Diabetes, as we all know is a slow killer disease. Becoming aware about the disease, taking serious steps to control it and managing it effectively are the ways by which one can control diabetes.
Knowledge about eating the right type of diet to be taken along with adequate exercise is the only to keep the disease in check.
Diabetes is a condition in which there is an increase in the blood sugar level in the body due to the inability of the pancreas to function effectively.
Uncontrolled sugar level cans slowly over a period of time affect all the organs in the body such as eyes, heart, kidneys and nerves.
Certain foods and herbs are known to be very effective in the control of Type II Diabetes. Among them
- Fenugreek & clusterbeans,
- Bell peppers &tomato,
- Green tea,
- Leafy vegetables,
- Raw salads
- Oats and food rich in Omega 3 fatty acids such as
- Flax seeds are all known to help lower the blood sugar level.
The component of trigonellin being high in fenugreek, it is known to help reduce the elevated blood sugar level occurring after every meal.
Similarly the natural herb of Meshashringi (Gymnema Sylvestre)being rich in gymnemic acid is known to lower the urge of sugar craving in diabetics. Hence the ancient Hindu healers were right in calling the Meshashringi Herb as the “Sugar destroyer”.
The role of the Himalaya Meshashringi in the diabetes care and its benefits in reducing in the weight of the person along with the sugar level cannot be negated. Thus it is a well known weight loss herbal remedy for obese people having diabetes.
Each capsule of Meshashringi is prepared using nearly 250 mg of the herb of Meshashringi. The regular intake of the herbal capsule of Meshashringi helps to improve the functioning of the enzymes essential for sugar (glucose) absorption and utilization.
The importance of diet in managing diabetes has to be understood by every person who wants to manage his or her sugar level. Long gap between two meals is known to affect sugar level very badly.
Similarly when eating out, choosing food sensibly from the different options available becomes mandatory to control sugar level. This could be making a choice between white and brown bread, sugar and sugarless coffee or tea, low and high fat curd and many such options.
Diabetes may not be a completely curable disease but it can be managed effectively with sensible choices and medication. Regular exercise, eating frequent & small and sensible meals along with right medication is the only way to manage diabetes.