legumes, type 2 diabetes

How Legumes help you Lower Blood Sugar levels in Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a condition here dietary changes helps a lot. In todays time we talk a lot about carbs, fiber and high protein diets. Recently few studies suggests increasing legumes consumption may help you take control of Diabetes. Here is quick guide for you to increase legumes intake and take control of blood sugar levels:

  1. Whole pulses, Moong, chickpea, lima beans, alfa alfa sprouts, lentils , Rajmah etc. are beneficial legumes.
  2. They are rich in B complex vitamins. B vitamins help release energy.
  3. These legumes are rich in calcium, phosphorus and magnesium. These minerals are good for bone health and metabolism. They also affect insulin resistance and sensitivity.
  4. These pulses fall under low glycemic foods. It means they release glucose slowly.
  5. Pulses also contain some amount of carbs. So, they are good to be consumed alone (it helps to control blood sugar levels effectively).

 

 

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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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Top 7 celebrities with Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is widely spread worldwide and is preventable disease with lifestyle modification. Experts are creating awareness about lifestyle modification to delay the onset of diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity etc. Read more

celebrities managing type 2 diabetes

Top 7 celebrities with Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is widely spread worldwide and is preventable disease with lifestyle modification. Experts are creating awareness about lifestyle modification to delay the onset of diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity etc. Read more

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