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5 Important Tips For A Healthy Diabetics Diet









Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by high blood sugar caused by damage of pancreatic cells that secrete the insulin hormone responsible for regulating blood sugar,  and converting sugar to energy for the benefit of the cells of the body.
 If blood sugar levels are not controlled, the patient Is exposed to many serious complications such as high blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases , kidney diseases , visual problems , and many other complications. Diabetic patients are advised to follow a healthy diet and to healthy habits appropriate for diabetics. It is recommended to focus on food rich in dietary fibers and to reduce as much as possible foods rich in carbohydrates with high glycemic index, because it raises blood sugar levels directly after meals . On the other hand , with foods with low glycemic index, it takes time for the blood sugar levels to rise and therefore there will be a better chance to control the blood sugar. 

Diabetics are advised to follow a diet that focuses on the consumption of a good amount of fibers which can be found in vegetables and Fruits, and the reduction of sugar and fats, especially saturated fats, and the goal of the diet is to regulate the secretion of insulin to control the level of sugar in the blood, and must first determine the nutritional needs of the diabetic and the amount of calories to be addressed .

A Healthy Diet For Diabetics :

A diabetic should consider the following when following a diet :
1- A healthy diet for the diabetics should contain the whole food groups, taking into account the amount of calories required , which is determined by blood sugar tests and the weight of the patient. It also concentrates on foods that contain high fiber, because it helps reduce the level of sugar in the blood and reduce the absorption of fat, because it works on the packaging of carbohydrates and fats in the stomach and prevent their absorption, and thus help to alleviate the problems of constipation suffered by a large number of patients, Bran, brown rice and legumes are fiber-rich foods.
2- Reduce the intake of foods containing saturated fats, such as red meat and replace them with fish, poultry and nuts you can also use olive oil in cooking instead of butter, and roasting instead of oil frying, and remove fat from meat and poultry before cooking. Eat low-fat dairy products as a substitute for whole-fat dairy. This system must be used as a daily, permanent and continuous routine.

3- Diabetics should avoid eating sweets and foods containing sugar, drinking soft drinks and sugar-containing juices as they contribute to the elevation of blood sugar levels very rapidly . Reduce salt in food and avoid consumption of canned food because it contains a large amount of salt, which contributes to the raising of blood pressure, which is originally a complication of diabetes.
4- Regular exercise is extremely  beneficial for heart health and helps in weight loss and lowering blood sugar levels.

5- Also don’t forget to : drink enough water and to Chew your food well, so the body can benefit more.

A Healthy Balanced Breakfast For Diabetics









Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases around the world, the number of diabetic patients by the present time is about 195 million , and by the year 2025 it is estimated to be up to 330 million , this large numbers of people with diabetes constitute a significant financial burden To governments in different countries of the world, especially developing countries. To alleviate this, we must always raise the awareness about the dangers of diabetes and its complications. 
People should be more aware about themselves and of how to prevent themselves from getting the disease . Although diabetes is widespread among people, some people are unaware of the nature of the disease.
 Diabetes can be defined as a range of metabolic-related diseases, resulting in high blood sugar levels due to decreased insulin secretion, or to the decreased response of cells to insulin , and if the level of sugar rise in the blood chronically, this will expose the human to dysfunction and failure in some parts of the body, such as the heart, arteries, nerves, eyes and kidneys.

There are certain factors that increase the chance of getting diabetes, most notably: 
- Age : getting old may be one of the factors that increase the chance of diabetes. 
- Obesity: and a large increase in weight.
- Lack of mobility and exercise, besides eating unhealthy foods.

The previous factors notes that diet plays a major role in the incidence of diabetes, Eating unhealthy foods and not following any  healthy diet will increase the risk of developing the disease, while on the other hand, following a healthy diet that provides the body with all the necessary elements in sufficient quantities , and practicing good healthy habits will help significantly in controlling the level of sugar in the blood. 
Following a healthy diet will also insure that the patient stays within the ideal weight, which will help the patient significantly to adjust the levels of sugar in the blood, but in some cases, the patient may need to take medications to control his blood sugar . 
Patients with diabetes are always advised to eat onions, garlic, thermos, cabbage and broccoli, because these foods have an active role in the burning of blood sugar. 
These patients must also avoid all unhealthy fatty foods, meat , foods and beverages sweetened, and too salty foods, because work on Increasing the sugar level significantly. There is no doubt that eating meals regularly and not missing any of them is also very important, especially breakfast, which is considered the most important meal of the daily meals, but for diabetics they have the meal special and healthy breakfast, which is represented by eating one loaf of brown bread, which It can be eaten with the following foods: one egg boiled and fresh. A box of yoghurt or yogurt. The diabetic jam : two tablespoons. Sliced cucumbers and tomatoes. It is recommended that one warm drinks like tea or coffee but without adding sugar to it.

How to Diagnose Diabetes





Diabetic diabetes is a disease that affects the human body, resulting from high blood sugar, low walls of insulin and the difficulty in organizing the work, where insulin works to regulate the proportion of glugose in the blood, and allow glucose to enter the middle of the cells and even outside. When the walls of insulin, Allow the glucose to pass between the cells, and thus does not turn glucose into energy; and here the body gets harmful diabetes. Insulin also helps to increase the building process, such as cell growth, fat storage and protein synthesis. It is responsible for converting metabolism from demolition to construction and vice versa. If insulin is weak, the body will not absorb glucose properly from the cells of the body. Diabetes is one of the most serious diseases on the human body, such as affecting the nerves and blood vessels, and the occurrence of complications such as heart disease and stroke or stroke, and inflammation of the gums, and may sometimes lead to the amputation of the infected organ such as sugar feet.

The symptoms of diabetes increase the number of urination, high pressure of aging, and also feel the person suffering from increased thirst to compensate for the amount of lost from the body through urination, fatigue and extreme fatigue, weight loss, slow healing wounds, and the proportion of symptoms as low as the concentration of sugar in Blood, and also affects the focus of the eye and confusion of vision. Diagnosis of diabetes Information about the patient's health status and family history is provided where heredity plays a major role in the transmission of the disease. The blood sugar is then diagnosed by three steps: after fasting for 8 hours, glucose is calculated, which is the commonly used test. If the ratio is more than 126 mg / dl, it indicates the presence of diabetes in the blood. Calculation of blood glucose after two hours of patient intake 75 grams of sugar, this method is used in case the result in the first test is negative. Glucose is checked at random screening of 200 mg / dL. The results of the examination of diabetes and the results that indicate that the person is healthy, including: If the glucose after fasting if less than 100 mg / dl, it was said to be a healthy person from diabetes, but in the case of more than 100 mg / dl that there is Introductions to sugar in the human body.
 May God heal you from all diseases.

Benifits You never Knew About Cinnamon For Diabetics



Diabetes is one of the most common diseases around the world. The percentage of adults with diabetes is about 25% of the world's population. This disease is a part of the metabolic syndrome which consists of high blood sugar, high blood pressure and high fat Triglycerides and cholesterol, which is of low density. There are two types of diabetes, the first type: diabetes type (l) , which occurs before the age of thirty and is the result of attacking of the immune system to the pancreas, which leads to damage of cells and inability to produce insulin, thus it occurs  as a result of lack of insulin hormone and noteworthy Insulin is the hormone responsible for lowering blood sugar. The prevalence of this type is between 5-10%. 
Type II:  most prevalent where the prevalence rate between 90 - 95% and it occis in people who are 40 years and above and the disease is due to the inability of insulin to perform its function as a result of resistance of the body cells to insulin , and this leads to the secretion of excess amounts of insulin and Within a long period of about 8-10 years, this will lead to pancreatic failure. 
Cinnamon: Cinnamon is a bark of a brown-colored tree that is either used as chopsticks or grinded and it may also be used as a grated cinnamon.
Cinnamon and Diabetes Treatment:
Cinnamon has been proven to be effective in controlling blood sugar levels and regulating the insulin hormone. Scientists have analyzed the substances inside cinnamon and found that there is an active substance in cinnamon that activates cells which have stopped responding to insulin.
How to use cinnamon for diabetics:
- Diabetic patients can use cinnamon in their daily diet they can boil cinnamon sticks with hot water and leave the soaked cinnamon for ten minutes and then drink it . 
- Crushed cinnamon can also be added to coffee or tea and sprinkled on a cup of tea or coffee.
- Cinnamon can be sprinkled with breakfast cereals. 
- Cinnamon can also be added as a flavor to food as it is characterized by its distinctive flavor and flavor.