Suara.com – The fasting month not only reaps rewards but can be used as a moment for a healthier life, one of which is for diabetics. When fasting, blood sugar levels can be controlled properly. So this month will really help people with diabetes to be healthier.
Even so, there are a few challenges that must be overcome, namely providing a menu for sahur and breaking the fast. This is because nutrition and nutrition in the food menu at dawn and breaking must be fulfilled and properly regulated so that blood sugar levels can be controlled.
If too much sugar content can certainly increase blood sugar levels. However, if it is lacking, it can also make you weak and lethargic due to hyperglycemia.
Apart from changing rice to brown rice, there are also 5 foods that are recommended for diabetics during fasting. As reported from the Halodoc page on Friday (24/3/2023), the following are among them.
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Consuming dates during fasting is part of the sunnah of Rasulullah SAW. Even though it has a sweet taste, the sugar contained in dates is still natural so it is safe and good for diabetics to consume. And will not trigger an increase in blood sugar levels.
2. Coconut water
Make sure to consume coconut water that comes from the fruit directly, not packaged coconut water. Because, it is feared that packaged coconut water has been mixed with artificial sweeteners.
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During fasting, a menu with a variety of seafood can be another option for diabetics. Omega 3 and saturated fat contained will not trigger a spike in blood sugar levels. Don’t forget to add vegetables too, so it will be healthier.
One type of vegetable that can be combined with seafood is broccoli. The magnesium content in broccoli is useful for lowering blood sugar levels in the body.
5. Fruit Juice
In order to avoid feeling weak when fasting, diabetics can consume fruit juice without sugar or pure juice. Fruit contains high fiber so it can have a longer full effect and also nourish the body. (Shilvia Restu Dwicahyani)
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