Diabetes meal plan: Healthy food guide for diabetics

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13th June, 2019 12:21:54 printer

Diabetes meal plan: Healthy food guide for diabetics


According to the World Health Organisation, India has an estimated 8.7 per cent people with diabetes in the age group of 20 to 70 years. A chronic disease, diabetes is caused when the body is unable to use the insulin it produces or when it is unable to produce enough insulin.

*Soak 1 tsp of fenugreek seeds in one cup of water overnight and drink it in the morning along with 7 soaked almonds, and 1 soaked walnut.

9am to 10am:

*Have one cup of dalia or 1 vegetable sandwich with a cup of skimmed milk.

11am to 12 pm

*Have 1 apple or 1 glass of lemon water or salted buttermilk.

1pm to 2pm

*Have 1 to 2 rotis (mix barley flour with normal flour in 1:1 ratio) with 1 cup of green vegetables and curd. Or have 1-2 moong dal cheela with salad and vegetables.

4pm to 5 pm

*1 cup of skimmed milk or 1 cup tea with bhuna chana or 2 whole wheat or 2-3 ragi biscuits.

7pm to 8pm

* For dinner, have 1-2 barley rotis with vegetables and salad or you can even have 4-6 pieces of grilled chicken with salad.


*Have a cup of green tea post dinner.