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Six foods that help control blood sugar

Six foods that help control blood sugar

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By Minoto News

Keeping blood sugar levels under control is essential for everyone's health, especially people with diabetes or prediabetes.

To help you in this task, nutritionist Krutika Nanavati, who specializes in diabetes, recommends 6 types of foods that you should include in your diet:

1. Foods rich in fiber:

Fruits: apple, pear, strawberry, orange, etc. Vegetables: broccoli, cabbage, spinach, carrots, etc. Vegetables: beans, lentils, chickpeas, etc. Whole grains: brown rice, oats, quinoa, etc.

Fiber slows the digestion and absorption of carbohydrates, preventing high blood sugar.

2. Foods that contain healthy fats:

Nuts: almonds, chestnuts, pecans, etc. Seeds: chia, linseed, sesame, etc. Olive oil, fatty fish: salmon, tuna, sardines, etc.

Healthy fats improve insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control.

3. Foods that contain protein:

Fish: salmon, tuna, tilapia, etc. Poultry: chicken, turkey, etc. Vegetables: beans, lentils, chickpeas, etc.

Protein stabilizes blood sugar and reduces the overall glycemic effect.

4. Herbs and spices:

Cinnamon: helps control blood sugar and reduce insulin resistance Saffron: has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that benefit blood sugar control Ginger: improves digestion and glucose absorption.

5. Apple cider vinegar:

Taking diluted apple cider vinegar before meals can help control blood sugar.

6. Green tea:

Green tea is rich in antioxidants that help control weight and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

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