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Special Food for Diabetics

2017/08/08

Diabetes has come up as one of the most deadly lifestyle diseases in recent time. Its contribution to being a cause of death is increasing by the day.It is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is not able to produce enough insulin required by the body or when it cannot use the produced insulin effectively.  It leads to higher levels of concentrated glucose in the blood.

Some of the symptoms of diabetes include recurrent urination, blurred vision, tingling in the limbs, etc. Although these are symptoms to the disease quite often they go undetected.



It can be diagnosed through a routine blood test. If you or someone you know is identified as a diabetic patient, do not fret. Often it is reversible in cases when the cause was due to poor lifestyle choices. Here is some advice that you can follow.

Make sure you go for regular medical checkups. Oral and eye checkups enable early detection of diabetes.

Exercise should become part of your daily schedule. Even forty-five minutes of exercise five times a week can make a huge difference.

Consume a balanced diet. Opt for whole fruits instead of fruit juices. Juices lose their fibre content in the processing. Fibre helps in cleaning the gut. Make your diet rich in proteins as well. Cut down on your fat intake. Some super foods that help battling diabetes are mentioned below.

Almonds and walnut are good for the heart and do not increase blood sugar levels also. They are a good source of omega-3s. Three almonds and one walnut would be recommended serving.

Kidney beans help to control blood sugar levels in the body thanks to its low glycemic index. They have high levels of protein as well as fibre and are almost fat free. Two tablespoons is a recommended serving.



Soybeans are rich in amino acids and filled with top quality protein. They also help reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancers. One tablespoon is ideal serving.

Oats are rich in fibre and also have a blood cholesterol lowering effect. Oats are one of the most healthy and nutritious breakfast options.






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