People who have diabetes are required to live a completely different lifestyle. Unlike many of us, diabetics can’t just pick something up from a local fast food restaurant. They could, it would just be very dangerous and unhealthy.
Fast-food just doesn't fulfill the nutritional needs required of diabetics. Like most of us, diabetics live very busy lives and have hectic schedules. Often, they don't have the time to plan out and prepare every meals. This can be an issue because diabetic meals need to be healthy. This is to maintain a healthy blood sugar, and to maintain a healthy body.
Some of the most popular fast food restaurants have started offering healthy food choices. But how healthy are they?
The food may be ideal for someone with good health, but what about someone with diabetes? A person with diabetes must consume meals that are low in carbohydrates, and high in lean protein. Simply put: "healthy" meals from fast-food chains don't provide the proper nutrition.
Most of these “healthy” meals are also cooked in the fryer, instead of in the oven. The ingredients are often shipped from coast to coast and are more cost effective to produce. This can be a real problem for diabetics. If you’re a diabetic, and you’re not sure what to do about your eating habits, it’s important to remember that you do have a variety of options.
Can you prepare meals at home? Absolutely! Can you prepare diabetic meals at home that are fast to reheat? Yes – as long as you have a good amount of time set aside (at least one or two days).
Preparing meals ahead of time is a good idea if you are diabetic, but the actual process can be tricky. Some of the foods may not freeze well together, and some foods may not freeze at all! Now, you have to worry about storing your frozen food somewhere. Plastic containers may work for a while, but hot dish water or the dishwasher could eventually warp them so badly that they no longer usable. Plastic bags work well, as long as you can get every ounce of air out of the bag before it goes into the freezer. Learning how to freeze foods properly can actually be a time-consuming task.
One of the easiest ways to eat healthy diabetic meals is to have them delivered. Healthy meals delivered to your door takes all of the work out of planning, shopping, cooking, and cleaning up.
BistroMD has experience in creating, and delivering, diabetic meals that not only help clients lose weight, but that are also prepared specifically for diabetics. This takes the worry away from constantly monitoring your blood sugar. If you are living in the fast lane and need a way to receive quick, healthy, diabetic meals, look no further than BistroMD.
BistroMD™ is the nation’s leading physician-designed, chef-prepared diet meal delivery company. Founded by Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D., one of several hundred medical doctors in the country board certified in the field of weight loss, Dr. Cederquist has been helping clients lose weight for over 15 years. Building upon her medical expertise and her nutritional knowledge of a balanced diet, BistroMD helps people achieve healthy weight loss through home-delivered meals that are healthy, delicious and convenient. For more information on BistroMD visit: www.BistroMD.com.