In healthy people, blood sugar is maintained at a certain level, which is ensured by the presence of a sufficient amount of insulin in the body. When the pancreas is dysfunctional, blood sugar rises. To reduce sugar levels, it is necessary to adjust the diet, use traditional medicine, exercise more physical activity and follow the recommendations of an endocrinologist.
When cooking, choose foods that have a low glycemic index (beans, low-fat dairy, etc.) and whole grains. Try to include in your daily diet more vegetables and fruits, which contain a small amount of carbohydrates, and contain a lot of vitamins, fiber and other nutrients.
At each meal, you need to eat one of the foods containing protein (chicken breast, turkey meat, lentils, etc.). Foods with saturated fats (margarine, pork fat, etc.) should be replaced with foods with unsaturated fats (olive oil, fatty fish, etc.) that maintain the required sugar level.
It is recommended to add vinegar as a seasoning to dishes, which can also maintain glucose levels at a certain level. When eating, limit the portion size to fit a balanced diet and prevent excess weight gain.
There are various traditional medicine recipes to reduce sugar. A positive effect is given by the juice of potatoes, Jerusalem artichoke, beets and cabbage, mixed in equal proportions, which should be drunk 30 minutes before breakfast and dinner, 1/3 cup.
Onions and garlic are excellent remedies in the fight against diabetes mellitus. You can drink onion juice or eat baked onions, as well as prepare an infusion of onions or garlic arrows.
Use plain white beans to lower sugar levels. Fill three beans with cold water (1/2 cup), and in the morning on an empty stomach eat the beans and drink the water.
As a drink, it is better to brew tea from hawthorn, rose hips, black currant leaves. Infusions of herbs such as linden blossom, burdock, dandelion, clover, blueberry leaves, nettle, bean shells help. Chicory containing inulin is also helpful.