5 Summer Special Foods For Diabetes Management
Fiber rich food could help in diabetes management as fiber takes time in breaking down and in this way prevents a sudden surge in glucose level. And there are delicious fiber rich food options you can try this summer to keep your glucose level under check.
- Sprout Salad With Curd
It is nutritious and cooling as well. Sprouts are high in fiber and taste. Also, you can further increase its nutrition count and flavor by adding fresh veggies and fruits to it. For example, you can mix seasonal fruit like cucumber, tomato, and bell peppers to a salad. Finally, you can add a dash of curd to the salad to make it a diabetic-friendly food.
- Cucumber Sticks And Hummus
Kheera is called summer special food because it is low in calories and carbs but brimming with nutrients. Cucumber can be consumed in raw condition or with flavored salt but the best way to enjoy this summer special is with smooth hummus.
- Moong Dal Chila With Curd
Rich in fiber content and antioxidants, moong dal can help in controlling diabetes and obesity. And you can make a chilla with ground moong dal. But you will require raita to enjoy the chilla. Mix fresh veggies and fruits with curd to make homemade raita.
- Boiled Egg Chaat
Chaat is made by mixing sev, papdi, bhalla, chutneys both sweet and sour, and curd. Chaat is both delicious and nutritious but the most exciting thing is that you can make chaat with anything including boiled eggs. Boil eggs and cut them into small pieces. Add chutneys to the eggs to make delicious chaat.
- Fruit Popsicles
Fruit popsicles are sugary delights but they can shoot your sugar level up. But there is little harm in savoring homemade fruit popsicles. Simply juice berries, oranges, kiwis, and litchis in an ice tray and add water or homemade juice to the mixture. Allow the mixture to freeze before consuming.
Disclaimer: Diabetic people should be careful about they glucose level before consuming any food item.