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Best Herbs and Spices to Protect You Against Diabetes

by Maureen Blas / May 01, 2021 05:43 AM EDT
Best Herbs and Spices to Protect You Against Diabetes

Diet plans regarding diabetes are established around the fundamentals of healthy eating. To make the food more palatable, it's recommended to use the best herbs and spices to protect you against diabetes. 

Diabetes is rising across the globe and is expected to increase even further due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The worldwide projection for the disease in 2025 was 438 million, however, the estimate has been surpassed already by 25 million totaling 463 million. 

Reasons Why Diabetes is Ascending

The ascendancy of diabetes around the world is determined by a complex interplay of demographic, socioeconomic, environmental, and genetic factors. The constant climb is because of the upswing in type 2 diabetes and associated risk factors. These include unhealthy diets, emerging levels of obesity, and widespread physical inactivity due to the pandemic. Levels of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes have been cited as well.

Moreover, burgeoning urbanization and changing lifestyle habits contribute to the escalating prevalence of type 2 diabetes and at a social level. It includes increasing consumption of processed foods, inactive lifestyles, and higher calorie intake. 

Best Herbs and Spices to Protect You Against Diabetes

A person gets diabetic if his body doesn't produce sufficient insulin or the body isn't reacting to the insulin itself. Once you have a problem with insulin, you'll try hard to convert sugar in the blood into energy. Eat the best herbs and spices to protect you against diabetes.



Cinnamon lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin sensitivity. You can add it to your diet or sprinkle it on your food. 



Ginger has been used to treat diabetes for many years. It is also used to treat digestive and inflammatory problems. Scientists claimed that ginger decreases insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes patients.  


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Fenugreek is a type of seed that can be used as regular herbs. It contains chemicals and fibers to help slow down carbohydrates and sugar digestion.



Gymnema Sylvestre is one of the best herbs and spices to protect you against diabetes. The ground leaf extract could result in higher levels of insulin in the body and can lower blood sugar levels. 

Adding these best herbs and spices to your diet and help protect you against diabetes. It's a smart way to have a healthy lifestyle and good well-being.

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