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Third Group Conditionally Allowable Foods - Diabetes

grams, sugar, litre and bread

THIRD GROUP CONDITIONALLY ALLOWABLE FOODS - DIABETES The condition under which dishes from the following table are permitted is that an equivalent shall be deducted from the allowance of bread. The amounts given below are the equivalents of 50 grams of white bread, containing about 30 grams of starch. Advantage is taken of the fact that larger amounts of certain carbohydrates (cane sugar, milk sugar, fruit sugar, etc.) may be allowed than of starch. Some of the dishes given in the preceding table appear again here because, if they are eaten in larger quantities, an account must be taken of the carbohydrate which they contain.


litre of milk (sweet, sour or buttermilk).

1i litre of kumyss (prepared in the Russian way).

1 to 1.1- litre of kephyr (fermented for at least two days and pre pared without the addition of sugar).


litre of cream.

60 grains of rye bread, graham bread, or Hamburg pumpernickel. 65 grams of Westphalian pumpernickel.

100 grams of aleurouat bread, prepared after Ebstein's formula (containing 27.5 per cent. of carbohydrate and 32 per cent. of vege table allunin; the aleuronat breads are very variably compounded).

35 grains of zwieback and simple coffee-cakes (made without sugar) .

30 grams of English cakes of various sorts.

30 grams of " eichel cacao" (Stollwerck's).

50 grams of chocolate (Stollwerck's).

40 grams of chocolate (French make).

40 grams of chestnuts shelled, or GO grams unshelled.

35 grams of cane sugar, brown sugar, or rock candy.

35 grams of sweet preserves.

40 grams of fruit sugar.

40 grams of milk sugar.

50 grams of fruit jam.

40 grams of honey.

40 grams of flour, wheat, rye, barley, buckwheat, millet, or oat, or corn-meal.

45 grams of bean, pea, or lentil flour.

35 grams of starch preparations, potato, wheat, or rice starch, tapioca, sago, maizene, mondamin, etc.

35 grams of rice.

35 grams of farinaceous preparations, nudel, maccaroni, oatmeal, grits, barley.

50 grams of lentils, peas, beans, weighed dry.

100 grams of green peas.

180 grams of new potatoes.

140 grams of winter potatoes.

120 grams of apples, pears, green gages, plums, damsons, mira belles, apricots, cherries, grapes.

200 grams of strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, mulberries, currants, blackberries, whortleberries, blueberries.

3 peaches.

40 grams of raisins or dried dates.

50 grams of figs.

3 bananas.

A handful of walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, or Brazil nuts. litre of beer of any sort.

6 litre of sweet wine.

Fourth Group : Especially Valuable Foods.

The great value of the following articles, of which, however, there is but a small choice, is clue in part to the high percentage of albumin and in part to that of fat. The proportion of albumin and fat is given for each 100 grams of the food substance. Some contain car bohydrates also, the percentage of which is given for the sake of completeness, but its nutritive value is not counted.