Food habits play an important role in controlling the blood sugar levels. A simple change in our life style can very well control or prevent diabetes. Here is a list of food items which can help in controlling diabetes.
Brown Rice: Studies have suggested that replacing all white rice with brown rice reduces diabetes risk by 16%.
We all have heard that brown rice is better than white rice. But what makes brown rice more special than white rice? Let’s find out!
White rice is created by removing the bran and germ portions of brown rice. As a result of the refining process there is a significant loss of fiber, vitamins, magnesium and other minerals, lignans, phytoestrogens, and phytic acid, many of which may be protective factors for diabetes risk. Brown rice has more fiber contents than white rice. Continue Reading
Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar (glucose) levels that result from defects in insulin secretion, or its action, or both. Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes (as it will be in this article) was first identified as a disease associated with “sweet urine,” and excessive muscle loss in the ancient world. Elevated levels of blood glucose (hyperglycemia) lead to spillage of glucose into the urine, hence the term sweet urine.
Normally, blood glucose levels are tightly controlled by insulin, Continue Reading