Diet Tips for Diabetic Patients


  • Daily Physical Exercise 2 hours after meals— for at least 30 minutes
  • Control daily calorie intake to 2,400 or less
  • Snack on Nuts and Fresh Fruits
  • Try to make your largest meal at Mid-day
  • Don’t skip Breakfast

Eat more

  • Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds, whole milk dairy, or avocados
  • Fruits: cucumber, tomato, orange, apple, kiwi,
  • Vegetables—ideally fresh, the more colorful the better
  • High-fiber cereals and breads made from whole grains or legumes
  • Fish and shellfish, organic, free-range chicken or turkey
  • High-quality protein such as eggs, milk, cheese, and unsweetened yogurt

Eat less

  • Trans fats from partially hydrogenated or deep-fried foods
  • Packaged and fast foods, especially those high in sugar, baked goods, sweets, chips, desserts
  • White bread, sugary cereals, refined pastas or rice
  • Processed meat and red meat from animals fed with antibiotics, growth hormones, and GMO feed
  • Low-fat products that have replaced fat with added sugar, such as fat-free yogurt

Choose high-fiber, slow-release carbs