Dates and Diabetes – New candy for Diabetics!!

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Attention, diabetics: It’s time to add dates to your shopping list. Read on my article on Dates and Diabetes.

Diabetes is the fast growing health disorder in today’s world. Diabetes means a big “NO” for sugar or glucose intake. Is it really true? Research say that it is not true. Diabetics need to control their sweet intake instead of stopping sweet consumption as a whole . Controlling the sweet intake will steadily balance the blood sugar level.

Dates, is an edible natural fruit. Dates are a healthy alternative for sweets . They are easily available in the market either packed or loose.

Experts have proved that dates have healthier GI and this is the reason that they are prescribed by many doctors for the diabetics.

Diabetics have a habit of skipping carbohydrates from diet chart. Instead of removing them, One should include healthier whole grain carbohydrates. For example, if a diabetic intake 100 gram of dates then he is consuming 75 grams of carbohydrates. Fructose, glucose and sucrose are the form of carbohydrates available in Dates . They work together to provide instant energy . Thus, many studies reveal that a diabetes patient can have a packet of dates while going out for work or at home . This is because whenever the patient will feel lethargic then he may regain the lost energy by eating 1 or 2 dates.

So its time to carve your sugar needs with DATES !!! Sharing is caring !!!

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25 Comment

  1. Good one..As a dietician..agree with you on Dates and benefits !

    1. thanks 🙂

    2. 🙂 THANKS

  2. I really do like dates and completely agree of its health benefits. My mum bakes a really mean date cake too!

  3. I like date jam, otherwise not a big fan of dates. This theme is a better one for the blog.

  4. inquisitivegeet says: Reply

    I knew that dates has its own nutrition but had no idea to such an extent. I’m sure going to suggest it to my near and dear ones!


    1. thanks 🙂

  5. Will add dates to my cart today,
    Useful post 🙂

    A blessing to diabities patient !

  6. I love Date syrup and I mix it with milk or even use as a spread for Bread 🙂

    1. thanks 🙂

  7. I don’t love Dates, but this is informative ! Will be good even for people who want to control their sugar and yet get all the nutrition !

    1. thanks:)

  8. Well, not a fan of Dates, but a good post to bookmark! Will share with my friends n relatives, who have diabetes. 🙂 🙂

    1. thanks:)

  9. My mum was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes Melitus around 7 years ago. It totally changed the way we lived our lives. We completely cut down on sugar and sugary foods. I drink my coffee without any sweetener in it. My mum and I then discovered that adding jaggery to coffee is equally tasty, but will far less Sucrose thus making it safe for those with sugar level problems. We have a few dates every day, and use it once in a while in making sweets at home.

  10. Dates are very nutritious and of course rich in iron, I take it for iron, well now I know I am doing the right thing!

    1. thanks:)

  11. Diabetes is a silent killer and a serious killer. I hope people do read this… I recommend this..

    1. 🙂 THANKS

  12. Dates are one of my favourite things to snack on.

    1. thanks for stopping by 🙂

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