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Have diabetes? Here's a list of fruits to eat to stay fit

The glycemic load of an orange is about 5, a low number that indicates that only small rise in blood glucose.Be cautious don't consume orange juice.

Written by: India TV Lifestyle Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: April 18, 2018 18:27 IST ]

Have diabetes? Here're a list fruits to eat to stay fit

Due to the hectic lifestyles and routine people are becoming prone to diabetes in modern times. In order to stay healthy and lower the symptoms of this dreaded disease one need to increase the consumption of fruits in their diet. 

According to Mehar Rajput,  Nutritionist at FITPASS and Nutritionist and Wellness Expert at Oriflame India, Sonia Narang, here are few list of fruits which can help in curing the disease to much extent: 

Pomegranates: As per the experts, Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants thereby, it protects you from free-radicals and chronic diseases. It also helps in lowering the levels of bad cholesterol and resistance, which the body has against insulin.

Apple: Rich in hypoglycaemic, apple contains plenty of fibre which is an impeccable ingredient for a diabetic. It also contains the chemical Pectin, that has the capability of reducing blood sugar levels and the requirement of insulin in the body by almost 50%.

Berries: This fruit has the capability to transform glucose into energy, which reduces the increased glucose levels by a considerable amount. Further, they increase the release of insulin. Thus, it maintain the glucose levels in the body.

Guava: Guava with a low glycaemic index, guava is very rich in dietary fibre that helps ease constipation (a common diabetic complaint) and can lower the chance of developing type-2 diabetes. Guavas are also high in vitamin A and vitamin C.

Papaya: Papaya Natural antioxidants in papaya make it a great choice for diabetics. As diabetics are prone to many ailments, like heart or nerve damage caused by irregular blood sugar levels , the diet having papaya can obstruct future cell damage for a better and longer life span.

Jamun: Its leaves are good for diabetic patients. As it has anti-diabetic features. This helps to convert starch into energy and keep the blood sugar levels in check, it has low glycemic index. It reduces the symptoms of diabetes like frequent urination and thrusting.

Orange: The glycemic load of an orange is about 5, a low number that indicates that only small rise in blood glucose.Be cautious don't consume orange juice.

Amla: It has a good source of chromium which help in keeping the pancreas healthy, it also helps in managing blood sugar levels.

(With IANS Inputs)

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