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Diabetic Diet: Top 6 Foods For Lowering Blood Sugar

2015-08-22 03:32

Diabetic Diet: Top 6 Foods For Lowering Blood SugarIn diabetic diet, there are some foods which help lower blood sugar. If you suffer from high blood sugar levels, you may take advantages of sugar lowering properties of these foods.

1. Garlic

Raw garlic can raise insulin production and increase insulin sensitivity and in turn help lower blood sugar.

2. Onion

Onion contains a substance which can stimulate insulin synthesis and secrete insulin. Besides, it also has medical property for diabetes. Prostaglandin A and sulphur amino acid have the functions of dilating blood vessels, regulating blood lipid and preventing arteriosclerosis. Therefore, it is most suitable for diabetes patients with abnormal blood lipid to eat onion.

3. Pumpkin

Pumpkin contains fructose which can prevent the absorption of glucose and the fructose can combine with excess cholesterol in your body. This helps prevent high cholesterol level and prevent arteriosclerosis. Pumpkin contains many substances which are good for human body and also has the function of promoting the secretion of insulin.

4. Cherries

Cherries contain red-pigmented antioxidant and are high in soluble fiber and low in calories, which helps raise your body’s insulin output. They can protect you from cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

5. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is high in fiber and magnesium and contains a natural compound, polyphenol, that mimic the effect of insulin significantly lowering blood sugar. It is also helpful in lowering cholesterol.

6. Cucumber

Cucumber is the most common food substitute in diabetes diet. And diabetes patients can get vitamin C, carotene, cellulose and minerals. The tartronic acid in cucumber can inhibit the sugar from changing into fat.

The above are some foods for diabetes patients. If you need more information, you can leave us a message below or consult our online doctor directly. We will reply you as soon as possible.

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