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What Do We Eat? Understanding Sugar Diabetes

To better understand sugar diabetes we have to know our food better. Food gives nutrition to the body and supply almost everything for growth, repair and functioning. All nutrients are divided into three main food groups or macronutrients.

They are: carbohydrate, fat and protein. Vitamins together with minerals are micronutrients. Almost all foods are basically a combinaton of proteins, fats and carbs. I know, it doesn’t sound very poetic, but don’t go sleep just yet. Oh, by the way. Feel free to notice my excellent ads that are almost impossible to ignore. My smile shall be very wide when you find some useful information there.

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Protein in Foods. Understanding Diabetes

Very little ammount of proteins are used in the body to produce energy and only when there is shortage of carbohydrates. Proteins are used as a building material for the body as well as replacement parts. Eating protein is an important part of any healthy diet either for people with diabetes or people without diabets. We are all know that proteins are essential for mscle building, but it is also true for for other organs as well. However, Americans often overdo on protein consumption cramming every day more protein that they need. Digestion of protein take lots of water and unused unwanted proteins are discharged through kidneys. This can overburden out kidneys with complications to follow. As old saying goes, too much good is no good.

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