List Of Food Diabetic Can Eat

diabetic food list for person with diabetes to control blood sugar level and maintain desirable weight..


list of food diabetic can eatGiven below are a list of food diabetic can eat.  The list is breakdown in to three basic food groups mainly carbohydrate, fats and protein. 



During the digestive process carbohydrates are broken down into the simplest forms of sugar and glycaemic index measures how quickly the breakdown process will take place and so how fast the levels of sugar in blood rise.  A high glycaemic index will cause blood sugar level to raise quickly thus making it more likely to develop insulin resistant, high blood pressure and diabetes.  Diabetic should avoid high glycaemic index food.

List Of Carbohydrate Food Diabetic
Can Eat
List of Carbohydrate Food  Diabetic
Should Avoid
Bran, oats porridge, Barley.

Fruits - apple, citrus, berries, peaches, pears, plum, and rubard.

Vegetables - avocados, beans, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, carrots, celery, cucumber, onions, lettuce, mushrooms, olives, peas, pepper spinach and tomatoes

Breakfast cereals - Cornflakes, and sugar coated cereals,
White bread, cakes, biscuits, bagels, bun muffins, pancakes, doughnuts, white and brown rice.

Fruit - Dates, prunes, watermelon.

Vegetables - broad beans, potatoes, parsnip, Swede



Provided below are a list of protein food diabetic can eat.  Protein are make up of chemicals called amino acids, it make up the building blocks of all body tissue except stored fat.  You should eat one gram of protein for every gram of body weight to prevent body from starting to breakdown tissue.  Protein is also important for healthy muscles and robust bones. 

It is for diabetic to get their protein source from a variety of sources.  For vegetarian diabetic this does not mean that you must eat steaks, as you can obtain a full range of protein from vegetable and fruit sources.

List Of Protein Food Diabetic Can Eat
Vegetables - beans, lentils, millet, soybeans

Nuts - Brazil, peanuts and pine nuts

Free range chicken and turkey (skin to be removed)

Lean cut of meats that is non-intensively reared - beef lamb, pork and veal.

Free-ranged chicken eggs (but not duck and goose eggs)


Provided here is a list of fat diabetic can eat.  Type of fat diabetic eat are important to control cholesterol level.  Diabetic should consumed food that is high in unsaturated fat, which typically are liquid at room temperature.  These fat are found mainly in vegetables oil, oily fish (in form of omega-3 fatty acids), nuts and seeds.

Diabetic should use sparingly food with saturated fat found in meat poultry, lard and whole milk daily product. 

Diabetic should also avoid food which is high in trans fat.  Trans fat is man made and is a by product of heating vegetables oil in the presence of hydrogen (which are often refer to as hydrogenated vegetable oils on product labels). 

List Of Fat Food Diabetic
Can Eat
List of Fat Food list
 Diabetic Should Use Sparingly
List Of Fat Food Diabetic
Should Avoid
Vegetables oils - pure olive, sesame, soybean, sunflower, Avocados,

Oily Fish - Salmon, mackerel, tuna, herrings.

Nuts and seeds.

Spread able Unsaturated Margarine



Whole fat milk (skimmed milk is

Butter, cream, cheese, full fat
 yoghurt, ice cream.

Meat - beef lamb and pork.

Poultry - battery-framed chicken, goose, duck and turkey.

Eggs - especially from battery farmed chickens.

Coconut oil.

Ready made commercial foods - cakes, biscuits and snack foods.

Processed foods - Sausage pies, scotch eggs and so on.

Commercial prepared fried foods - crisps, battered fish and chips

Hard Margarine



Fiber :

Besides the above list diabetic should also increase their intake of foods rich in fibers. Our bodies cannot digest some of the food we eat in the absent of dietary fiber.  Fiber is good for bowel function and protect against disorders of intestines such as cancer of colon.  Soluble fiber which is found in oats, oat bran, oatmeal, peas, beans barley and fruit are also know to lower blood cholesterol level and should be included in the list of food for diabetic.  It is generally recommended to have 5 portion of fiber-rich fruits and vegetables a day.


These list of food diabetic can eat is by no means exhaustive.  They are here to help you to decide what and how much you can eat to eat to manage your diabetes condition.  Diabetic are advise to contact a registered dietitian who will assesses nutritional needs of a person with diabetes and calculates the amounts of carbohydrate, fat, protein, and total calories needed per day.  Dietitian will then convert this information into recommending the list of food a diabetic can eat to help control the diabetes condition.


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