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If one is already overweight the complications get even worse. The effect of diabetes may not be known immediately but the body will be deteriorating gradually. Keeping the blood sugar under control is absolutely important while living with diabetes and skipping meals that too breakfast will be highly counter-productive for diabetes management. 4. Menstrual irregularities - some studies are said to have shown that girls/women who skip breakfast are likely to have irregular periods. 5. Poor mood - low glucose is said to be responsible for irritability fatigue and tiredness. Some studies show that people who skip breakfast snap at others more easily. To me the risk of weight gain (and all associated health risks due to being overweight) and risk of diabetes alone are enough to make me run for my breakfast.
Many of us say we would prefer to sit down and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. But our lives have become so full and hectic that skipping breakfast often seems a necessity. And many of us reason that having several extra pounds we wish to lose skipping breakfast will do us good. In Keri Gans book The Small Change Diet she gives several examples of the excuses her patients have given her in 10 years of private practice as a licensed dietitian for not eating even a quick breakfast. There are many reasons we give ourselves for skipping breakfast in our hurried lives. But I agree with Keri Gans when she states that those people including myself that hit the snooze alarm even once have time for a quick breakfast. And those of us that dawdle around in the bathroom getting ready for work have time for a quick breakfast. If you spend more time then you need on your morning bathroom break contemplating your day you have time for a quick breakfast. It isn t a matter of finding 5 min. for breakfast it s a matter of taking 5 min. breakfast.
To stay within your 45 to 60g carbohydrate limit have two slices of French toast made from whole-wheat bread with two tablespoons of light pancake syrup and a cup of skim milk. Shakes If you re pressed for time or don t feel like eating anything soon after you wake up having a smoothie may be a good option. A delicious smoothie packed with essential nutrients is one of the most fulfilling diabetic breakfast foods. To prepare a healthy breakfast smoothie add two servings of your favorite fruits such as a cup of whole strawberries and a small banana to a cup of skim milk. Add a teaspoon of peanut butter or wheat germ and blend with ice. You can also substitute the skim milk with nonfat yogurt. Egg sandwich Eggs are rich in proteins and can be incorporated into several diabetic breakfast ideas.