Diabetes remains a major cardiovascular risk factor even when compared to factors like advancing age, hypertension, smoking, etc.
World Diabetes Day: This year, World Diabetes Day falls amidst the ongoing global pandemic that has already affected millions of people across the globe.
While many medications are available to control diabetes, you can also manage it with simple dietary changes.
Although diabetics may have to remove breads from their diet, consuming dishes made from these whole grains may benefit them. Here are 5 recipes of desi flat breads made from whole grains.
Neem Tea for Diabetes: You may chew a few leaves as is or prepare a tea with the powdered neem leaves for several health benefits.
Diabetes Diet Tips: A number of whole grains are used abundantly in Indian kitchens and a popular whole grain that Indians have always used is bajra, which belongs to the family of millets.
The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has suggested that people with type-2 diabetes are at higher risk of severe troubles from COVID-19 infection.
Karela contains an insulin-like compound called Polypeptide-p (p-insulin) that is known to promote diabetes management.
International Women's Day: With COVID-19, the risk among diabetic women is even higher and it is imperative that a nutritious diet is consumed.
Studies have shown that people who eat a diet characterized by higher consumption of vegetables, fruit, and whole grains show a reduction in risk of diabetes.