Top 10 Vegetables For Diabetes Patients

[Music] healthy eating with regular exercise is one of the best ways to manage diabetes hello everyone welcome to G next group today in this video we are going to tell you about top 10 vegetables that can control your diabetes or even reverse our diabetes for this list we pick the top 10 super nutritious veggies and rank these veggies on the basis of their nutritional content and glycemic index value which is your number that gives you an idea about how far to a body converts the carbohydrates in a food into glucose they're smaller the number the less impact the food has on your blood sugar number 10 asparagus asparagus is a very popular vegetable in the world and is well known for its unique savory taste it is a good source of folate vitamin K iron and fiber scientists have found regular intake of asparagus keeps blood sugar levels under control and boost the body's production of insulin the hormone that helps it to absorb glucose increased fiber intake has also been shown to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels improve insulin sensitivity and enhance weight loss in people with obesity to enjoy the health benefits of asparagus you can add this vegetable in your salads Hornets and other disease number 9 green beans green beans are delicious and nutritious vegetable choice for people with diabetes because these beans are low in carbohydrates low in glycemic index and glycemic load and considered as a great food for both preventing and managing diabetes they are high in several vitamins minerals and phytonutrients they are a great source of vitamin A vitamin C vitamin K iron chlorophyll fiber and folic acid they also contain phenolic compounds and flavonoids both of which reduce risk of diabetes and obesity antioxidants in green beans help protect against free radical damage which occurs at a higher rate in diabetes therefore people with diabetes are advised to include green beans into their daily diet plan green beans can be simply cooked and served as a side dish or added into our salads or soups and used as a key ingredient in many dishes number eight the spinach spinach is considered as a superfood for people who type 1 and type 2 diabetes because of its high fiber lutein folate iron and calcium content spinach is very low in calories and carbohydrates which means it does not have much effect on your blood sugar levels because foods that are high in carbohydrates cause blood glucose levels to rise so you must restrict your carbohydrate intake in order to control it will pose a spinach low calories content is a major benefit to persons with diabetes because losing just 5 to 10 percent of your body weight can help improve your blood glucose levels as well as your blood pressure and cholesterol therefore to enjoy the maximum health benefits of this dark green leafy vegetable you should include spinach in your daily diet plan you can consume spinach by making its delicious soups or by making a spinach erisa vegetable and by drinking a glass full of his spinach juice number several onions onions are a low-calorie vegetable to include in your diabetic diet they contain high amounts of fiber iron potassium vitamin C and various essential micronutrients called flavonoids corseting a flavonoid antioxidants that's highly concentrated in onions has been shown to reduce symptoms of diabetes in an october 2010 a study published in the journal Environmental Health insights suggested that consumption of fresh onions may reduce blood glucose levels among type 1 and type 2 diabetics therefore including onions in your diabetic type may be an excellent food choice to control blood sugar level [Music] number six tomatoes tomatoes are an excellent vegetable fruit choice for diabetes patients because tomatoes are low in calories and carbohydrates which help diabetics to maintain healthy weight tomatoes are also a good source of potassium manganese vitamin C vitamin K and lycopene which is a powerful antioxidant and may reduce the risk of cancer heart disease and macular degeneration as per 2011 a study published in international journal of food science and nutrition it was found at 200 grams of raw tomato each day reduce blood pressure and people had type 2 diabetes researchers concluded tomato consumption might have reduced cardiovascular risk that's associated with type 2 diabetes therefore people with or at risk of diabetes should include tomatoes in their daily meal plan just choose fresh tomatoes and cut them up in a small pieces and add them to your salads or prepare it soups or use them as an ingredient into your variety of vegetable disease number five cabbage cabbage is extremely nutritious vegetable to include in a diabetic diet because it is an excellent source of vitamin K C and b6 and is a very good source of manganese fiber potassium vitamin b1 folate and copper it is very low in calories and carbohydrates and is also low on the glycemic index cabbage also has a lot of antioxidant and anti-aging properties that make it a medicine for diabetes as for scientific study done in 2008 on diabetic rats it was discovered that all the weights which were fed red cabbage for 60 days has lower blood glucose levels lost weight and had restored renal function the research findings were published in the evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine scientists believe that it's the antioxidant and Antichrist Simek properties which help with diabetes therefore diabetics are recommended to include cabbage into their daily diet you can include cabbage in your diet by heading it to your salads soups or by preparing its vegetable produce number for okra okra commonly known as lady's fingers is a nutritious food choice for people with or at risk of diabetes it is low in calories and high in dietary fiber and many senses vitamins minerals and other nutrients that provide many health benefits and can be used for treating diabetes lowering cholesterol and boosting the immune system increased dietary fiber intake has been shown to promote better glycemic control and improve insulin sensitivity many people who diabetes have reported decreasing blood sugar levels after soaking cut-up okra pieces in a water overnight and then drinking the juice in the morning in Turkey roasted okra seeds have been used as a traditional diabetes medicine for generations therefore by including okra in your daily diet along with the healthy exercise routine you may be able to control blood sugar level effectively number three can Kell is a diabetes superfood because it is naturally low in calories and carbohydrates and high in fiber vitamin C vitamin K vitamin A beta carotene G agent in a lutein it is also a good source of calcium potassium vitamin b6 iron and copper the studies have shown that a high in type of fiber may lower blood glucose levels in people with type 1 diabetes those with type 2 diabetes may see improved blood sugar lipids and insulin levels diets rich in carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin may have to support eye health which is the important risk factor for people who suffer from diabetes Kell also contains an antioxidant known as alpha lipoic acid which can help lower glucose levels increase insulin sensitivity and prevent oxidative stress induced changes in patients with diabetes therefore it is recommended to include kelly in our diabetes diet plan it can be consumed raw in salads or on sandwiches and can be added to your delicious soups and stir-fry dishes number 2 broccoli broccoli is a wonderful vegetable to include in your diabetic diet plan because while it is very low in calories it is extremely rich in many essential vitamins minerals phytochemicals and antioxidants it is a good source of fiber folate potassium vitamin K and vitamin C one of broccolis most powerful compounds is the phytochemicals sulforaphane as well latest research done from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden reported that a chemical found in broccoli sprouts called sulfur - reduce blood glucose levels in people who type 2 diabetes by a magnitude similar to that of metformin a prescription diabetes medication all this makes broccoli a perfect food choice for people who were trying to lose weight and control type-2 diabetes therefore diabetics should include broccoli into their daily diet plan number 1 bitter melon bittergourd also known as bitter melon is a wonderful vegetable fruit for diabetes patients because it contains three anti-diabetic substances known as Charenton machine and an insulin like compound known as polypeptide P these substances either work individually or together to help reduce blood sugar levels it is also known that bitter melon contains a lactam that reduces blood glucose concentration by acting on peripheral tissues and suppressing appetite similar to the effects of insulin in the brain several clinical studies have been conducted to evaluate the efficacy of bitter melon in the treatment of diabetes in January 2011 the results of a four-week clinical trial were published in the Journal of ethnic pharmacology which showed that a 200 milligram daily dose of bitter melon significantly reduced blood glucose levels among patients with type 2 diabetes if you are thinking of adding bitter melon to your diet makes you limit yourself to no more than two ounces of bitter melons or more than two melons a day as excessive consumption can cause mild abdominal pain or diarrhea thanks for watching to watch more videos like this subscribe to our YouTube channel G next group [Music]