Diabetes can cause serious long-term health problems if it is not treated or treated properly. The longer you have diabetes and the less you control your blood sugar, the greater the risk of complications. Some of the complications can be disabling or even life threatening. But the foods you choose to eat in your daily diet can make a big difference, whether you live with diabetes or not. Diabetes in the United Kingdom says that the key to controlling and preventing diabetes is a balanced diet. Symptoms of diabetes Fri, August 19, 2016 Diabetes is a common health condition for life. There are 3.5 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the United Kingdom and approximately 500,000 who live undiagnosed with the disease. Play slide show People should keep in mind that the signs and symptoms of diabetes are not always obvious, and often the condition is diagnosed during a doctor's check-ups. Starchy foods such as potatoes, meat, fish, eggs, legumes, beans and nuts are recommended. People with diabetes try to minimize their sugar intake, but other sweeteners can also cause spikes in blood sugar. More natural sugars, such as popular roasted honey, can have this effect, according to Healthline nutritionists. Agave nectar and maple syrup fall into the same category. The site says: "Although these sweeteners are not highly processed, they contain at least as many carbohydrates as white sugar, in fact, most contain even more." Your best strategy is to avoid all forms of sugar and use low-carbohydrate natural sweeteners. "Fruits and vegetables are a good choice: everyone should eat at least five servings a day, as recommended by health guidelines, but a certain type of fruit should be avoided, although fruit is a great source of several vitamins. and important minerals, including vitamin C and potassium, dry fruit should be avoided.The health line explains: "When the fruit dries, the process results in a loss of water that leads to even higher concentrations of these nutrients. "Unfortunately, its sugar content becomes more concentrated too." One cup of grape contains 27 grams of carbohydrates, including 1 gram of fiber. On the contrary, a cup of raisins contains 115 grams of carbohydrates, 5 of which come from fiber. "Therefore, raisins contain more than three times more carbohydrates than grapes, other types of dried fruit are also higher in carbohydrates compared to fresh fruit." If you have diabetes, you do not have to give up the fruit completely. . Following low-sugar fruits such as fresh berries or small apples can provide health benefits while maintaining normal blood sugar levels. Diabetes can cause serious long-term health problems if it is not treated or treated properly. The longer you have diabetes and the less your blood sugar is controlled, the greater the risk of complications. Some of the complications can be disabling or even life threatening. The NHS describes the complications that may occur.
Video credits to Gaydi afydid YouTube channel