Diabetes Management in Ayurveda through Super foods:
Ayurveda also suggests a handful of spices and herbs that could help manage diabetes or high blood sugar levels naturally. Here are three of them that you should stock up on today!
Diabetes is one of the most common causes of disability around the world currently. Diabetics need to be extra careful of what they include in their diet. Sugary goods, aerated drinks and refined carbohydrates are known to surge blood sugar levels and make diabetes management even tougher.
A diabetic needs to have a healthy mix of good carbs and fibres. Fibres delay digestion, ensuring slow release of sugar in the blood stream.
In Ayurveda, diabetes is referred to as ‘Madhumejh.’ In fact, Ayurveda advises against having food that is high in sugar and include as many seasonal fruits and vegetables in the diet to manage diabetes.
Ayurveda also suggests a handful of spices and herbs that could help manage high blood sugar or diabetes naturally – here are three of them that you should stock up on today……!
Diabetes Management, Ayurvedic Super foods For Diabetes:
1. Amla: Amla, or Indian gooseberry, is a treasure trove of antioxidants and minerals that are known to boost skin, hair health and promote weight loss. Its legendary vitamin C content makes it a nutritional powerhouse.
According to studies, intake of vitamin C may do wonders to keep blood sugar levels in check. Additionally, amla also consists of chromium, a mineral that regulates carbohydrate metabolism and make body more responsive to insulin.
You can cut few chunks of this bitter fruit and consume it raw and fresh. If the bitter taste is too much for you to palate, sprinkle a bit of rock salt on the top. You can also make amla juice and consume it early in the morning.
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3. Methi dana: Fenugreek water is considered to be one of the most effective remedy to keep a check on blood sugar spikes and improve insulin activity.
The seeds contain fiber that helps in slowing the digestion process and thus regulates the absorption of carbohydrates and sugar. Methi dana also helps ensure that the body uses the sugar in a manner it is supposed to.
Mix one teaspoon of fenugreek powder (methi dana powder) with lukewarm water. Consume the drink early morning before you start your day.
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