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Diabetes

Diabetes can troubled the balance between LDL and HDL cholesterol stages. Definitely People with diabetes tend to have LDL elements that stick to veins and destruction blood vessel wall. Its mellitus mentions to a group of diseases that affect how human body uses blood sugar (glucose).

Too much sugar in human blood can lead to serious health problems. There two types of Diabetes such as –

  • Classified as diabetes is that when human blood sugar levels are higher than normal
  • Gestational diabetes is that which happens during pregnancy but may resolve after the baby is delivered.

Symptoms of Diabetes

Early-stage diabetes rarely causes any symptoms. Depending symptoms of Diabetes vary on how much blood sugar is raised up. Some of symptoms such as –

Signs and symptoms of diabetes may include:

  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Increased thirst
  • Numerous urination
  • Dangerous hunger
  • Attendance of ketones in the urine
  • Irritability
  • Weakness
  • Blurred vision
  • Slow-healing sores
  • Common infections, such as resins or covering infections and vaginal infections

Risks Factors

Your risk for type 2 diabetes increases if –

  • 45 or older,
  • Overweight,
  • have a parent or sibling with the condition,
  • aren’t physically active,
  • high cholesterol,
  • Have high blood pressure, or high triglycerides

Gestational diabetes

Your risk for gestational diabetes increases if you:

  • are over age 25,
  • Overweight,
  • have given birth to a baby weighing more than 9 pounds,
  • had gestational diabetes during a past pregnancy,
  • have a family history of type 2 diabetes.

Medicines

Not guarantee but sometimes certain medicines can harm beta cells or interrupt the way insulin works.

  • Niacin, a type of vitamin B3
  • Certain types of diuretics, also called water pills
  • Psychiatric drugs
  • Anti-seizure drugs
  • Pentamidine, a drug used to treat a type of pneumonia External link
  • Drugs to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV NIH external link)

 

Anti-rejection medicines, used to help stop the body from rejecting a transplanted organ

Prevention

Studies shows that, type 1 diabetes cannot be prevented. The environmental triggers that are thought to generate the process that results in the demolition of the body’s insulin-producing cells are still under investigation.

While there are a number of factors that influence the development of type 2 diabetes, it is apparent that the most influential are lifestyle activities commonly related with urbanization. These include consumption of unhealthy foods and inactive lifestyles. Studies from different parts of the world have shown that lifestyle modification with physical activity and healthy diet can prevent the arrival of type 2 diabetes.

But still healthy diet and disciplined lifestyle can control the type 1 diabetes too.

  • Cut Sugar and Refined Carbs from Your diet to reduce the risk of becoming a diabetic. Eating foods high in refined carbs and sugar increases blood sugar and insulin levels, which may lead to diabetes over time. Avoiding these foods may help reduce your risk.
  • Exercise is very important for the prevention of diabetes. Performing physical activity on a regular basis can increase insulin secretion and sensitivity, which may help prevent the progression from pre-diabetes to diabetes.
  • We must maintain a healthy weight too. Carrying excess weight, particularly in the abdominal area, increases the likelihood of developing diabetes. Losing weight may significantly reduce the risk of diabetes.
  • Healthy diet is the most important part to prevent any disease including diabetes. Foods that contain good amount of fiber but low in carbs are good for health. We have to eat plenty of fruits and vegetable that contains antioxidant, vitamins, essential minerals and high in fiber. Nutrient dense green vegetables like leafy greens, cruciferous vegetables, and other green vegetables are the most important foods to emphasis on for diabetes prevention and reversal. Higher green vegetable consumption is associated with lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and among diabetics, higher green vegetable intake is associated with lower HbA1c levels. Few nuts and seeds are extremely beneficial for the prevention of diabetes. Low in glycemic load, nuts and seeds promote weight loss, and have anti-inflammatory effects that may prevent the development of insulin resistance.
  • Regular consumption of foods like Chia Seed, Gooseberries/Amalaki, Black Plum, Mushroom, Flax Seed, Pumpkin, Papaya, Almonds, Centella Asiatica/ Thankuni, Basil Seeds, Ashwagandha, Black Seed or black cumin, Garlic, Ginger, Pistachios, Malabar Spinach, Cauliflower, Bitter gourd, Green tea, Spinach, Broccoli, Raw turmeric, Walnuts, Triphala, basil leaf, Guava, Bitter Stick (চিরতা) , Moringa leaf, Fenugreek seed , Peanuts, etc. can help to reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes and also can control the type-1 diabetes.

There are a few foods we should consume regularly besides our regular meals to prevent diabetes:

Chia Seed

Chia Seeds (চিয়া বীজ) are very good sources of fiber and omega-3 fats, along with a number of other nutrients. Chia seeds are extremely rich in fiber, antioxidants and several other nutrients which make them highly nutritious for daily consumption.  “1 ounce (28 gm.) of Chia seeds ( চিয়া বীজ) contains:” Calories: 137 Fiber: 10.6 grams Protein: 4.4 grams […]

Gooseberries/Amalaki(Amla):

Gooseberries /Amalaki (Amla): The Amalaki or Indian gooseberry, commonly known as Amla in Asian sub-continent. Amla is undoubtedly a powerhouse of nutrients. Amla literally means “sour’’ but Amalaki is a great combination of sourness, bitterness and sweetness. Amalaki is a natural remedy long used in Ayurveda. Amalaki contains a number of substances thought to enhance […]

Chives

Chives are part of the allium family of vegetables and herbs. This family also includes garlic, scallions, onions, etc. In the Asian subcontinent, we commonly eat the onion or garlic chives. Commonly, Chives come in two types – onion chives (the most common chives) and Chinese chives (called garlic chives). While onion chives have hollow […]

Black Plum

Black plums are actually olive-sized fruit dark purple in color and has a juicy, sour taste. Black Plumps are extremely versatile too – you can turn them into jams, milkshakes, juices, or simply add them to vegetable or fruit salads or can be eaten with chilly powder and salt mix. Black Plum is a Powerful […]

Flax Seed

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Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a type of squash that belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. It is mainly a winter vegetable but can be grown throughout the year. It is rich in fiber, tastes slightly sweet and has a juicy texture with a great taste. Pumpkin is bright orange inside and its seeds are equally healthy like the […]

Papaya Fruit

Papaya is a fruit that can eat as a vegetable when it is green and it becomes a tasty, juicy fruit when it became soft tender and orange inside. Papaya is deliciously sweet with musky undertones and a soft, butter-like consistency; it is no wonder the papaya is reputably called the “fruit of the angels”. […]

Almonds

Almonds are among the world’s most popular tree nuts. They are highly nutritious and rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Almonds can be consumed on their own, raw, or toasted; they are available sliced, flaked, slivered, as flour, oil, butter, or almond milk. 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of almonds contains:   Fiber:5 grams Protein: […]

Centella Asiatica/ Thankuni

Thankuni or Centella Asiatica is known as the Longevity Herb for its numerous health benefits. Centella Asiatica, also known as Gotu kola, remains an important part of Ayurveda practice. Known for its rejuvenating properties, Centella Asiatica has other beneficial effects on the body and mind.   Health Benefits: Centella Asiatica Prevents Nervous Disorders. Thankuni has […]

Basil Seeds

Basil seeds are extracted from the seeds of Ocium sanctum (Basil) plant which is black in color. The health benefits of basil seeds are numerous. They look similar to sesame seeds but are black. The type that you eat typically comes from sweet basil plants; which is the plant commonly used to season foods. It […]

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha (অশ্বগন্ধা) is a plant. The root and berry are used to make medicine. Ashwagandha is used for arthritis, anxiety, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), trouble sleeping (insomnia), tumors, tuberculosis, asthma, bronchitis, menstrual problems, hiccups, and chronic liver disease. It is also used to reduce the side effects of medications […]

Black Seed/ Black Cumin/ Black seed oil

Black seed is a famous seed that also considers as masala for cooking. People around the world have used black seed (কালজিরা) for making medicine for over thousands of years. Black seeds are using for the treatment of headaches, toothache, asthma, arthritis, and diabetes from ancient times. Today, the black seed is most commonly used […]

Garlic

Garlic is an herb or masala that is grown around the world but it is a very famous masala among the Asian countries.Garlic is  commonly used for the health conditions related to the heart and blood system. These health conditions also include high blood pressure, high levels of cholesterol or other fats  in the blood […]

Ginger

Ginger is among the healthiest and one of the most delicious spices on the planet. It is actually a special type of root that grows under the soil. We use ginger in many dishes every day. It is over loaded with nutrients and bio active compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain. […]

Pistachios

Pistachios are the type of nut that comes from a deciduous tree believed to have originated from Central Asia. Although most consider them a nut, pistachios are seeds from the pistachio tree. Pistachio nuts are not only tasty and fun to eat but also super healthy. It contains healthy fats and are a good source […]

Malabar Spinach

Malabar spinach is a popular tropical leafy-green vegetable. Malabar Spinach have some antioxidant properties and contains many vitamins & minerals. It contains vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium and, iron. The plant is low in calories and also has a high amount of protein in relation to its weight. Malabar Spinach is also a great source […]

Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that is naturally high in fiber and B-vitamins. Cauliflower is an extremely healthy vegetable that’s a significant source of nutrients. It also contains unique plant compounds that may reduce the risk of several diseases, including heart disease and cancer. Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable that looks like a white version […]

Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd is a vegetable that is relished for its benefits and hated for its bitter taste. It is an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, and B3, C, magnesium, folate, zinc, phosphorus, manganese, and has high dietary fiber. It is rich in iron and contains twice the beta-carotene of broccoli, twice the calcium of […]

Green Tea

Green tea is a popular beverage consumed worldwide. In recent years, it has also gained popularity as a health drink. Green tea is made from non-oxidized leaves and is one of the less processed types of tea. It therefore contains the most antioxidants and beneficial polyphenols. Green tea contains a number of bio active compounds […]

Spinach

Spinach is a superfood. It is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package. Spinach is a leafy green vegetable that originated in Persia. The dark green color of spinach leaves specifies they contain high levels of chlorophyll and health-promoting carotenoids (beta carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin). These phytochemicals have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancerous properties and […]

Broccoli

When it comes to great-tasting nutrition, broccoli is an all-star food with many health benefits. While low in calories, broccoli is rich in essential vitamins and minerals, in addition to fiber. Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, which includes kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok-choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga, and turnips. If you are trying […]

Raw Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color. But this masala or spice does contain mixtures with medicinal properties. Turmeric contains curcumin, an element with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. 1 tablespoon (tbsp.) of turmeric powder contains: 29 calories 0.91 grams (g) of protein 0.31 g of fat 6.31 g of carbohydrates 2.1 g of […]

Walnut

Walnuts have been a beloved food for thousands of years. They grow in a bronzed shell about the size of a golf ball with a seam around the center. Torn apart the shell at the seam, and inside you will find the bumpy, golden brown nut. Walnut skin sometimes has a slightly bitter flavor, but […]

Triphala

Triphala has been used in traditional Ayurveda medicine since ancient times as a multi-purpose treatment for symptoms ranging from stomach sicknesses to dental cavities. ‘’Triphala” literally meaning “three fruits”.  The Three fruits are Amalaki (Indian gooseberry), Bibhitaki, and Haritaki.   Health benefits: Triphala contains a number of antioxidants that perform protective functions in the body. […]

Basil Leaf

Basil or Holy Basil leaf is an herb belonging to the mint family. Basil leaf offered benefits include reducing inflammation, and it is said to have anti-aging and antibacterial properties. There are a few types of basil plants. The most popular are sweet basil, lemon basil, holy basil, and Thai basil. Though there are some […]

Guava

Guavas are tropical trees originating in Central America. Guava is a traditional remedy for a range of health conditions. Researches have shown that guava fruits and leaves may have a number of benefits in human health. Guava fruits are amazingly rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. This remarkable nutrient content gives them many […]

Bitter Stick

Chirata is an herb. It is known as ‘’Bitter Stick’’ too. People use the parts that grow above the ground to make medicine. Chirata is extremely bitter and because of that has many healing benefits. All parts of the plants can be used for making either a dried herb or powder. The herb, which is […]

Moringa Leaf

Moringa oleifera is a plant that has been praised for its health benefits for thousands of years. It is very rich in healthy antioxidants and bio active plant compounds. It is called the miracle tree for its numerous health benefits. 1 Cup of fresh chopped leaves (21 grams) contains: Protein: 2 grams Vitamin B6: 19% of the […]

Fenugreek seeds

Fenugreek (মেথি) is an herb used in making medicines. It is a very common ingredient in Indian dishes and often taken as a food supplement. Fenugreek is an interesting herb with various uses and has many potential health benefits. 1 tablespoon of fenugreek(মেথি) seeds contain: Fiber: 3 grams Protein: 3 grams Carbs: 6 grams Fat: 1 gram Iron: 20% of […]

Peanuts

Peanuts are the most common nuts and have a strong nutritional profile. They are an excellent source of plant-based protein, fiber, and many key vitamins and minerals. Along with their healthful nutritional profile, peanuts are a calorie-rich food, so they are most healthful when enjoyed in moderation. 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of raw peanuts contain: […]

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