, 2023-01-14 20:03:32,
Last Updated: January 15, 2023, 07:33 IST
Managing blood sugar levels these days is really difficult, especially with the kind of lifestyle that we lead. And it’s even more difficult if you have diabetes. While certain food items can spike blood sugar levels, some can help in controlling them. In fact, your diet plans and lifestyle changes play an important role in diabetes management. The food that you eat on a daily basis has a direct impact on your blood sugar. Someone who has diabetes is advised to stick to a diet rich in proteins, fibres, low-fat dairy and less processed carbs.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), here are the five best Indian foods to reduce blood sugar levels naturally:
Gooseberry or amla
Indian gooseberry or amla is a highly nutritious fruit that contains fibre, which may help you to control diabetes. Known for its immunity-boosting properties, amla is also high in chlorogenic acid which slows down the absorption of carbs and helps in diabetes management.
Millet or bajra
The fibre present in bajra or millet can help control blood sugar levels. The presence of digestible starch takes longer to convert into glucose. This manages sugar levels and provides sustained energy. It is also a…
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