Diabetes significantly reduces the quality of life, including because it forces you to severely limit your diet and lose your favorite foods. However, even if you have type 1 diabetes (insulin dependent), you can still afford delicious and very healthy foods.
Healthy fats are a diabetic’s best friend. They not only help stabilize blood sugar levels after meals, but they also give food a buttery texture. Avocados are an invaluable source of healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and fiber, and healthy fats. There are many recipes for preparing dishes with the addition of avocado, it can also be cut into thin slices and made sandwiches.
If you have the option to buy eggs from farm-raised hens, be sure to take advantage of it. In addition to the fact that they are much less likely to be at risk of contracting salmonella, farmed ones contain more vitamins A and E, as well as polyunsaturated Omega-3 acids, than factory ones.
In terms of the content of vitamins and minerals, cucumbers are in many ways inferior to other vegetables, but they contain a lot of fiber and water and a minimum amount of carbohydrates. Cucumbers do not require insulin, are satiety and are a great snack.