Carbs have the greatest influence in keeping our body in motion as it serves as our fuel to go through our day. For someone who is diabetic, one of the things that they need to watch out is their carbohydrates intake. They have a very delicate metabolism that they need to eat a specific amount of food to maintain their optimum health.
Did you know that we can make it easier? Here's a cheat list for you to try so you can properly stick to your diet plan.
Note: Each of these contains about 15 grams of Carbohydrates:
- 1 piece of fresh fruit (4oz)
- 1/2 cup of canned or frozen fruit
- 1 slice of bread (1oz)
- (1-6) Tortilla
- 1/2 cup of oatmeal
- 1/3 cup of pasta or rice
- 4-6 crackers
- 1/2 English Muffin
- 1/2 cup of starchy vegetable
- 1/4 of large Baked Potato
- 2/3 cup of Plain Fat-free Yogurt
- 2 small cookies
- 1/2 cup ice cream or sherbet
- 1 tablespoon syrup or jam
- 1 cup of soup
This is not just for diabetics but also for people who are very conscious of their carbs intake.
Also, just a friendly advice, do not forget to visit your dietician or nutritionist to guide you with your recommended carbohydrate intake.