Diabetics and people without diabetes all need to be on a diet and monitor what they eat. Some of the foods diabetics should avoid are foods high in sugar, soft drinks and carbohydrates. As we all know carbohydrates all turn into sugar so not eating carbohydrates is a definite foods diabetics should avoid.
Along with carbohydrates other foods diabetics should avoid are soft drinks, soft drinks are mainly dark sugars and caffeine and both of these can be a lethal combination for diabetics. Other foods diabetics should avoid are white bread, pasta, pasta sauces, ice cream, milkshakes, whole milk, chocolate and candy just to name a few. Other foods diabetics should avoid are cookies, potatoes and fruit. Although this sounds like a pretty limited selection it really isn’t. Diabetics can still eat pretty much anything as long as it is eaten in moderation and limited.
We all think of fresh fruit and vegetables as being pure healthy but in all reality fresh fruit is very high in sugar, natural sugar so not overeating a lot of fresh fruit is a wise choice. Vegetables, meat, fruit, starches, cheeses all can be eaten by diabetics you just need to read labels more carefully and be aware of some of the hidden names or dangers behind the words and descriptions.
Foods diabetics should avoid are really not too detrimental or long as long as the choices are smart ones and you read the labels and use sugar substitutes such as Splenda or Sweet in Low in your cooking. We all seem to think that once a person is diabetic the list of foods diabetics should avoid is long and lengthy but it really isn’t, just moderation is the key thing. But then again who shouldn’t eat foods in moderation? By eating foods in moderation we are watching what we eat and limiting our calorie intake so that we can remain healthy and live a longer more productive life.