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When you have diabetes it does not mean that you have to eat bland food for the rest of
your life. You do although need to learn what is going to be good for you and what is
bad for your body. You need to create a healthy diet that will keep your life healthy and
give you the nutrients that your body needs to keep heart disease away.

What is really bad for the diabetic to eat? This is what would be a bad diet for everyone
else. The answer is a diet that is high in fat, salt, sugar and the over processed foods that
you can find. This sort of foods is often filled with poly saturated fats or trans fat, which
cannot be burned off through exercise. They are going to stay in the body and clog up
the arteries. If you have diabetes it can be the worst thing for your diet and this will
increase your chances of getting heart disease, stroke, and other heart problems that can
lead to complications.

This will not mean that you have to cut out the fat forever, however some fats are healthy
and necessary. It is very important if you have diabetes to know which fats and foods are
good for you and which fats are harmful for you too. Fats are found mostly in processed
foods and found in most of the fast food restaurants and are not healthy. Omega –3 fatty
acids are found more in fish and are very good for diabetics due to the fact that they can
help decrease the risk of sudden heart attack. When you are working on your diet, you
need to remember that you can still have some sugars and fats but in lower amounts. The
way that these foods act with your body will increase the chances of health problems
happening in your body. You need to eliminate them from your diet so that you can have
the good effects for your health that your body needs for a certain amount of fat to be
healthier.

 You need to control your intake of carbohydrates because it is important for diabetics.
This is because of the excess carbohydrates will turn into sugars in the body and diabetics
should be careful about the amount of getting too many carbohydrates in their diet. This
will affect their blood sugar levels. Diabetics can learn about how to count their carbs
from nutritionists or a book that is good on the subject. This can help them in deciding
how much to eat and with what type of meal.

When you are a diabetic it does not mean that you have to limit your diet to foods that
have no taste. You can still have the foods that you want as long as you keep the portions
under control. It is about taking control so that you are not eating more than what your
body can process and that is the diet that everyone should have in their life to be healthy
and happy too.