Top 7 Food Ingredients to Help Control Diabetes

Top 7 Food Ingredients to Help Control Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that can be controlled with the help of many foods ingredients. Sometimes there is a lot of talk about medicines in diabetes consultation. While the cure for diabetes is in our diet itself. If we include some of the following ingredients in our diet, it can help control diabetes.

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  1. Fenugreek seeds

Firstly, let us understand the importance of fenugreek seeds. It is a great way to reduce diabetes. You will have to soak it overnight and then eat it after chewing it, don’t forget to drink the water. It helps in lowering cholesterol along with diabetes. It also helps in insulin resistance. It works much better along with diabetes medicines.

2. Bitter Gourd:

It is a common vegetable in the Indian kitchen. The juice of bitter gourd can be used to treat diabetes. It is high in nutrients like Vitamin A and C. 

3. Flax seeds: 

Flax seeds have a high content of omega 3 & 6 Fatty acids, which helps in reducing the bad cholesterol and increasing the good cholesterol. It also helps in controlling diabetes. How to consume flax seeds: You can dry roast it and make powder out of them to consume daily.

4. Brown Rice:

Brown rice is very good for controlling diabetes; it helps lower the sugar content in our body. Brown rice is also high in fibre. 

5. Cinnamon

You can include cinnamon in your diet by adding it to your regular tea or green tea. It aids in weight loss as well as in diabetes control. 

6. Oats: 

Oats is one such food item that makes us feel full for a longer duration after consumption. It doesn’t make you feel hungry for a longer time. It helps in controlling our diabetes and is also high in fibre content as well. Oats is a great option to consider for breakfast. 

7. Turmeric:

Turmeric is a magical ingredient which if included in our diet, can help control cancer, weight and diabetes. Turmeric also improves the functioning of the pancreas. 

So don’t forget to include these magical ingredients in our diet to control your diabetes. As per Dr. Shubhashree Patil at Diabetes and Wellness Clinic.

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