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Dreamfield's Pasta for Diabetics and Healthy for Everyone

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Dreamfields pasta is made from the finest durum wheat semolina to give you delicious old-world taste and al dente texture for your special pasta dishes. With Dreamfields you get the healthy advantage, the perfect pasta for health conscious pasta lovers.

Diabetes and Dreamfields?
Discover the Pasta-bilities.

One of the most prevalent myths that comes with a diabetes diagnosis it that you will never be able to enjoy many of your favorite foods again, pasta being one of them. Thatís simply not true! While you do need to control carbohydrate, calorie, and fat intake, and make sensible food choices, Dreamfields pasta can be part of your healthful eating plan.
Delicious Rotini even for Diabetics

It Really Is Possible For People With Diabetes To Eat Dreamfields Pasta...


Dreamfields has per serving (2 ounces dry, about 5 ounces cooked):

  • Twice the fiber of traditional pasta
  • Only 5 grams of digestible carbohydrate
  • 65% lower glycemic index (GI) than traditional pastas
    Dreamfields GI =13
    Traditional pasta GI = 38
All of these qualities translate into a lower blood glucose rise after eating Dreamfields as compared to eating the same amount of traditional white pasta. You can truly have your Dreamfields pasta and enjoy it too...without feeling guilty or compromising blood glucose control.


Carbohydrate: Back to the Basics.


People with pre-diabetes and diabetes pay a lot of attention to carbohydrate because it is the primary determinant of post-meal blood glucose levels. Carbohydrate is one of the three building blocks that make up all the foods you eat. The other two are protein and fat. Whether or not you have diabetes or pre-diabetes, carbohydrate is an important part of a healthy eating plan because carbohydrate-rich foods provide energy, fiber and important vitamins and minerals.

Everybody (even people with pre-diabetes or diabetes) needs to eat some carbohydrate each day. In fact, the average minimum daily amount of carbohydrate recommended, or the RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance), is 130 grams/day.

With only 5 grams of digestible carbohydrate per serving (2 ounces dry, about 5 ounces cooked), Dreamfields pasta can easily fit into most meal-time carbohydrate goals.*


How Many Carbs Do You Need Daily?


Most women trying to manage blood glucose levels need about 45-60 grams of carbohydrate at each of three meals and 15 grams carbohydrate for snacks as needed. Most men trying to manage blood glucose levels need about 60-75 grams of carbohydrate at each of three meals and 15-30 grams carbohydrate for snacks as needed. The amount that you need depends on your age, weight, activity, and any diabetes medications you may take. Consult with a registered dietitian to discuss how much carbohydrate is right for you at each meal and snack (if snack(s) are needed).




*Individual results will always vary. As with all food and meals eaten by consumers with diabetes of any type and using medication of any type, careful and frequent monitoring of blood glucose is necessary and frequent contact with a physician is mandatory for good health.