5 places to eat if you’re off sugar
HT City's Namya Sinha brings you the chosen five, where you can enjoy some lovely food creations — tension free!india Updated: Jan 14, 2009 19:43 IST
When was the last time, your diabetic friend or the diabetic you relished a, meal in a restaurant without thinking about its unhealthy effect on your body? When was the last time you avoided your favourite dessert because it contained sugar beyond the prescribed limit?
HT City's Namya Sinha brings you the chosen five, where you can enjoy some lovely food creations — tension free!
Agni, had introduced a menu revolving around healthy food few years back. For this they have adopted methods like steaming, baking, slow simmering of food. The fat content is very low and the chef would even prepare a customised menu for you. Sugar free, sucrose based desserts like shahi tukda is offered.
Where: 15, Parliament Street, Ph 23743737, 23743000
Their pastry shop, The Chocolate Box, offers sugar free pastries and chocolates, which are made right in front of you according to your taste. The diabetics can also have freshly baked high fibre bread here. S18, The 24-hour brassiere also has options of low fat cream and butter.
Where: L2, Sector 18 Noida Ph (95120) 4300 000
Gelato is a natural Italian dessert. They have options of diet chocolate, diet strawberry, diet coffee for all those who want a sugar free variety. Home delivery available.
Where: M-69, M block Market, GK 1, Ph 41324991
The chocoholic diabetic should not fret as Choko La offers some wickedly delicious chocolates, desserts and cakes with no added sugar. Since they are not available over the counter, make sure to order in advance.
Where: Basant Lok, Khan Market Ph 41757570, 41669595
Café Brown Sugar
Momos made of white flour might just be unhealthy but wheat momos, available here, are a healthier option for the diabetic. They have a choice of vegetable, mushroom and chicken momos. And are all steamed.
Where: M 73, GK 1, Ph 26213531
Note: Whether you’re eating at home or eating out, remember the principles of diabetes diet. And follow your dietician’s guidelines.