Friday, 10 July 2009
3 FOOD THATCAN HELP PREVENT DIABETES
Diabetes:There are 2 types of diabetes
1) JUVENILE DIABETES: It is a longlife diesease that develop when the pancreas stop producing insulin ,a hormone that that let sugar move from the blood into the bood cells,where itcan be stored for energy or later use.If sugar cannot move from the blood into the blood cells the person blood sugar rises above a safe level and the cells cannot function properly.
It can develop in any age particularly in children and young adults,usually before the age of 30.Often symptons are noticed after an illness such as flu.Early signs may include
As blood sugar level rises more symptoms may develop
Fast and shallow breathing
Strong fruity odour
Loss of appetite
Try and keep the blood sugar level as close to normal as possible.This can be done by eating balanced diet,taking insulin injections and getting regular exercise.
2)Adult onset diabetes:It is a lifelong disease that affects the way your body uses food for energy.The disease develop when the cell of the body becomes resiistant to insulin or pancreas cannot make enough insulin which causes high blood sugar.
The extra sugar in your blood can lead to problems with your eyes ,heart,blood vessel,nerve and kidneys.Common symptons of diabetes are
Unusall weight loss
But in this level of diabetes the blood sugar level rises slowly so they may not have the symptoms in the early stage.People who suffer from this type of dieseas are usally overweight and physically less active .It is commonly found in over 40 years of age and nowadays found in children too.This can be prevented if the person focuss on keeping blood sugar ,cholestrol and blood pressure at safe levels.
1) VITAMIN C: A European study found out that people consuming more of vitamin c has the lowest incidence of diabetes.Fruits and veggies like oranges,strawberries and broccoli are the best sorces of vitamin c .
2) HERBS AND SPICES: Researchers from the univerity of georgia found out that herbs and spices could prevent inflammationassociated with diabeties .Cloves and cinnamon are examples.
3)EAT SOME BROWN RICE:A compound that help rice grow reduces nerve and blood vessel damage from diabetes.Soak the rice overnight which awakens the compound.
Its always best to read the manufacture instructions and consult your doctor before any intake.
Anything that you can contribute with the imformation to help diabetes would be appreciated .