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Top 6 Myths About Diabetes & Fact Of The Matter

Diabetes is a condition where diet and lifestyle matters a lot. There are many misconceptions about diabetes and Diet. People feel they can eat desserts, they need to leave eating their favorite food, but it is not like that. Check following 6 myths about diabetes which are keeping you away from healthy living. Get whats the fact of matter for these myths.

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7 Daily Habits Leading You to Diabetes In Shortest Time

Diabetes is a silent killer. Daily food choices affect insulin secretion. Unknowingly it creates hormonal imbalance. India is a hub for diabetes. Food habits are changed. Stressful lifestyle puts additional pressure in this. Daily food habits affect

Here are 7 daily food habits which will lead you to Diabetes in Shortest time:

  1. Skipping meals: Yes skipping meals affect insulin secretion. When you do not eat for longer duration body secrets hormones to maintain blood sugar levels. And find it difficulty in maintaining balance.
  2. Over eating at dinner: Our body digests food better in the morning. Over eating at night will spike your insulin levels. To digest heavy food body needs to work. Whole when you are active it can digest food. Keep a gap of 2 hours between meal time and bed time.
  3. Depending on sugar substitutes: including sugar substitute affects health negatively. Taking too much artificial sweetener is not good. It has cancer causing agent.  Diet soda and sweetener actually impose other health hazards rather than preventing the disease.
  4. Empty calories: Empty calories come from canned juice, cold drinks beverages etc. They do not provide essential nutrients like vitamins / minerals. That’s why they are called as empty calories. They just contain sugar. The amount of sugar coming from these products is too high. Consuming such foods for longer duration causes diabetes. This leads to Type 2 diabetes.
  5. Hidden sugar: Hidden sugar is present in sauces, ketchup, biscuits, cream crackers etc. Again they are rich in sugar and refined flour. It does not contain essential vitamin and minerals.
  6. No activity : no exercise, no activity leads to obesity and diabetes. Doing sitting job for longer than 6 hours increases risk for diabetes. When there is no exercise, food which is consumed is stored  as fat in the body. Every time body secrets more insulin to digest this and generate energy.
  7. Stressful lifestyle: Menta and physical stress affects hormonal balance. Stress causes excess hormone secretion. These are hormones which work in fight or flight situation. They make you excited and may result in rush or mental pressure. If this pattern is followed for yrs then it results in diseases.

It is in your hand to take control of such situation. If you are following anyone of the above habits, do change it today.

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