Foods Diabetics Should Avoid
Lists below are foods diabetics should avoid. You may really like to eat some of food below but if you’re diabetics – it’s very necessary or a must that you have to avoid to eat it/them…
Sausage gravy and Biscuits
Gravy and biscuits are high in saturated fat, sodium and calories.
Battered fish- fish is good for managing diabetes, but it all depends on how it has been prepared. A breaded-fish meal with sides like coleslaw, hush puppies and fries is not recommended for diabetics.
Fruit juice beverages- they are very worst foods for diabetics, as they are high in calories and sugar.
Deep-fried Chinese Entrees
Restaurant French fries- they have much sodium, calories and saturated fats.
Purchased cookies- they may contain fats. Just bake them at home.
Fried chicken- they have much calories, fat, sodium and carbohydrates, and hence diabetics should avoid them.
Purchased pie- one slice of this can contain 46 grams of fat, 52 grams of carbohydrates and 650 grams of calories.
Purchased smoothies- they contain added sugar.
Processed meat- it has about 650 milligrams of sodium in one serving.
Restaurant Hamburgers- they raise the cholesterol level in the body, since they are rich in saturated fat.
Baked goods- baked goods which are commercially made should be avoided as they are high in calorie, fat and sugar contents.
Frozen meals- they have a high fat and sodium content, hence they should be avoided.
Soft drinks- soda with sugar can affect your healthy by raising blood sugar. Beverages high in sugar also lead to weight gain.
Purchased cakes- cakes which are baked commercially contain fats which lead to raised cholesterol in the body, and this leads to high risk of getting cardiovascular disease.
Flavored water- it has sugar in it.
Frozen pizza- commercially made pizzas are rich in calories, thus not recommended for diabetics.
Milk shakes- those from both sit-down and fast-food restaurants are high in calories and sugar, and they could also contain some fats which are bad for your heart.
Nachos- most of you take them as an appetizer. They are very rich in fats, carbohydrates and calories, hence diabetics should avoid them.