Diet for Borderline Diabetes to Avoid Type 2 Diabetes2012-11-24 17:06
Borderline Diabetes is such a condition in which your blood sugar is higher than normal level but not high enough to be counted as Type 2 Diabetes. For Borderline Diabetes patients, if they ignore their diseaseS, it will turn into Type 2 Diabetes within about 10 years. Type 2 Diabetes is a refractory disease, that is because it can damage any organs and cause many complications. However, if borderline diabetics can change their lifestyle from now on, Type 2 diabetes will has less possibility to occur. The following information is about some tips on diet for Borderline Diabetes.
Eating more natural sources of food and much less processed and artificial foods is needed. Fresh fruits and vegetables had better make up 50% of your diet, there are many ways by which you can eat them, you can cook them in olive oil or chop them into fresh salads. To choose whole grains, brown rice instead of white sugar and white flour, meat needs to be low fat, skinless and fresh and don't fry meat. Choosing skim milk; unsweetened almond, soy, or rice milk; low-fat cheeses and plain non-fat yogurt.
The human body is made up of about 98% water, so water is essential to human health. In modern society, the artificial sweeteners are added to many drinks. The best thing you can do is to replace artificial drinks, juices, soda and sports drinks with plain water. If you want to lose weight or if you are having trouble with constipation, drinking a large glass of water before you eat will help you deal with them. Water plays an very important role in combating Borderline Diabetes.
Fiber is good to the digestion of fats and sugars and also very effective in preventing disease. Foods that have high fiber include bran, lentils, beans, green leafy vegetables and fresh berries, a high-fiber diet can help prevent Borderline Diabetes. Also to get fiber from natural sources is better than the way from fiber supplements.
As long as borderline diabetics pay much attention to their diet and lifestyle, they will not "meet" Type 2 Diabetes in the future. Remember that what really fearful is not Diabetes itself, but its complications, so people with high blood sugar should keep a healthy living habit and eating habit. Leave us a message, if wanting to know more about Borderline Diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes.