Controlling Diabetes needs a planned, controlled and disciplined lifestyle to remain healthy, young, smart and fit, but it doesn’t mean deprivation from tasty and delicious food. Exercises, Planned diet and right herbal medicines, all are essential to remain healthy and to achieve longevity. There are a lot of delicious recipes to relish for the person having diabetes. Here, various vegetables, fruits and grains are given which are beneficial in maintaining the right sugar level for the person having type 2, diabetes.
Alternate Herbs to Control Diabetes
Three alternate herbs useful in maintaining the right sugar level of diabetes type 2:
Diabetes herbal Medicines
1. Paneer ka fool or Paneer Doda (Rennet, Withania Coaglulans)
“Paneer ka fool” is a flower and a very useful herb in lowering down sugar level without any side effect.
A lady age 50 is taking the herb from last ten years, and now she is healthy and fit. 7 to 8 “paneer ke fools” need to be dipped in a bowl filled with water during the night before going to sleep. Squeeze and filter it in the morning and have the water. “Paneer ke fools” are easily available in the shops, keeping herbs and it is very cheap in cost.
2. Gurmar (Gymnema Sylvestre, Dhuleti, G. Silvestre)
- This herb in Sanskrit is known as Madhunashini and in Hindi known as Gurmar, which means killing Sugar. The herb is found quite effective in controlling sugar and maintaining the right sugar level and has no side effect.
3. Bale Patri powder, Maithi seed powder, Jamun seed Powder and Taje patta powder:
Maithi Seed Powder: 100 gram
Tej Patta Powder 100 gram
Jamun Seed Powder: 150 gram
Bale Patri Powder: 250 gram
Grind all the herbs and make its powder. Mix all properly and take 1 teaspoon full powder before one hour of taking your meal (lunch and dinner) with empty stomach and with lukewarm water. Take this powder 2 to 3 months. Trffla powder in the night has additional benefits in curing the disease; it can be taken with lukewarm water before going to sleep.
Vegetables beneficial in lowering down Sugar
1. Bitter Gourd (Hindi: Karela)
It is good in lowering down sugar. It contains high level of “plant insulin” which control sugar level effectively. Bitter gourd can be used in regular diet as vegetables in the lunch and in dinner. Its juice is also very effective and can be taken in the morning or in the evening.
2. Bottle Gourd (Hindi: Lauki)
3. Ridged Gourd(Hindi: Turai):
Ridged gourd is easily digestible and useful in controlling sugar level.
4. Spinach (Hindi: Palak):
It is full of vitamins and minerals and good in diabetes.
5.Fenugreek (Hindi: Maithi):
This is very effective in controlling the sugar level. One teaspoon full maithi keeps in a bowl filled with water and in the morning first thing of the day should be drunk after squeezing & filtering it. Maithi can also be cooked with garlic, onion and tomato and can be used in the breakfast, lunch or in dinner as a person feel like.
6. Cabbage (Hindi: Patta Gobi):
Cabbage, Cauliflower, ladyfinger, Cucumber, turnip, lemon, radish, brinjal, parval etc., all are good to fight against the diabetes and facilitates in lowering down the sugar level.
7. Curry Leaves: (Kari Patta) Leaves:
8.Onion and Garlic:
Due to good digestive quality onion is effective in diabetes.
Garlic: Garlic is also good in lowering down the sugar level. It is rich in potassium, zinc and sulfer. Potassium replaces the potassium which gets wasted in the urine. Zinc and sulfur are the components of insulin.
9. Kidney beans:
Good source of fibers and helpful in fighting against the diabetes.
Barley (Jauo), Gram (Channa), Alsee, Soa bean etc., are good grains to intake for healthy diet.
Soya bean is a rich source of fibers. They support in slow digestion and absorption the nutrients, hence they slow in releasing the glucose and help in diabetes. Same as kidney beans and soya beans, it aids in diabetes.
11. Flax seed
Flax seeds have a good source of omega 3 fatty acid. It is quite effective in controlling the sugar level
Boil cinnamon sticks in water, filter it and drink the water. It reduce cholesterol and helpful in controlling the diabetes.
Lukewarm milk without sugar must be taken in the morning and in the night. Cow milk is very good for all if possible.
Fruits Beneficial in Debates to control Sugar level
1. Indian Blackberry:
- AVOCADO (Hindi: Makhanphal)
- Peach (Hindi: AADOO)
Diabetes diet charts
For 7 Days
Days After Morning Walk Breakfast Snacks Lunch Pre Dinner Dinner Day 1 Milk Without Sugar Dry Basen Cheela and Chatani
(Dry means Minimum oil)
Roasted Chana with Onion, Cucumber, Tomato and chatni Kidney beans, Bitter Gourd, Salad Pappaya/ Water Melon/ Guava/ Avocado/Black barry (Jamun)
Bottle Guard (Lauki) cooked with Onion and Tomato, Salad & Chach, Day 2 Milk Without Sugar Sooji Idli with Chatani Basen Bhuzia Onion, Cucumber, Tomato and chatani Sabut Mung Dal, Bitter Gourd, & Salad Pappaya/ Water Melon/ Guava/ Avocado/Jamun
Turai, cooked with onion and Tomato, Chach, & Salad Day 3 Milk Without Sugar Dry Mator Paratha and Chatani Poha with Onion, Cucumber, Tomato and chatani Arahar ki Dal, Bitter Gourd, Salad Pappaya/ Water Melon/ Guava/ Avocado/Jamun
Tinda or Turnip cooked with onion and Tomato, Chach, Salad Day 4 Milk Without Sugar Sooji ka Upma and Chatani Basen Bhuzia with Onion, Cucumber, Tomato and chatani Mung and Red Masoor Dal, Bitter Gourd, Salad Pappaya/ Water Melon/ Guava/ Avocado/Jamun
Brinjal cooked with onion and Tomato, Chach, Salad Day 5 Milk Without Sugar Veg Poha and Chatani Rosted Chana with Onion, Cucumber, Tomato and chatani Chane ki Dal, Bitter Gourd, Salad Pappaya/ Water Melon/ Guava/ Avocado/Jamun
Palak Paneer cooked with onion and Tomato, Chach, Salad Day 6 Milk without sugar Dry Onion Paratha and Chatani Basen Bhuzia with Onion, Cucumber, Tomato and chatani Basan ke Gatte, Bitter Gourd, Salad Pappaya/ Water Melon/ Guava/ Avocado/Jamun
Bhindi cooked with onion and Garlic, Chach, Salad Day 7 Milk Without Sugar Basen Idli (Vegetable Idli) and Chatani Poha with Onion, Cucumber, Tomato and chatani Kale Chane or chole, Bitter Gourd, Salad Pappaya/ Water Melon/ Guava/ Avocado/Jamun
Cauliflower cooked with Tomato, Garlic and onion, Chach, Salad
- (Dry means less oil)
- Chach: Chach is made of with curd and water after mixing both properly.
- Chatani made of with Kari Patta, Dhania, garlic, onion and Pudina etc.Note:The Given chart is based on the experiences of diabetic patients. Ingredients mentioned in the post other than the charts can be applied according to the taste and availability. Other food of things can be substituted in accordance with the doctors in the diet chart, in breakfast, lunch, dinners, morning and in the evening.
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