Monthly Archives: November 2013

What to eat for dinner if you have hypoglycemia

This is the third installment of the three-part series giving you some ideas about what to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

So, for dinner, the same basic principles apply as for lunch. You should eat a generous portion of meat, fish or chicken – or if you are vegetarian you can have a good portion of vegetarian protein such as beans, eggs etc.

I’m not for or against being a vegetarian – but I don’t believe eating meat, fish and chicken in moderation will do any harm at all, and in fact is better for your health than a restricted vegetarian diet.

I want to stress here that I am not advocating a high protein or low-carb diet. I … Continue reading »

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What to eat for lunch to keep you blood sugar stable

This is a follow up to yesterday’s post in which I outlined some suggestions for breakfast.

For lunch, you should have a moderate portion of meat, fish or chicken… or if you are vegetarian a good serving of protein such as cheese or eggs (if you didn’t have eggs for breakfast). You should also have a good serving of salad – any kind of salad vegetables that are in season, or coleslaw, or even cooked vegetables, or soup if you are in a cold climate.

You should also have some carbohydrate – a couple of slices of wholegrain bread with butter is a good option for a quick lunch. Just make sure you get a balance of protein, fats/oils and … Continue reading »

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What should you eat if you have hypoglycemia?

I’d like to give you a sneak preview of what is coming in my new book, which will include meal plans and more detailed advice about what to eat if you have hypoglycemia.

As I will be stressing in my book, each person is different and we come from different cultures and ethnic backgrounds, so we will also prefer slightly different foods. But when you know the underlying principles, then you can choose meals that fit with you own tastes and culture.

Let’s start with breakfast. The traditional bacon and eggs, or just eggs on toast, is usually a good choice. Eggs are a great food (and if you’re worried about cholesterol, forget it – read ‘The Great Cholesterol Con’ … Continue reading »

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