Rule no #1- Clock your body. Make sure you eat your meals on time
Rule no #2- Eat small and frequent meals. Avoid long gaps
Rule no #3- Avoid food with high glycemic index and add more fibre and protein in your diet
Rule no #4- Exercise daily. 15 mins post meals ( after breakfast, lunch and dinner)walk for 10 mins
Rule no #5- Cut off sugar completely from your diet. Include magic leaf Stevia instead
Foods to be Avoided-
- Avoid refined carbs such as maida, processed foods, bakery items, table sugar, breakfast cereals, biscuits
- Avoid foods with high glycemic index such as potato, white rice, milk, custard apple, banana, chikoo, pineapple
Foods to be Included-
- Green leafy vegetables like spinach, methi, Moringa leaves. Vegetables like broccoli, bhindi, beans, cabbage, cauliflower, mushrooms, bell peppers, bottle guard, bitter guard
- Cinnamon and fenugreek have been used in alternative medicine for thousands of years. They have both been linked to blood sugar control
- Fruits to be included- guava, apple, pear, kiwi, oranges, plum, jamun
- Include fibre such as oats, oat bran, flaxseeds, sprouts, salads in your diet
- Good quality protein such as pulses, dal’s, eggs, nuts, seeds
Simple dietary changes, such as sticking to a low-carb, high-fiber diet and avoiding added sugars and refined grains, can help you avoid blood sugar spikes.
Exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking plenty of water can also have added benefits to your health beyond helping to control your blood sugar.
Stay healthy and blessed!