of Foods for Diabetic to Eat
of Low Carbohydrate Food
kind of foods you can eat (high protein foods)
much animal protein as you want: Any
kind of meat including beef, pork, lamb, turkey, chicken. Any
kind of fish, seafood or shellfish.
can have eggs. You can have tofu.
- cottage cheese, cream cheese, parmesan, feta, ricotta mozzarella,
Muenster, cheddar, sour cream, etc. (no milk)
you feel you must have some fruit you can have ¼ cup of
berries a day (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, etc.) or
½ of a very small apple, but only in moderate amounts.
can have honeydew melon or cantaloupe and Avocados but only moderate
Green leafy vegetables, broccoli, green beans, cabbage, Brussels
sprouts, cauliflower, celery, asparagus, any kind of greens such
as spinach, beet greens, kale, Swiss chard, mustard greens and
materials such as any kind of lettuce, cucumbers, bell peppers,
beets, turnips, tomatoes and parsnips may only be eaten in very
small quantities due to their high sugar content
kind of oil such as corn, olive, peanut, walnut, grape seed, sesame
seed oil, avocado oil, etc.
and Nut Butters.
can have nuts: sunflower seeds, almonds, brazil nuts, walnuts,
macadamia nuts. (No hazelnuts, cashews or pecans) Note:
All nuts have some carbs but you can eat them in small quantities.
can have a whey protein, but check the label to make sure there
are no hidden sugars such as fructose, honey, etc. There are
whey proteins which have Stevia in it. Jay Robb Whey Protein
is one that is okay to have.
foods should I avoid if I am Diabetic?
high in carbohydrates such as:
and potato produces (including yams and sweet potatoes).
winter squash (hard shell squash)
products made from grains such as wheat, rye, rice, oats &
type of bread, pasta, chips or cereals.
type of hard beans (except green beans) - navy beans, pinto beans,
black eyed peas, kidney beans, black beans, soy beans, etc. This
includes peas and peanuts. No tomatoes - they are a fruit.
doughnuts, cakes, pies, pastries, cookies and chocolate.
milk or soft cheeses.
fruits and no fruit juices
also need to eliminate fruit or fruit juice because of its high
sugar content except as noted above.
is a link to a Carb
Counter for your convenience
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