Best and Worst FOODS FOR DIABETES | What to eat and avoid | Dr M.Shaeq Mirza

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Hello Viwers hello Doctor hi I’m dr.
Scharff Mirza I practice here in Hyderabad as a physician with Apollo
Hospitals I’m working with the Heather guru branch I practice as a physician
and a diabetes specialist here since the last eight years we are here and today
I’ve been called upon just to answer a few questions you all have regarding
diabetes diabetes is basically the way the body processes your sugar sugar is
the breakdown product of the food which you eat carbohydrates and the other
nutrients in food eventually break down into sugar so when the sugar reaches
your body the body processes it and it needs to digest it it needs to basically
turn that sugar into energy so in this process it needs insulin and this
process of the body turning your food into energy the defect in this process
is actually diabetes is what it’s all about so there are two types of major
diabetes type 1 and type 2 type 1 diabetes is basically when the body is
actually lacking in insulin and that is the type where you actually see these
types in Peach patients who are younger patients who are just after their
maturity while type 2 diabetes is the more common one which we see across
daily and because of her lifestyle occupational hazards or lifestyle
changes is what you see commonly nowadays and type 2 diabetes is the one
which actually has a problem in insulin as well as a receptor problem doctor
diabetes can be hereditary diabetes can be headed to yes is when for example one
of the parent has sugar the child may also be having sugar when the child
grows older but diabetes is basically a lifestyle disease type 2 diabetes is
when you actually grow overweight you are having lot of weight issues and your
body loses the insulin centralization and even
you diabetic so yes there is a genetic predisposition like if a parent is
diabetic or both the parents are diabetic the child can be diabetic but
it’s not always the case a child may not be diabetic if both the parents are
diabetic so there is a genetic heritage what you are asking me if it is
hereditary or not so it can be but not in all cases doctor what type of foods
can diabetic take well because in diabetes the primary concern is to
control your blood sugar so you need to take foods which are low in glycemic
index that basically means foods foods which are low in sugar or take more a
longer time to break down when you consume them so fruits like mangoes
Cetaphil and Saporta chiku should normally be avoided in a diabetic diet
but guavas and apples and anar pomegranates may be taken up in limited
quantities mango fruit they should have white means lifelong they shouldn’t eat
that a mango is basically a fruit which is quite sweet and there’s a high
glycemic index basically such fruits should normally be avoided because in
limited quantities it’s okay you can have if your sugars are very well
controlled you can have parts and portions of mango but generally as a
rule you should avoid it because it it takes your Sugar’s very high very
quickly so generally sweet fruits like mangos
and bananas and fruits which are basically having a high glycemic index
should normally be avoided doctor what other fruits diabetics
should avoid like I just said bananas and mangos and Cetaphil and chiku these
are the common fruits which we see here in Hyderabad they should normally not be
taken and consumed by diabetic patients and coming to diet is like diabetic
patients should consume lesser amounts of rice because again rice breaks down
and quicker levels of sugar as it increases seen so what I normally advise
our patients is that if you want to have rice in your diet because Indians
eating rice you can have it once a day you can have it in the afternoon and
morning and night you can have chapati or rotis which should have less oil in
them so that you have a balanced nutritious diet throughout the day you
can have fruits but fruits preferably which are not that sweet like guavas jam
you can have such fruits and these things will not cause your sugars to go
high very soon so gradual increase in sugar is okay and if you’re on
medication or insulin it helps if you take these things your medication is
taken before you take this fruit so that your sugars are very well controlled
throughout the day otherwise high spikes of sugar is seen and then low spikes are
seen which is not recommended in a diabetic diet doctor should diabetic
drink coconut water daily a coconut water can be taken in it’s a
misconception that coconut water actually takes your Sugar’s to a very
different level and increases sugar very quickly it’s not always true coconut
water is a natural drink and it can be taken by patients but it should be
avoided in patients who are having renal issues who are having kidney problems
with diabetes such patients potassium levels need to be monitored and
concurrent water is a very rich source of potassium so you can consume a normal
diabetic patient can consume coconut water it’s not recommended to take it
daily but you can take it and there is no harm and the common misconception
that it causes very high sugars is not actually true doctor is really drinking
green tea it can manage diabetes can cure it green tea is a good substitute
of normal tea and of normal drinks and juices which normally causes high sugar
green tea can be consumed by diabetic patients it’s a good substitute
it does not treat or cure diabetes by itself but it helps in reducing your
appetite and it burns certain amount of calories it’s it’s a good substitute so
I would not recommend drinking it daily but it’s a good substitute if you’re if
you are taking a lot of juices if you’re consuming lot of soft drinks it’s a very
good substitute so you can stop those soft drinks you can solve those drinks
and you can change it to green tea it is recommended
to take green tea but you don’t have to take it on a day-to-day basis thinking
that it will treat your sugar it will help bringing down your sugar but it
cannot cure it doctor can you say what is keto diet keto diet is basically seen
nowadays lot of youngsters are following a keto diet keto diet is breaking down
your body’s proteins into and fats into ketones in short for keto so in this
diet the patient actually completely stops eating carbohydrates brings down
the carbohydrate level to a zero in his diet and takes lot of protein and a very
limited amount of calories are eaten by the patient or by the person doing this
guide and these people are trying to break down the body’s fat by doing so
it’s not a very healthy way to lose weight or a healthy way to diet but it’s
a quick solution for patients who actually want a build a very good
physical body or who want to lose weight quickly but it’s not always recommended
it has its own side effects it has its own benefits but in diabetic patients I
do not recommend following a keto diet because it can cause a lot of ketosis in
the body and this acid level especially if the patient is a type 1 diabetic it
can take the patient into complications of sugar called a diabetic ketoacidosis
also so always remember that you need to have a balanced diet you need to have
carbohydrates you need to have proteins of course the amounts need to be judged
and discussed with the dietitian discuss with your diabetic practitioner and then
it needs to be decided you cannot just follow a fad which is
going on saying that I will I will lose weight by doing this within a month or
two and then I will go back to my normal diet so it’s not a healthy way it can
affect your kidneys it can affect your other internal organs so keto diet is a
good thing but right now for diabetic patients it’s absolutely not recommended
to follow this diet thank you for clarifying the doubts doctor thank you
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14 comments

  1. No all fruits are rich in fructose and fructose can cure diabetes ,one doctor said which is absolutely correct mango can also decrease diabetes

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