Tag: diabetes diet

April 20, 2019

Research shows that nuts like hazelnuts consist of oleic acid which has been shown to have beneficial effects on insulin sensitivity. And what better way to have hazelnuts than in a cake! So here’s a sugar free hazelnut cocoa cake recipe that you can enjoy, approved by our inhouse dietician.

Ingredients

¼ cup rolled oats
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp vegetable oil spread
¼ cup chopped hazelnuts or walnuts, toasted
¾ cup all-purpose flour
3 tbsp sugar substitute
¼ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
¼ cup light sour cream
¼ cup water
2 tsp canola oil
1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tbsp fat-free milk
¼ tsp vanilla

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9x9x2-inch stone or metal baking pan; set aside. For topping: In a small bowl, combine oats and cinnamon. Using a pastry blender, cut in vegetable oil spread until mixture is crumbly. Stir in hazelnuts. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, sugar substitute, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In a small bowl, combine egg, sour cream, the water, and oil. Add to flour mixture; stir just
April 13, 2019

Diabetes doesn’t have to end your love affair with pizza. If you’re going to occasionally indulge, we have for you a healthy version of pizza with no maida, more veggies and no cheese. This recipe is approved by our inhouse dietician, Mokshika Gada.

Ingredients

For The Pizza Sauce

2 large tomatoes
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

For The Bhakri

1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup quick cooking rolled oats
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Vegetable Topping

1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum (red, yellow and green)
1/2 cup blanched small broccoli florets
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes
salt to taste
50gm paneer (to grate)

Method

April 10, 2019

Diabetic Diet

Figuring out the best foods to eat when you have type 1 diabetes mellitus or type 2 diabetes mellitus can be tough. The main goal is to keep blood sugar levels well-controlled. However, it’s also important to eat foods that help prevent diabetes complications. Taking steps to prevent or control diabetes doesn’t mean living in deprivation; it means eating a tasty, balanced diet that will also boost your energy and improve your mood. You don’t have to give up sweets entirely or resign yourself to a lifetime of bland food. Here are the best choices and worst choices for diabetics.

Diabetes and Breads, Grains, and Other Starches

Your body needs carbs. But you should choose wisely. Use this list as a guide.

Best Choices

  • Whole-grain flours and whole grains such as wheat,
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April 5, 2019

Tomorrow is the first day of the month of Chaitra when we will be celebrating Gudi Padwa which is the beginning of a new year. As with every festival, we welcome the new year with a variety of sweets. However, for diabetics, most sweets are an overdose of sugar.

That’s why, Wellness Diabetes Speciality Clinics brings you a special, low-fat, low-sugar shrikhand that you can enjoy, this Gudi Padwa.

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup chopped mixed fruits (apple, pear and orange)
  2. 1/2 cup hung low-fat dahi (refer handy tip)
  3. 1 tbsp warm low-fat milk 
  4. a few kesar strands
  5. 1 tsp sugar substitute
  6. a pinch of elaichi powder
  7. 2 tbsp chopped almonds and walnuts.