The 10 best foods for the control of diabetes. Diabetes is a disease in which the levels of blood glucose or blood sugar are too high.
There are two types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. In today's video we will discuss 10 foods that are the best foods for diabetes.
Broccoli is an excellent diet for diabetes. It contains a compound called sulforaphane, which controls blood sugar and protects blood vessels from cardiovascular damage that is often a consequence of diabetes.
Nuts have been shown to improve metabolic parameters in people with type 2 diabetes.
With low calories and carbohydrates, spinach is an excellent choice for a diet for diabetes.
According to studies, consuming a cup and a half of dark leafy vegetables, including spinach, every day can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by 14 percent.
4. Sweet potatoes:
Sweet potatoes are known as a superfood for diabetics.
It has been shown to stabilize blood sugar levels by decreasing insulin resistance.
The sweet potato also antioxidants that are believed to have anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antimicrobial properties.
Combined with a generous supply of fiber, dates are a perfect food for diabetes. Dates are also rich in antioxidants, with more per serving than grapes, oranges and peppers, according to a study.
6. Flax seeds:
Flax seeds can help lower the risk of heart disease and improve blood sugar control.
In one study, people with type 2 diabetes who took lignans from flax seeds for 12 weeks had a significant improvement in hemoglobin A1c.
Carrots contain a large amount of beta carotene.
And beta-carotene can help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes among people who have a genetic predisposition to the disease.
The omega-3 fatty acids present in fish help reduce the risk of heart disease, as well as insulin resistance and diabetes.
9. Olive oil:
Olive oil is also an excellent ingredient for diabetes. Foods rich in olive oil help reduce the risk of diabetes by 50%.
For thousands of years, people have been using cinnamon as a popular remedy for a variety of ailments, including type 2 diabetes.
Cinnamon helps control your body's blood sugar level and also reduces bad cholesterol.
Studies have shown that cinnamon may have a moderate effect in improving glycemic control and the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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