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Top Six Fruits for Diabetics

By: for Natural News on June 20, 2014
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It is essential for people who get diabetes to control it on time as diabetes may lead to long-term damages and cause many health issues, such as eye disease, heart disease, hearing loss, kidney disease and even skin problems. Study from American Diabetes Association found that till 2020 almost half of Americans will suffer from diabetes.

Knowing the normal signs of diabetes is the first step in combating it, people who are suffering from diabetes are easier to feel thirst, fatigue, need to urinate more often and may feel pain in the hands, legs or feet.

A healthy diabetes plan together with exercise, enough sleep plays a big role in treating diabetes, and fruits with high vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are effective at managing blood sugar to help those with diabetes. Check these top fruits for diabetics:

Guava
Guava has many characters which make it a good choice for people with diabetes:
-Guava has a high concentration of lycopene – an antioxidant that helpful in maintaining the blood sugar level
-Guava is rich in dietary fiber, which helps lower the risk of getting type 2 diabetes
-Guava contains high level of potassium, makes it does better at maintaining a healthy blood pressure

Eat one guava without the peel or drink a glass of guava juice daily can reduce the sugar absorption in the blood to help you control the blood sugar levels.

Cherries
This sweet fruit contains chemicals anthocyanins, which help to boost insulin to control your blood sugar levels. This chemical is found in lots of foods, including red grapes, vegetables, berries, wine and tea, while the biggest insulin effects are existed in cherries, such as strawberries and blueberries, the anthocyanins inside of them help lower blood sugar by increasing insulin production by 50% around.

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