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DIET CHART FOR DIABETES

Diet:

Step 1:
Have bitter gourd juice and a glass of lukewarm water with half a freshly squeezed lime the first thing in the morning to cleanse the system of all impurities.

Step 2:
Have a light breakfast comprising any fresh fruit (except bananas), a small quantity of whole meal bread with butter and fresh milk.

Step 3:
Lunch may include a bowl of freshly prepared steamed vegetables, one or two whole-wheat bread with butter and a glass of buttermilk.

Step 4:
Have a juice during the mid-afternoon preferably a glass of fresh fruit or vegetable juice.

Step 5:
Dinner may comprise of a large bowl of raw vegetable salad, with limejuice dressing, sprouted beans and cottage cheese.

Step 6:
Avoid spices, condiments, pickles, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, tea and coffee, meat, over boiled milk, as well as white flour and products made from them, refined, processed, stale and tinned foods.

Always Remember:

*Fresh fruits contain sugar fructose, which does not need insulin for its metabolism and is well tolerated by diabetics.
*Raw foods should be taken liberally as they stimulate and increase insulin production.
*Fats and oils should be taken sparingly.
*Do good foods for diabetics include: cucumbers, string beans, onion and garlic.

Preventive Measures for Diabetes:

*Brisk walks.
*Back lifting exercise.
*Yogic asanas.
*Body massage once a week.
*Hot fomentation to lower back.

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