Diabetes Diet: 5 Summer Drinks To Manage Diabetes

May 12, 2022 09:10 IST
In summers, we all crave something chilled. Here we bring you some delicious summer drinks to try out if you are a diabetic.
  • Diabetes Diet: 5 Summer Drinks To Manage Diabetes

    The summer season necessitates all things cold and delectable. You could consume anything like coolers, juices, and other beverages. However, these beverages are not suitable for everyone, particularly diabetics. Diabetes patients are always advised to eat a low-GI diet to reduce blood sugar fluctuations. Today, we've compiled a list of Indian summer drink recipes that can keep you cool while also helping you manage diabetes.
  • Lemon and ginger water

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    Ginger can help with long-term blood sugar control and reduce the negative effects of diabetes. Combine lemon juice and grated or shredded ginger in a glass of water.
  • Sattu Cooler

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    Sattu is a traditional East Indian dish made primarily of chickpea flour. Sattu sharbat contains sattu, lemon juice, roasted cumin powder, mint leaves, and black salt. It's incredibly hydrating and protein-rich.
  • Barley Water

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    Barley, also known as jau, is high in soluble fibre; it is a good choice for diabetics. Diabetics will benefit from it because it helps to maintain blood glucose levels. To get the best benefits, make sure you drink unsweetened barley water.
  • Karela Juice

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    Another summertime favourite is karela, or bitter gourd, which contains an insulin-like molecule called Polypeptide-p or p-insulin. This helps to naturally combat diabetes symptoms. Since karela juice is bitter, it can be mixed with apples.
  • Coconut Water

    Coconut water is 94 percent water and contains relatively few calories. Coconut water contains potassium, vitamin B, electrolytes, amino acids, enzymes, and various plant hormones, beneficial for diabetics.
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