Hi All,I am Hoping someone who is type 2 can offer me advice on What i Can eat,& what i shouldn't eat,i Skip at all fish/seafoods including tunafish,Liver,Eggs,cottage cheese just to name a few...I eat most vegetables,fruits,dinners i really eat beef,pork,a little chicken,like to find the foods i can eat and how much per meal per day.If someone could advise me on the best diabeties type 2 cook book & Info. books that would be Great! Thanks
You can eat any kind of meat you'd like. Avoid breaded meats. The things you need to really watch and avoid are things like white bread, rolls, potatoes, bagels, muffins. You should look for whole grain breads and pasta and pay attention to carb count and serving size. Most fruits need to be eaten with caution. You need to check the carb count of everything you eat. It's best to keep a food diary. You should plan on 45 grams of carbs per meal and 15 grams of carbs per snack (snack twice daily). You can pick up a carb counting book or use the internet to check carb counts. If you have medical insurance, you should consult a dietician who can help you plan meals and educate you about counting carbs.
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