Can diabetics eat vermicelli noodles? how the doctor sees it

Hello everyone! I am John Fu, a practicing physician who has focused on weight management and nutritional treatment of diseases for more than 20 years. Hope my article is useful to you. The core of diabetes treatment is to control blood sugar, and blood sugar is greatly affect by diet. Therefore, whether a certain food is suitable for diabetics depends on its effect on blood sugar. In this article I will try to explain that Can diabetics eat vermicelli noodles?

Healthy food vermicelli noodles
Healthy food vermicelli noodles

Vermicelli noodles Process

Vermicelli noodles is a food originally processed from sweet potato starch, potato starch, and miscellaneous bean starch. The nutrients are mainly carbohydrates, with very few other nutrients. The starch structure of potatoes, potatoes, and beans is complex and is digest and absorbed more slowly than the starch of rice noodles. Coupled with the technological processing during the vermicelli noodles processing process, the impact of vermicelli on blood sugar is much smaller than that of rice noodles. The glycemic index of white rice is 88, while the glycemic index of vermicelli is only 35. Therefore, diabetics can eat vermicelli.

Although diabetics can eat vermicelli, they should also pay attention to the appropriate amount. Vermicelli noodles does have a relatively small impact on blood sugar, but after all, it is a carbohydrate-based food. Eating too much will still have an adverse effect on blood sugar. If you eat vermicelli, you should reduce the amount of other staple foods accordingly.

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Healthy Food

Also, it is not recommend for diabetics to eat vermicelli noodles every day. The nutritional content of vermicelli is very simple, except for carbohydrates, there are very few other nutrients. Diet treatment for diabetics must control total calories and limit the number of staple foods. Therefore, try to eat more nutritious and comprehensive staple foods, preferably whole grains, such as brown rice, buckwheat, oats, quinoa, millet, corn, mixed beans, etc.

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