A diabetic diet is a diet that is used by people with diabetes mellitus or high blood sugar to minimize symptoms and dangerous complications of long term elevations in blood sugar.
Bread Wholegrain, rye, flax seed bread is allowed
Cereals Buckwheat, barley, millet, oat, pearl barley are allowed; corn grits, semolina, rice are prohibited
Fish Lean fish is allowed; canned food is prohibited
Fruit Dried fruits and sugary fruits are limited
Meat and poultry Poultry and lean meats are allowed
Milk Low fat dairy products are allowed
Oil and butter Limited
Sauces Limited
Soft drinks Unsweetened drinks allowed
Sweets Only with sweeteners
Vegetables Potatoes, carrots, beets are limited
Examples of dishes