Food strategies for seniors in home care.

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The information given here is for informational purposes only and is not intended to act as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or nutritional guidance.

Food Restrictions: Salt / Sugar / Fats / Gluten / Dairy / Nuts / Fish / Shellfish / Eggs

Soy / Corn / Sulfites / Yeast / Caffeine / Alcohol / Vegetarian / Kosher / Halal

Medical Conditions: Diabetes / Arthritis / Inflammatory Bowel / IBS / Osteoporosis

Migraine / Kidney / High Blood Pressure / Gout / Asthma /  Conflicts with Medications




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Importance of diet.

Whether or not a diabetic person needs or uses insulin to control blood sugar levels, diet is always important. A diabetic person…

…needs to eat regular meals and snacks…

…featuring moderate portions…

…of nutrient rich low calorie low fat foods…

…especially whole grains, fruits and vegetables.

If you think of it, such a diet is good for us all, but it is especially important for the diabetic person who needs to control blood sugar levels, avoid blood sugar spikes, and keep his or her weight under control. Carbohydrates are particularly important to manage.

Importance of diet

Controlling blood sugar

Carbohydrate strategies

Fats and sodium

Glycemic index