Diabetes: People suffering from diabetes are advised not to eat sugary foods. Fruit also contains natural sugar. So many people think that fruits should not be eaten too much. But people suffering from diabetes need to eat some kind of fruits. It gives them energy and keeps diabetes under control. Choose foods rich in carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and fiber. Fruits are one such food. These can be considered a balanced diet. But choosing and eating fruits with low glycemic index is imperative for diabetic patients. Know what those fruits are.
Eating apples is very good for health. It also contains vitamin C and fiber. Polyphenol compounds accumulate in the body if apple is eaten with skin. They stimulate the production of insulin. This results in low blood sugar levels. So try to eat an apple a day.
Diabetics are afraid to eat banana. In fact, one can happily eat a banana a day. It contains carbohydrates, calories and fiber. It is also rich in potassium and vitamin C. But when the banana fruits ripen well, the sugar increases. Diabetic patients should not eat ripe bananas. It is better to eat medium ripe ones. The potassium it contains protects the heart.
Strawberries are now available in all supermarkets. The vitamin C present in it boosts immunity. It also reduces weight. Lowers cholesterol levels. Also the glycemic index of this fruit is very low. So blood sugar levels are under control. It is good for diabetics to eat as many strawberries as possible.
Guava is known as the poor man’s fruit. It is rich in lycopene, vitamin C, vitamin A and potassium. It has very low glycemic index. Eating guava daily is good for health. It also increases bowel movements. Keeps blood sugar levels under control.
Pomegranate fruits are available regardless of the season. It is also high in sugar. So there is no need to stop eating. If we eat fruit every day, insulin sensitivity increases. This keeps type 2 diabetes under control. Pomegranate is one of the must-eats for fasting people. It prevents heart diseases.
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