Choose barley instead pf white rice and you will reduce the risk of getting diabetes up to 70% and it will also reduce blood sugar levels in your bloodstream. Barley contains soluble fibre and healthy compounds that slows down the digestion process and absorption of carbs. Barley is even better than brown rice. You can add them in soups, stir fry with veggies, serve as side dish, or consume with other healthy alternatives.
When you plan your weekly menu, consider beans as an essential side dish for at least two times a week. Beans contains soluble fibre that reduces the blood sugar levels and slows down the digestion. They are also loaded with proteins so when combined with meat, they become ideal meal plan. Try to use fresh ones but if you are using canned beans than make sure you rinse it before using and cook it in pressure cooker for 10-15 minutes.
Beef is a diabetes-friendly food, but only if you make healthy choice by combining it veggies and beans as well. It contains proteins, and fulling yourself with proteins will keep you fuller for longer, stimulates your metabolism and aids in losing weight. Cut a thin slice of beef and put it in fridge for 20 minutes before you marinate it with salt n pepper. Lemon and other spices. Use a little of vinegar because this will help soften the steak.