Diabetes is a serious disease and the number of people affected with it has skyrocketed in the last couple of years. Here are few tips to help lower your chances of getting diabetes.
· Reduce your portion size
· Get physically active
· Add lots of whole grain in your diet
· Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Don’t Skip.
· Avoid fatty foods and Sugary drinks
· Eat many veggies & Load up on Fiber
· Add Soy and Green tea to diet
· Try to lower stress level & Sleep well
· Drink a lot of water
· Soak in the sun
· Avoid diabetes with spices
According to a German research, adding spices to your diet especially cinnamon helps to activate the enzymes in your body, which helps to stimulate insulin receptor. Besides, it also helps to lower down cholesterol and reduces the risk of developing cholesterol.
By training, I am a American Board Certified Pediatrician. But in my younger years I grew up with natural alternatives. As a mom I have tried to incorporate both for my kids and it has worked wonders. And finally, as I am studying natural & alternative medicines, I realize the beauty and wisdom of living closer to earth. Hence in my practice I integrate both...for acute ailments I follow American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation but for simple and/or chronic conditions I prefer natural alternatives.
In western training we were raised to think that "health is the absence of symptoms and problems". But eastern sensibilities has educated me that "Health is state that allows one to use the full capabilities of their body, mind and intellect. Therefore, healthy living is a balanced state of well being: physically, mentally, socially and spiritually." This implies that healing is not a "one-pill-fits-all", but a personalized experience.