November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. According to statistics, more than 29 million Americans in the United States have diabetes. Of those, more than 8 million may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition. Today, Dr. R. James Bingham discusses healthy eating tips for patients with diabetes.
Dr. R. James Bingham
Rochester Regional Health
Q: I was recently diagnosed with diabetes, what can I eat?
A: Start with following some of the basic principles of healthy eating:
-Eat more vegetables, especially non-starchy vegetables.
-Choose whole grain foods over foods made with refined grains and flours.
-Choose lean protein foods.
-Avoid sugar sweetened drinks including juice and soda; drink more water.
-Fruit, in moderation is also a great option and can curb your sweet tooth.
-Choose low-fat milk and dairy.
-Choose healthy fats in moderation and limit unhealthy fats.
-Follow healthy plate guidelines: ¼ plate carbohydrate, ¼ plate protein, ½ plate non-starchy vegetables
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