Blood Sugar Management

Tips

 

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  • Look closely at what you are having for breakfast in particular; some of us are eating dessert for breakfast- muffins and toast all have a similar effect on our blood sugar as a big piece of cake. Aim for a diet that is balance, moderate, and varied in which the proportion of your carbohydrates, protein, fat, two portions of vegetables and a small serving of good quality fat like coconut oil, avocado, nuts and seeds.

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  • Don’t just think of sugar as the white stuff that goes into your tea. Always check the labels of the food that you consume, since almost all food items have. 

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  • Consume adequate and moderate amounts of fruits per day. We favor apples, berries and pears for the lower sugar content and keep higher sugar fruits like mango, banana and watermelon for special occasions. Eat fruit with a healthy fat like nuts or seeds to prevent a spike in your blood sugar levels.

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  • Blood sugar can be linked to your thyroid and adrenal gland function (stress hormones). If you have high blood sugar, it is important to look beyond the results.

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  • Supplements like magnesium, chromium, B vitamins can help with blood sugar management. Do consult your physician before taking any supplements. 

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  • Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) may benefit blood sugar control and it can be found in olive oil, and canola oil. 

Recommended ingredients from SaladStop!

Onions, Pomelo, Broccoli, Edamame, Quinoa, Spinach, Avocado, Walnuts

Recommended Create-Your-Own Salad

Spinach, Onion, Edamame, Broccolli, Walnuts, Avocado, Salmon, Carrot Ginger, Thai Lemongrass

At the salad bar