Tips on Diabetic Menu for Christmas
Make a dietary plan. You had better make this plan when you are not hungry because hunger may distort your judgment. The plan can present how much you intend to eat and you had better stick to it to manage your own health condition.
Avoid feeling hungry for too long time. Christmas meal contains various foods which will take much time to prepare. If the meal takes long time to prepare, you may suffer unusually long period of hunger. In this case, you should break the delay and take some snacks.
Drink some water before the meal. It is an easy and effective way to reduce your food intake and appetite.
Take vegetables as your staple which should account for about 50% of your plate.
Eat gradually. Having meal with the family and eating slowly so as to enjoy the food.
Have no or at most one pudding. You should restraint yourself to eat no or at least one pudding because sweet dishes are absorbed very fast.
Test your blood more regularly over the Christmas period to have good detection of your blood sugar.
Besides, bear in mind that properly turn down offers and put foods away or under cover after or between meals. Through taking a look at the tips on diabetic menu, have got a basic idea how you can cherish a holiday feast without jeopardizing your health? You can also resort to us for more advices on your Christmas diet. Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a happy new year!
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