Powerful foods to fight diabetics

Information about Powerful foods to fight diabetics

Published on February 12, 2019

Author: reliablerx

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slide 1: POWERFUL FOODS TO FIGHT DIABETES Source: https://www.reliablerxpharmacy.com/blog/powerful- foods-fight-diabetics/ slide 2: Introduction Diabetes is a form of hormonal disorder in which the secretion of insulin declines. This condition deteriorates further in the lack of proper diabetes diet plan. Such a plan makes you learn what kind of foods you have to eat that can control the condition. The number of diabetes patients has been increasing very fast all over the world for the last 2-3 decades. According to the World Health Organization WHO the number diabetic people will be more than double from 380 million by 2030 in the world. This disease is affecting more lives than cancer and AIDS. It’s a need of the hour that you understand the importance of diabetic foods and set your diet accordingly so that you are able to keep the condition under control. slide 3: Powerful foods to fight Diabetes • Non-starchy vegetables Vegetables like broccoli beets kale and cauliflower contain sulforaphane an element that activates anti-inflammatory processes in the body. These vegetables control sugar level and cardiovascular damage in the body • Low-fat dairy Dairy products prove to be the best foods for diabetes because they have low glycemic index score. These food products are fortified with vitamin D. • Tomatoes Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which is an effective element in reducing the risks of cardiovascular heart disease and macular degeneration. Diabetic people should eat tomatoes regularly to encourage the production of insulin. • Blueberries Blueberries are the best fruit for diabetes. It contains both soluble and insoluble fiber that helps to improve blood sugar. Along with blueberries you can also take strawberries blackberries and raspberries – all are recommended as diabetic food. They are antioxidant powerhouses that resist the risks of cancer and heart disease apart from reducing blood sugar. slide 4: • Oranges and other citrus fruits Studies show that eating citrus food is helpful in reducing the effects of diabetes but the drinking of fruit juice may not be so effective. Sugarless orange juice has more GI value than orange. Also take some other citrus fruits like Grapefruit Lemon Clementine Minneola Tangerine etc. • Omega-3 fatty acids Fish is the best source of omega-3 fatty acids that help you in improving diabetes and weight problems. Fish like salmon herring sardines and mackerel are the best food for diabetes. A fish diet also reduces heart problems and stroke but avoid fried fish items like fish sticks sandwiches and other fried seafood that can increase the risk of diabetes. • Walnuts Walnuts contain Alpha-Linolenic Acid which is good for combating the heart-related issues and reducing cholesterol in the body. Walnuts are full of magnesium fiber vitamin E folic acid zinc and protein. Walnuts are also known for having antioxidant anticancer antiviral and anti-high cholesterol agents. Other than walnuts you can take nuts that also have low GI score. slide 5: • Cinnamon Studies show that spices also reduce the level of blood sugar. Cinnamon and turmeric are an essential part of healthy spices rich in chromium polyphenols and antioxidants that combine all free radicals to protect you from cancer heart disease and diabetes. Your diabetes diet plan will remain incomplete without cinnamon and other spices. • Beans Beans are included among the nutritious foods that are rich in fiber and protein as well as minerals like magnesium and potassium. Beans can reduce diabetic problems and at the same time it helps to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. • Spinach This green vegetable is rich in vitamin K magnesium folate phosphorus potassium and zinc. Collard greens are a good source of Vitamin C and Alpha-Lipoic acid that helps to lower cortisol inflammation and stress besides reducing blood sugar. slide 6: ■Thank You

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