Are you a diabetic? Don’t lose heart. In this sweet battle, you are not alone. Okra (ladies finger), Beets and Avocados are on your side
Diabetes is one of the most prevalent disorders in the world. Eating foods that reduce blood pressure and cholesterol have been advocated as the best way to keep diabetes under control.some vegetables
Okra helps in fighting diabetes. It has no saturated fats or cholesterol. It contains 9% of our fiber requirement, 8% of calcium, 43% of manganese, 10% of iron and copper and 44% of vitamin K, based on our RDV. Nutrients in okra seeds known as polyphenols and flavonoids could reduce fatigue. It is rich in antioxidants, may reduce oxidative stress thereby avoiding development of diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Cancer
Drinking Beet juice
Drinking a cup of Beet juice each day reduces blood pressure among hypertensive people, significantly. Alpha-lipoic acid, an antioxidant found in beets may help reduce the nerve damage in people with diabetes. Research has also shown that drinking beet juice may improve the ability of the muscles to increase oxygen intake thereby improving exercise tolerance. This in turn keeps the heart fit, reduces the risk and slows the progression of heart diseases and other cardiovascular diseases. The biggest beneficiaries are Diabetics as they are more prone to such conditions
Avocados could help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke in people with diabetes. Fats in avocados may help control blood sugar and insulin levels. Fiber in avocados fulfills 30% to 50% on the RDV based on gender. It improves digestive system, lowers blood sugar and cholesterol and help feel fuller for longer time .