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Question:

From Walthamstow, London, England:

Are there any special nutrients that diabetics need in their diet? If so, what are they?

Answer:

A balanced diet is a good plan based on the Food Guide Pyramid. There is some research out there that says that supplemental Vitamins E, C and A could be beneficial. Check with your doctor to see if he or she recommends the inclusion of these nutrients. Other nutrients and minerals have not been studied enough to make recommendations.

JM

DTQ-19991125103948
Original posting 25 Jan 2000
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet

  
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