Simple Traditional Methods For Treating Diabetes
Exercise and Diabetes
According to studies, being overweight and family history are likely to be the first factors in developing Diabetes Type 2.
Diabetes can be treated effectively through a combination of diet, exercise and supplementation. Regular exercise and a healthy diet are highly recommended to reduce the risks of developing Diabetes.
Exercise protects against the long term complications associated with Diabetes and helps control blood glucose levels. Regular exercise uses energy by burning glucose and helps the body maintain a healthy sugar level in the bloodstream.
Doing regular moderate exercise such as swimming, biking or aerobics is a great way to treat diabetes. People who walk - a daily 30 minute walk - are reportedly 40% less likely to have Diabetes than those that drive.
Check your blood glucose immediately before and after your workout. There will be variations, but on average there is a 1 to 2 point drop in blood sugar for every minute you exercise.
Diet and Diabetes
Avoid refined carbohydrates, refined sugar and products made with white flour, such as bread, pasta and biscuits, as these will flood your bloodstream with excess sugar.
With a very high risk in obese people; complex carbohydrates like whole grain bread, pastas, nuts, seeds, grains, fruits, lentils, beans and vegetables are recommended as a suitable healthy diet for diabetics.
Whole foods rich in fibre - which are soluable - and other nutritional factors help stabilise blood sugar levels in the body.
A huge cut on fatty intake reduces the risk because too much fat result in weight gain which exacerbates Diabetes and contributes to the risk of heart disease.
Herbal Methods To Treat Diabetes
• Take approx 250mg of the herb Ginseng twice a day for up to 6 weeks
Another herb cited as beneficial for Diabetes is the Gymnema Sylvestre know as the “Sugar Destroyer” by its Hindi name. This herb stimulates the body to produce more of its own insulin and helps decrease blood-sugar levels. By regenerating insulin it makes Beta Cells in the Pancreas.
• Take 200mg of the herb Gymnema twice a day
Some people with Diabetes can benefit from using Chromium if deficient of this mineral. Chromium helps to control the levels of sugar and insulin in the bloodstream.
• Take 200mcg of a Chromium supplement three times a day with meals
Natural Health Remedies To Treat Diabetes
Supplements that are high in vitamins and minerals are recommended for Diabetes.
Using these natural methods help new cells to build and repair effectively and improves the way the body utilises energy to help slow the progression of the Diabetes.