Mediterranean-Style Diet May Be the Best Diet for Diabetics

 

Best Diet for Diabetics

http://healthland.time.com/2012/06/27/calorie-vs-calorie-study-evaluates-three-diets-for-staying-slim

People following a Mediterranean-style diet may have the best chance of keeping weight off — and doing it without causing negative side effects — according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

and a few other interesting ideas:

Low-glycemic index: similar to the Mediterranean diet, with 40% of total calories from carbs, 40% from fat and 20% from protein. The diet emphasizes whole grains like oatmeal and brown rice, low-fat meats like fish, fruits and vegetables, beans and healthy fats from olive oil and nuts. It avoids highly processed, sugary carbs and snack foods.

Some additional Glycemic Information      http://www.amsa.org/healingthehealer/GlycemicIndex.pdf

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