Diabetes ranks as the fourth deadliest disease in the Philippines.

More than 57,000 Filipinos with diabetes die each year.

But it can be controlled and treated.

Conquer Your Diabetes has released a list of top 10 food to treat diabetes:

1. Oatmeal

Oatmeal takes time to digest making you release glucose into the bloodstream slower. Thus preventing spikes in your blood sugar levels.

2. Cinnamon

It contains Hydroxychalcone which stimulates insulin receptors on cells. This improves the body’s ability to absorb blood sugar.

3. Grapes

According to studies, grapes reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

4. Olive oil

It’s rich in monounsaturated fats which improves insulin sensitivity.

5. Beans

They stabilize blood sugar levels and suppress hunger.

6. Eggs

They are great for controlling blood sugar levels and losing weight because eggs are full on protein and low in calories.

7. Dairy

Milk has calcium, magnesium and Vitamin D making the body more sensitive to insulin.

8. Kale

It contains anti-inflammatory properties which is great for controlling blood sugar levels.

9. Fish

It helps to keep inflammation down to a minimum and is a much better option to fatty meats!

10. Cranberries

They contain Phytonutrients which help diabetics. They also lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

Diabetic or not, you can never go wrong with this list!

Top 10 Food To Treat Diabetes.

Posted by Conquer Your Diabetes on Friday, 6 October 2017

 

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