Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Top 10 fruits for diabetics

According to various guidelines laid down by nutritionist and medical institutions, at least 4-5 servings of fruits needs to be consumed daily by every individual. Here it is - a list of top 10 fruits for diabetics...

Kiwi: Many researchers have shown a positive correlation between kiwi consumption and lowering of blood sugar level .

Black jamun: Undoubtedly, this is one of the best fruits for diabetics. It is known to improve blood sugar control. Seeds of these fruit can be powdered and consumed by patients to control diabetes.

Starfruit: Similar to jamuns, starfruits are good for diabics too as they help improve blood sugar control. But caution needs to be exercised in case the person has diabetes nephropathy.

Guava: Guava controls diabetes and it is good for constipation. Guavas are high in vitamin A and vitamin C and contain high amounts of dietary fiber. This fruit has a reasonably low GI.

Pineapples: Good for diabetics, pineapples also benefit the body as they are rich in anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. 

Papaya: They are good for diabetics because they are rich in vitamin and other minerals.

Oranges: These citrus fruits can be consumed on a daily basis by diabetics, as they are rich in vitamin C. 

Watermelon: Although watermelons have a high GI value, their glycemic load is low, making them good fruits for diabetes patients. However, consume in moderation.

Pomegranate: These tiny red rubies help diabetic people improve their blood sugar statistics.

Jackfruit: Jackfruit contains vitamin A, vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, potassium, iron, manganese and magnesium among many other nutrients. Good for diabetes as they improve insulin resistance.

No comments:

Post a Comment