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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Food ingredients that are helpful in Diabetes

Food ingredients that are helpful in Diabetes
Turmeric Powder, Indian Gooseberry, Fenugreek and Curry leaves are some ingredients which are helpful not only in lowering ‘Blood sugar’ level and also act as anti-oxidants and prevent complications of Diabetes. Fenugreek being rich in fiber also helps relieve constipation, a common problem of the diabetic patient. The substance present in curry leaves- Rutin prevents damage to small blood vessels which are the major cause of concern in diabetes. Turmeric and Fenugreek also helps in maintaining a good lipid profile. Vegetables like Bitter gourd and Bimbi and Greens like Moringa leaves and Hibiscus sabdarifa –Gonkura are also helpful to a limited extent. Herbal tea with leaves of Bilwa can help in preventing frequent infection in diabetics and improve immunity

2 comments:

Ganesan.S said...

Very useful reading. This would help very many people. Kudos to CTMR for bringing it to the common public. The remedies suggested are easy to adopt and would prove helpful to many.

Murugan said...

Your effort to spread the medicinal properties of food ingredients is invaluable. And, I request you to please continue the good work.