Three tips to lower blood sugar and prevent diabetes

Modifying certain dietary patterns with spices and seasonings can help avoid insulin resistance and prevent metabolic diseases (Getty)
Modifying certain dietary patterns with spices and seasonings can help avoid insulin resistance and prevent metabolic diseases (Getty)

It type 2 diabetes occurs when cells become resistant insulinthe hormone responsible for maintaining the body blood sugar. If diabetes is not treated, it can cause various health complications.

This metabolic disease is one so called “silent killer”Because the disease may not show symptoms until the disease develops, approximately 62 million people in the Americas (422 million people worldwide) have diabetes, according to the data. World Health Organization (WHO).

The latest findings of Chinese scientists realized that at least drinking four cups of tea a day can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 17%. And while the news is reassuring for any tea drinker, non-tea drinkers have other costs to bear. changes in eating habits easy to implement to help regulate your blood sugar levels. Last post by: The Telegraph listed three that are easy to put into practice.

Over the past three decades, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes has increased dramatically in countries of all income levels (Europa Press).
Over the past three decades, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes has increased dramatically in countries of all income levels (Europa Press).

It increased blood sugarlead over time insulin resistancewhich is prefix with type 2 diabetes high glycemic index (a measure of how much a food raises blood sugar levels) such as sweet drinksis juicesis White breadis potatoes and carbs in general will cause those spikes.

Conversely, the rate of glucose absorption can be reduced by eating more fiber because of this natural component slows down digestion. Experts recommend eating 30 grams of fiber per daywhich can be found in foods such as grains, whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables.

To start the day, you can easily get 10 grams of fiber for breakfast in a 50 gram serving. muesli rich in fiber It can be prepared at home by combining 300 grams oatmeal100 grams wheat seed50 grams almond with flakes: 50 grams seeds mixed and 50 grams raisin. You can eat it with plain Greek yogurt and a small apple or other chopped fruit, which are also good sources of fiber.

Adding apple cider vinegar to preparations will prevent glycemic spikes, experts say (Getty)
Adding apple cider vinegar to preparations will prevent glycemic spikes, experts say (Getty)

It was found that vinegar, in particular Apple cider vinegarincreases insulin response and reduces blood sugar spikes if used regularly.

Experts recommend using raw apple cider vinegar, which contains “mother,” a cloudy substance that floats or forms a sediment in the bottle, which is a culture of healthy bacteria that turns the apple cider into vinegar.

apple cider vinegar It can be used in homemade salad dressing or you can get your daily dose with a glass of lemonade.

Adding cinnamon to sweet preparations or infusions can be a big help (Getty)
Adding cinnamon to sweet preparations or infusions can be a big help (Getty)

It cinnamon and catnip have been used in alternative medicine for millennia and are both associated with a better blood sugar control in recent studies. Cinnamon can be sprinkled on baked goods, added to smoothies, or sprinkled on whole grain toast with peanut butter and bananas.

“Fenugreek is unlikely to be in your spice rack, but it’s worth looking for, as a review of 10 different studies has shown that it significantly lowers blood sugar. two hours after eatingExperts insisted, who recommended making fenugreek tea by coarsely crushing a tablespoon of fenugreek seeds and adding to a pot of 250 milliliters of boiling water. Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes, then remove from heat and add a small handful of fresh mint leaves and a teaspoon of honey (optional). Let it stand for five minutes. Pass through a strainer to serve.

The referents clarified that It is not recommended to use catnip for pregnant women or people who are already taking prescription diabetes medications.

Fiber slows digestion and reduces glucose absorption (Getty)
Fiber slows digestion and reduces glucose absorption (Getty)

Among the reasons for recommending glucose control, experts noted that “people with diabetes who do not achieve optimal control of their disease, increased cardiovascular risk“.

The Argentine Society of Cardiology (SAC), the Argentine Diabetes Association (SAD), the Argentine Hypertension Society (SAHA), the Argentine Lipid Society (SAL), the Argentine Cardiology Federation (FAC) and the Argentine Society. Nephrology (SAN) presented a collaborative paper in which they emphasize the need for cardiovascular risk management in people with type 2 diabetes by analyzing different studies that assessed the prevalence of complications and metabolic goals based on data from Argentinean cohorts.

According to observational studies in Argentina, approx 4 out of 10 people with type 2 diabetes have cardiovascular diseasemainly atherosclerotic type and chronic kidney disease. Despite the elevated risk, only half of patients achieve optimal metabolic control and less than 20% achieve adequate control of all cardiovascular risk factors combined.

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