high levels of antioxidants, helpful in combatting your pre-diabetic symptoms. Aside from increasing fruit and vegetable intake, eating in a healthier manner and exercising appropriately is an excellent way to manage your pre-diabetes and help prevent it from worsening. Following this “eat more, eat less” guide will help you to maintain your condition, but still enjoy the same foods you were consuming before.

Eat more:fruit_vegetables

  • Healthy fats such as nuts, olive oil, fish oils, seeds, whole milk dairy, dark chocolate and avocado
  • free-range chicken or turkey
  • High-quality protein such as eggs, beans, milk, cheese
  • High-fiber cereals and breads
  • Fish and shellfish

Eat less:

  • White bread, sugary cereals, refined pastas and white ricefoods-to-avoid-
  • Processed meat and red meat from animals fed with GMO products
  • Trans fats
  • Baked goods
  • Sweets, chips, desserts
  • Deep-fried foods
  • Packaged and fast foods
  • Foods high in sugar

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