The Food Pyramid is an outline of what to eat each day. The pyramid guides you
to eat a variety of foods to get the nutrients required. The larger the section of
the pyramid, the more of those foods you should eat.
Keep A Positive Attitude
Make Gradual Changes
Plan Meals Ahead of Time
Eat Small Meals Frequently
Read Food Labels
Drink Plenty of Fluids
Limit Unsaturated Fats
The Glycemic Index
The rate of carbohydrate digestion is graded by the Glycemic Index.
Carbohydrates that digest rapidly are considered a high glycemic index and produce
an insulin surge, which are not recommended for diabetic people.
Foods that digest slowly are considered a low Glycemic Index and are recommended
for diabetic people.
High Glycemic Index
Curb your urge to eat junk food.
If you don’t buy it, you won’t eat it !
Plan Meals Ahead of Time.
Then wait a few moments to avoid stuffing yourself.
Smaller Meals more Frequently.
You can eat what you want, but just in smaller portions.