Guided by the belief that every person with diabetes has the right to live a healthy, productive and fun-filled life, I shall now take you through an interesting maze of useful tips that will educate and motivate people with diabetes to take a more active role in their condition.
To start of:
Stop dieting- Yes! If you are going to consume sugar, you also need to be sure to take in proteins and lots of green vegetables, salad, beans and various other foods to the fullest. This will particularly go a long way towards keeping blood sugar even.
Include water, wine and green coffee- These liquids help you control your blood sugar while you’re upgrading your everyday diet. Include a glass of wine with your dinner. Studies have found that women who had a glass of wine a day cut their risk of diabetes in half compared to teetotalers.
Eliminate bread: By including whole wheat breads and cutting down on the easy maida! The more carbs you consume, the higher your blood glucose level will be. To reduce your blood glucose level, you definitely need to reduce your carb intake, and this is essentially a crucial aspect of controlling diabetes through dietary changes. Have small portions of carbs and more of lentils, soya, greens like lettuce, spinach and other leafy greens, fish and fresh crunchy fruits like avocado and pear.
Be a part of the white revolution! Consume more and more of milk and milk products. Drink at least two servings of low-fat dairy products a day (one serving is a 1 cup (250 ml) glass of skim or 1% milk, or a 175 g container of yogurt). Sour yoghurt has the necessary nutrients to cut down fats and hence help you burn down calories, strengthening you from inside.
Exercise, the oldest and best remedy: When you are in office or home, you can simply use stairs or walk to and fro the halls. Exercise keeps blood circulation regulated.
Never break your breakfast! Everyone knows that it’s important to
kick start your day with a healthy breakfast; you’ll have more energy and studies show that those who eat breakfast lose more weight than those that don’t. Start your day with a glass of warm water and some cereals like oats and nuts with a glass of skimmed milk.
Have smaller meals more often, laugh, walk, do yoga, eat regular meals promising one-self never to skip a meal, relax, fall in love and just have fun. Love your body and give it that extra care it deserves.
Make legumes and nuts your best buddies, as walnuts and peas are rich in anti-oxidants that will come handy in keeping those diseases at bay!
We know these are much easier said than done. We also know that’s these changes need sincerity, discipline and commitment, which isn’t too easy either, but if you followthis prescription, it is a true preventive cure. We assure you that incorporating them in your daily routine shall help you to set the room for a healthy living on several levels.