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Salad selections: Identifying nutritious options for diabetics

Salad has numerous health benefits. However, diabetic patients ought to consume it for a number of reasons. Know why and how.

India TV Lifestyle Desk Edited By: India TV Lifestyle Desk New Delhi Published on: June 05, 2023 22:08 IST
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Benefits of eating salad: Our food is considered incomplete without salad. Whether salad is made of fruits or vegetables, eating it has its own advantages. Actually, when we eat salad, we consume whole and raw things. Due to this, the body gets many types of vitamins and minerals, which are very beneficial for health. But diabetic patients should eat more salad. Know why and how. 

The benefits of eating salad for people with diabetes are many. Actually, there is a good amount of roughage and fibre in the salad, which accelerate the sugar metabolism. They speed up the functioning of the pancreas and increase the production of the sugar-digesting insulin hormone. Apart from this, they also try to reduce the problem of constipation in people with diabetes and help maintain sugar balance.

Which salad is good for diabetes?

1. Green Salad 

Consumption of grain salad is most beneficial for sugar patients. All you have to do is prepare a salad of broccoli, carrot, radish, beetroot, cucumber, onion, coriander leaves, and chilli. Then consume it. In this, you can adopt two methods of eating salad: one half fried and the other raw.

2. Sprouts Salad 

Sprouts work for your health in many ways, as they contain fibre and protein. Along with increasing insulin, they balance hunger and keep metabolism right in people with diabetes. Soak gramme, moong, and fenugreek according to your choice, and then consume them by making sprout salad. So, if you have diabetes, then definitely have these two salads in your diet.

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