Learn how to prevent Diabetes with these healthy food tips. You can control Diabetes by making better nutritional choices.
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Type 2 diabetes is a serious and wide spread medical condition. One that can put you at increase risk for a heart attack or stroke particularly if you’re in your 40s and 50s but while obesity and a lack of exercise can contribute to the onset of Type 2 diabetes. New research suggests that diet can actually help prevent Type 2 diabetes. Here are some healthy food choices to consider. Eat orange and green leafy vegetables. In a study, one daily serving of carrots, yams or sweet potatoes cut the risk of Type 2 diabetes by 27% and one and a half servings of spinach or cow cut the risk by 14%. Drink a little alcohol. A recent study showed that people who had about 20 alcoholic drinks per month were 66% less likely to have insulin resistance which is a pre-cursor to diabetes than none drinkers. Choose good grains averaging 10 grams per day of cereal fiber, the kind in whole grain breads, rice and pasta lower the incidents of Type 2 diabetes by 36% according to a recent study. Limit your sodas. Research on high food toast corned syrup which is what sweetens those highly sweetened sodas found that among 2000 women those with the highest intake had 14% higher levels of diabetes related insulin. It’s true that you are what you eat especially when it comes to diabetes.