However entertaining our blog may be, there’s always time for some serious stuff! Today we’re going to talk about diabetes
– a disease that, unfortunately, turned into an epidemic in the last few years.
For good or bad, most people are already aware of what diabetes is, what mostly causes it and to what it may lead. This is a condition associated with high blood sugar levels
, which can be a precondition for cardiovascular diseases, stroke and others. It’s said that obesity and unhealthy lifestyle
are the main causes of diabetes.
So, let’s see 4 anti-diabetic foods
that might effectively prevent and treat the disease:
It’s a well-known fact that apples are rich in vitamins and nutrients
that control diabetes. Experts say that these fruits contain the plant pigment quercetin
, which both stimulates insulin secretion and prevents from insulin resistance. What’s more, people also believe that apples’ peel contains 6 times more quercetin than their ‘inner body’.
A research from Harvard School of Public Health
proves that daily consumption of yoghurt may reduce the risk of diabetes type 2
with 18%. That’s because the dairy product is full of proteins, which can prevent you from reaching high blood sugar levels.
- Nuts & Seeds
If you’ve faced the disease in any way, then you probably know that one should eat foods with low glycemic index
. Well, nuts and seeds fall into this category, so don’t underestimate those little ones! They even contain essential fatty acids
that can promote healthy heart and lower the cholesterol levels.
- Non-starchy vegetables
Artichoke, broccoli and beet are some of the most famous vegetables that don’t contain starch. They also have lower glycemic index and fewer carbohydrates
, which makes them perfect for people suffering from diabetes.
All in all, we should be aware of the fact that no one is assured
against anything in this world. And lastly, remember that “If you don’t take care of your body, your body won’t take care of you.”
You can always share your experience with us in the comments! We all have something to say, don’t we?
By the way, don’t forget to browse our food category on the e-store
as you may find useful stuff!