Having a diagnosis of diabetes was difficult enough. While there has been a lot of different information published regarding this illness, it can still be really troublesome to comprehend. What can be even more exasperating is choosing appropriate medical care for diabetes.
You must consume foods which are quite healthy. The whole grain foods as well as fruits like cantaloupe and watermelon can help to lower the level of the blood glucose level. Choose fruits with low glycemic index. Moreover, you should keep yourself off from grapes and bananas. These fruits are much likely to make blood glucose level to increase or skyrocket.
The best kind of vegetables that you must consume is lentils, spinach, kidney and broccoli. Keep yourself off from canned or frozen vegetables. Fish, skinless poultry and lean meats must be consumed by you at least two or three times each week. This will help to minimize the level of the blood sugar. You can drink unsweetened beverages or with sugar substitute. Overall, eat heart-healthy diet that is rich in fiber.
The onion has hypoglycemic (i.e. low sugar) properties. In Ayurveda, it has been investigated thoroughly for its rasayana property. Along with these properties, onion is also a mild aphrodisiac and it can promote the strength of the body. With all these properties, onion becomes a very valuable food in the treatment of diabetes.
Include up to 60 gm of onion in your meals and it will help lower your blood sugar levels significantly. The Sulphur compounds and chromium present in onion give it the ability to lower blood sugar levels. Try to include them raw as salads, because deep frying them in oil can make it very unhealthy. Aim to include at least a quarter cup of onions in some form or the other in your meals.
Cinnamon: This can be a perfect seasoning for your vegetables and even the occasional sweet treat. Cinnamon is known to improve the body’s insulin processing ability and heal diabetes. It also delays the time taken for your stomach to empty after a rich meal thereby preventing sharp surges in blood sugar levels. You can include a quarter to half a teaspoon of cinnamon in your daily diet.
Zinc deficiency is common in diabetics. It is no wonder why zinc has been found to help blood sugar get into the cells and also helps insulin to work better. You should immediately supplement zinc into your diet (whole foods) or pick up a supplement at your nearest health store.
Diabetes treatment can be started right at your home. There are certain diabetes home treatments which help you to discover all the natural methods that you can use for the treatment of diabetes at your home.
We all know that reducing the intake of some non-beneficial foods serve to be the key to keep diabetes under control, and the home treatments list from HERE will show you what you can do to help in your fight against this life-threatening disease.