5 Foods from your Kitchen To Avoid High Sugar
‘Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.’ – Bethenny Frankel
It’s a fact that type 1 and type 2 diabetes are manageable with a healthy diet on regular basis. Choosing healthy food rich in vitamins, minerals, fibers, and antioxidants with the right amount of nutrients shall help in long-term diabetes management.
Regular consumption of the following five foods shall prevent your sugar spike!
Majority of the fish (Mackerel (Bangda), Lobo Rohita (Rohu) or Bombay duck (Bombil) contain optimum amounts of omega-3 fatty acids (polyunsaturated fatty acids). Diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may decrease your insulin resistance thereby reducing the risk of obesity and type-2 diabetes. The standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (2017) by the American Diabetes Association recommend eating fish twice per week.
Eggs are a good source of protein, potassium, omega-3 fatty acids, and nutrients (lutein and choline). Egg yolk contains biotin which helps in increasing insulin production.
Apart from being low in carbohydrates, this leafy vegetable is rich in vitamin A, K, folate, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. It has a low glycemic index (GI). The American Diabetes Association has recommended the consumption of spinach for individuals suffering from Type-1 diabetes and Type-2 diabetes.
Whole fruits like apples, grapes, bananas, oranges, etc. are a good source of fibers and antioxidants. Most fruits have a low glycemic index (GI) therefore their regular consumption decrease the risk of diabetes. Scientific studies suggest avoiding the consumption of fruit juice as fruit juice increases the risk of diabetes.
5. Apple cider vinegar
Drinking 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar mixed in a glass of water before bedtime can improve insulin sensitivity, weight loss, and cold. It is highly recommended to avoid the concentrated form which may cause stomach irritations.