If you have frequent low blood sugar episodes then you should consider starting a low blood sugar diet. Low blood sugar or hypoglycemia can be a serious condition if not brought under control. Figuring out how to eat better is the best way to control your low blood sugar.
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Tips on how to control low blood sugar:
Plan out what to eat throughout your day, so you won’t go hungry and then have no idea what to eat. If you work, then you may need to start carrying an insulated lunch box to keep the food you prepared close at hand.
A high protein, low carbohydrate low blood sugar diet is best for you. Stay away from things that are highly processed and made with white sugar or white flour.
If you do not consider yourself much of a cook, then learn. Learning to cook with fresh ingredients will help you keep your blood sugars under control.
Fats help you get and feel full, but make sure you are using the right kinds of fat. Anything that says ‘hydrogenated’ is bad. Fats will help you feel fuller, longer and slows the absorption of sugar into the blood stream. The slower the absorption the more stable the blood sugar.
A food diary is a great way to see what foods you react to when you have a low blood sugar episode. Maybe you have done this in the past and already know what foods are your triggers, great! Then all you have to do is to learn to eat right to keep things under control.
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