Low Carb Diabetic Diet

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So you have type 2 diabetes and you want to start low carb diabetic diet and you ask yourself what foods you should eat depends on a few things.  

That includes how healthy your are, how often do you exercise, and how much weight you need to lose. 

But before you begin a low carb diet you will need to consider all of these guideline and consult your physician. 

Eat: Meat, fish, eggs, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, high fat dairy, fats, healthy oils and maybe even some tubers and non-gluten grains. 

Don’t Eat: Sugar, HFCS, wheat, seed oils, trans fats, “diet” and low-fat products and highly processed foods. 

Drink:  Coffee,Tea, Water, Sugar-free carbonated beverages, like sparkling water.

Low Carb Diabetic Diet Benefits

Before you start on this low carb diet you need to understand the benefits of this diet. 

A low carbohydrate diet is defined as a dietary program that limits the amount of carbohydrate that you consume. 

When doing these diets the main role is for weight control or for the treatment of obesity. 

There are a few well know low carb diets. 

The well know low carb diet are the Atkins Diet, south Beach Diet the Zone, Glycemic diet and Protein Power. 

Do you want to know what all these diets have in common, each of these diet plans have there own guidelines and restrictions to carbohydrates. 

Most medical experts would suggest that getting 60% of your calories from carbohydrates. For example: if you are on a 2000 calories diet, then this would be equal to 1200 calories that come from carbs.

The Benefits of Low Carb Diabetic Diet

Since this diet is very restrictive when it comes to carbohydrate, especially during the beginning stages of this diet, some people find the low carbohydrate diet benefits helpful.  

There has been many naysayers about the low carb diet, but there have been many studies that shows some real benefits to them. 

Before starting on a low carb weight loss program, check out some of the benefits.

Low Carbohydrate Diet Benefits

  • Weight Loss
  • Improved Triglycerides
  • Reduced blood sugar levels for diabetics and people at risk of diabetes
  • Improved Insulin Sensitivity
  • Lower Blood Pressure
  • Increased HDL Cholesterol (The Good Cholesterol )
  • Improve Energy Levels
  • Reduced Cravings for "sugar"

Low Carb Diabetic Diet Example

This low carb diabetic diet example is just for one week so give it a try to see if you like it.


Breakfast: Omelet with various vegetables, fried in butter or coconut oil.

Lunch: Grass-fed yogurt with blueberries and a handful of almonds.

Dinner: Cheeseburger (no bun), served with vegetables and salsa sauce. 


Breakfast: Bacon and eggs.

Lunch: Leftover burgers and veggies from the night before.

Dinner: Salmon with butter and vegetables. 


Breakfast: Eggs and vegetables, fried in butter or coconut oil.

Lunch: Shrimp salad with some olive oil.

Dinner: Grilled chicken with vegetables. 


Breakfast: Omelet with various vegetables, fried in butter or coconut oil.

Lunch: Smoothie with coconut milk, berries, almonds and protein powder.

Dinner: Steak and veggies. 


Breakfast: Bacon and Eggs.

Lunch: Chicken salad with some olive oil.

Dinner: Pork chops with vegetables. 


Breakfast: Omelet with various veggies.

Lunch: Grass-fed yogurt with berries, coconut flakes and a handful of walnuts.

Dinner: Meatballs with vegetables. 


Breakfast: Bacon and Eggs.

Lunch: Smoothie with coconut milk, a bit of heavy cream, chocolate-flavoured protein powder and berries.

Dinner: Grilled chicken wings with some raw spinach on the side.

Include plenty of low-carb vegetables in your diet. If your goal is to remain under 50 grams of carbs per day, then there is room for plenty of veggies and one fruit per day.

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