Santa Barbara Chiropractor for over 30 years
Blood Sugar Control Diet

 

This diet is used to help re-establish the sugar control mechanism in your body.  Please follow it very carefully for the time allotted by Dr. Girard.  As your condition improves, various foods will be added.  The objective is to return you to a normal, well balanced diet that is easy for you to follow. If you do not follow this diet exactly for two weeks, you will have to repeat it.

 

PROTEINS

Chicken, Unbreaded,                                        unlimited

Fish, Unbreaded,                                              unlimited

Eggs                                                                  unlimited/avoid

Cheese:                                                             sheep or goat/avoid

Beef, lamb, venison                                          moderate/avoid

Pork                                                                  avoid

                                                       

VEGETABLES

YES: All leafy greens, cucumbers, celery, peppers, avos, sprouts, green beans, summer squashes, peas, chard, artichokes, mushrooms                                 

MAYBES: Carrots, winter squashes  corn, beets, turnips                  

NO, TOO STARCHY:  potatoes, yams, sweet potatoes, jicima                          

NO FOR SLUGGISH THYROIDS:  cauliflower, broccoli, cabbages                

FRUITS

YES: All fresh fruits  are allowed in moderate quantities. Unsweetened juices, preferably fresh-squeezed and diluted 1:1

NO dried fruits unless reconstituted: prunes, cooked raisins allowed in oatmeal etc.

CARBOHYDRATES

YES: brown or basmati unlimited, (roasted in a hot skillet 1st, then cook w/water)

Cereal: Puffed brown rice, oatmeal, oatbran, corn-rice etc. Flourless Sprouted Breads 7-grain (Oasis, Ezechiel, Trader Joe's), spelt, rye, Also rice and oatbran flour baked goods, millet, quinoa, oats, corn tortillas, corn meal, flourless 7 grain tortillas. Need gluten free? Use Rice Almond bread.

NO: wheat bread, pasta, black, pinto or refried beans, barley, rice cakes, flour tortillas, potato flour

NUTS AND SEEDS

YES: Raw cashews, brazil nuts, sunflower, pumpkin and almond seeds

NO:Walnuts, peanuts, pecans

CONDIMENTS

YES:Butter, oil, mustard, sugarless mayonnaise, stevia, sugarless jam, wheatless, sugarless baked goods, almond or cashew butter, sugarless condiments, olive oil, coconut oil, tamari, Braggs, seasonings, stevia.

NO: honey, white/brown/raw sugar, molasses, saccharin, catsup, maple syrup, margarine, jams

 

BEVERAGES:

Water:   YOU MUST DRINK ONE-HALF/ONE GALLON PER DAY

YES Herbal Teas, milk if no allergies, mineral waters, plain soy, rice or almond milk.

NO  ALCOHOL, COFFEE, BLACK TEA, COCOA, SODAS OR ANY BEVERAGE WITH SUGAR/CAFFEINE

Most Decafs have some caffeine!

 

It is important to eat every 3 hours, even if it is a light snack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dr. Valerie Girard, Santa Barbara Chiropractor

Your Family Chiropractic Health and Wellness Specialist
1725 State Street B, Santa Barbara, CA 93101   (805) 687-1617  (805) 682-1365 fx.

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As one of Santa Barbara's long term chiropractors, Dr. Girard offers brief consultations by phone to determine if she can assist you with your health care needs. She will direct you to other practitioners if she cannot provide you with the health care that best serves you.

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