November 14, is observed as World Diabetes Day,
Diabetes is one of the most dreaded offshoots of the modern and hectic lifestyles.
Fruits play a major role in helping a diabetes patient’s condition from worsening. While there is no such thing as ‘bad fruit’, or ‘good fruit’ diabetics do have to be careful and maintain moderation.
Fruits that are high in glycemic index are to be consumed as less as possible and those with a low glycemic index can be eaten regularly.
Amla contain a good source of chromium which shows positive effects on the pancreas, where insulin is produced
Apple is a hypoglycemic fruit which contains plenty of fiber and Pectin that has the capability of reducing blood sugar levels and the requirement of insulin in the body by almost 50%.
Berries increase the release of insulin and coverts glucose into energy, which reduces the increased glucose levels by a considerable amount. Thus, regulating glucose levels in the body
Guava is hypoglycemic fruit very rich in dietary fiber, high in vitamin A and vitamin C that helps in constipation and can lower the chance of developing type-2 diabetes.
Jamun has low glycemic index and its leaves has anti-diabetic properties which are good for diabetic patients. It reduces the symptoms of diabetes like frequent urination and thrust
The glycemic load of an orange is about 5, a low number that indicates that only small rise in blood glucose. Be cautious don’t consume orange juice.
Natural antioxidants in papaya can obstruct cell damage, as diabetics are prone to many ailments, like heart or nerve damage, makes it a great choice for diabetics.
Pomegranate contains the richest combination of antioxidants, which helps in protecting from free-radicals and chronic diseases also helps in reducing bad cholesterol.