12 Healthy Ways to Lower Your Blood Sugar

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4. Combine Your Macronutrients

The human requires many different kinds of nutrients that are broadly classified as macro-nutrients and micro nutrients. Many of the diet plans people follow are merely concentrating on any one of the nutrients mainly macro-nutrients. However, according to the experts this is not a wise approach. Albeit, macro-nutrients such as protein are essential. But are solely relying upon them to fulfill all the needs of the body is not a smart decision. A balanced combination of these macro-nutrients can bring fruitful results. Like a balanced proportion of proteins, carbs and fats will help the body regulate as their combination is just perfect to control blood sugar levels.

 

Proteins or fats acts as blood buffers by slowing down the digestion process and lowering blood sugar content. In case of type 1 diabetes a sudden surge in the blood glucose levels is followed by a drastic drop. However if this sugar intake is accompanied with proteins and fats this fluctuation can be prevented. Like for example the next time you go for eating a fruit (source of carbs) pair it with a proteinaceous egg and some chicken or maybe some avocado as source of good fats.

 

5. Go for Whole Fruit over Juice

“juice your veggies and eat your fruits” an oft repeated phrase. It is recommended to us by many health experts while we aim to follow a proper balanced diet. Such an expert Wylie-Rosett says that when you take juices of fruits, we consume more carbs instead of the times we eat the whole fruits. Like for example in each 8 ounces of the juice a gram of sugar is there in comparison to a whole fruit has 4g of sugar In it. Its good to drink juice at times. But replacing the fruits with them is not wise enough and also its quantity should also be carefully watched.

 

6. Walk After Meals

As mentioned above walk can be very effective in the course of maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Its importance can be scarcely neglected soon after the meals and specially those which are rich in carbohydrate. Soon after the grab your walk shoes put them on and stroll.

The research published in the journal “Diabetologia” suggests that those who walk approximately for 10 minutes after each meal have comparatively lower blood sugar concentration averagely calculated as 12% in contrast to those who hardy walked a block in a day. The sole purpose is to stay active for some after the meal instead of getting into bed soon after the food. Activity improves the effectivity for insulin in the blood. For those who can’t go for strolling soon after meals due to some engagement are recommended to engage themselves in some activity involving the use of body sugars. So that the walking part could be compensated.

 

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