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Diabetes

11/04/2017 03:19
Diabetes, a common disease which affect  more than 20 million people in the United States—7.0 percent of the population. For diabetics the choice of food really can be a matter of life and death. Diet is one of the most important ways of controlling diabetes beside medications and exercises....

Diets

11/04/2017 03:18
Macrobiotic Vegetarians A macrobiotic vegetarian diet excludes all meat, poultry, dairy produce and eggs, but at initial levels may include fish. A macrobiotic vegetarian aims to maintain a balance between foods seen as ying (positive) or yang (negative). The macrobiotic diet progresses through ten...

Recommended Meal Plan for Vegetarian

·         Minimum intake of sweets and fatty foods to a minimum as these foods are low in nutrients and high in calories.

·         Choose whole or unrefined grain products when possible, or use fortified or enriched cereal products.

·         Variety intake of fruits and vegetables, including foods that are good sources of vitamins A and C.

·         If you use milk or dairy products, choose fat-free/nonfat and low-fat varieties.

·         Eggs are high in cholesterol (213 mg per yolk), so monitor your use of them. Limit your cholesterol intake to no more than 300 mg per day.

Note : A vegetarian diet can be unhealthy if it contains too many calories and not enough important nutrients. Ensuring adequate amounts of essential nutrients in vegetarian diet is vital in the case of diabetes.