Eating High Fat Foods Puts You At Risk For Heart Disease
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If your diabetes doctor has not told you, those with diabetes are at an increased risk of heart disease. Eating high fat foods puts you at a greater disavantage. Eat fish like tuna and salmon 2X a week. Baked goods are loaded with sugar, sodium, junky white flour & tons of preservatives so bake your own with Almond Meal Flour or white bean flour. Stay away from bacon..chose canadian bacon instead and eat only rarely.
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These links between high triglyceride levels, diabetes and heart and blood vessel related disease indicate that lowering triglyceride levels should be a prime concern for all diabetics. The American Diabetics Association state that a triglyceride level of greater than or equal to 400 mg/dl puts people with diabetes at high risk for macrovascular disease, a level of 150-399 mg/dl puts them at borderline risk, and a level below 150 mg/dl puts them at low risk for macrovascular disease.
Eating unsaturated fats, including polyunsaturated & monounsaturated fats, can help to lower triglyceride levels.Reduce triglyceride levels by eating fish or fish oil. Polyunsaturated & monounsaturated fat reduce blood levels of triglycerides. Trans fats and saturated fats raise them. Too much fat around your waist, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, high blood sugar &abnormal cholesterol levels increase the risk of heart disease, metabolic syndrome & stroke. Read lables please!
Seeds, wholegrains, fruit & milk help reduce heart disease, manage cholesterol, blood pressure, & weight & the risk for many diseases. Your diet should include foods from all the food groups: grains/starch, veggie, fruit ,milk, protein & healthy fats like Olive oil or avocado's. Milk & fruits cause slower rises in glucose levels. Eat low glycemic, what I like to call slow foods....& remember portion control cause if you overeat slow foods you can still get a high sugar count.
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