This day emphasizes maintaining a healthy lifestyle and providing education regarding diabetes. Diabetes is a health condition which is caused by high blood sugar level and because of that patients should follow a diet low in carbohydrates and calories. In fact ,regulating and controlling your diet can improve your body’s repose to insulin and help managing the ailment in the long run. Managing diabetes is all about making some adjustments in terms of what you eat ,how much you eat and when you eat.

According to the World Health Organisation(WHO) diabetes affects over 220 millions people globally and the consequences of high blood sugar kill 3.4 million every year. If such statistics were not scary enough, the WHO is predicting deaths to double to 2030…:( It is worth considering. Don’t you think?

Here are some superfoods that can help people  fight with  diabetes effectively:

Beetroot fight diabetes effectively . Beetroots are not only delicious and satisfying but also low on the carbohydrate content. They are also a rich source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytonutrients – all of which help in managing diabetes. When consumed the natural sugars in beetroot don’t get converted into glucose in the body too quickly which makes them good for diabetics. Beetroots are also high in a type of antioxidant called lipoic acid which protects your cells from the damage caused by aging.

Turmeric is considered to be a great Ayurvedic superfood for diabetes. It can be an effective herbal way to control blood sugar. It regulates the functions of the pancreas and balances the insulin levels in the body. Turmeric is one of the best studied plants with antidiabetic effects. This Indian spice can even prevent type 2 diabetes – one of the most common diseases in the world. This was proved by scientists whose article appeared in the “International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism”.

Kale has plenty of minerals, vitamins, calcium and fiber. inhibits the increase in blood sugar levels. One cup of kale contains about 2.6 g of fiber. Studies have shown that people with type 1 diabetes who follow a diet rich in fiber have lower blood glucose levels, while patients with type 2 diabetes have more stable levels of sugar, lipids and insulin. Additionally, this plant contains an antioxidant called alpha-lipoic acid, which lowers glucose, increases insulin sensitivity, and prevents the effects of oxidative stress.

Lucuma is a powder obtained from the fruits of Pouteria lucuma. The plant is native to South America, it can be found in the vicinity of the Andes. It is called Inca gold, as well as Peruvian sweetener. Lucuma provides valuable complex carbohydrates. Its main advantage is great taste (compared to candied sweet potatoes) and low glycemic index (2 grams, for comparison sugar has 11 grams), which is why it is an almost ideal alternative to sugar and is indicated for diabetics and people who care about a slim figure.

Maqui berries may also exert an anti-diabetic effect. Researchers at Rutgers University found that an anthocyanin formula made from the maqui berries had a beneficial impact on glucose tolerance and blood sugar levels in obese mice with hyperglycemia. Anthocyanins from maqui berries have also demonstrated the ability to increase glucose uptake in insulin sensitive muscle cells.

Biowen are organic products to support your diet.

They are CERTIFIED ORGANIC EU Organic and are suitable for vegans and vegetarians.

Supplements are in powder form and contain a scoop, thanks to which you can easily measure the right portion.

In our store you will find superfoods such as:

  • Bio Turmeric
  • Bio Maqui
  • Bio Lucuma
  • Bio Kale
  • Bio Beetroot

and many more organic products :    Superfoods – Health Priority Store

Let’s try it 🙂