GinkoBiloba herb helps the body to maintain normal blood sugar levels.
Turmeric herb can balance the glucose in the blood. You’ll need one tea spoon of ground turmeric per day.
Capsaicin can be found in red peppers and it is used for treating a malfunctioning pancreas.
Cinnamon improves the metabolism of glucose and can lower blood sugar levels significantly. One teaspoon of cinnamon per day is sufficient.
Fenugreek seeds are scientifically proven to reduce blood sugar levels. A dose of 2 grams per day is sufficient.
Healthy fats like avocado oil, coconut oil, walnut oil, extra virgin olive oil, flax oil, and sesame oil are suitable for diabetic diet. A teaspoon of any of these oils in your meal is sufficient.
Balsam pear is generally known as bitter melon and it is used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat diabetes. It can be helpful in lowering blood sugar levels.
Ginseng is a Chinese herb used to lower blood sugar levels. Studies have revealed that ginseng slows down the absorption of carbohydrates, enhances the release of insulin from the pancreas and improves the ability of the body cells to use glucose.
Children can sometimes find it hard to deal with the diabetic diet. If your child is having a hard time eating regular meals, ensure that the child takes enough liquid to prevent dehydration. Generally, a diabetic child should take half a cup of liquid every hour. However it is important to train your child to have regular meals. A diabetic child needs fifteen grams of carbohydrates every hour. Encourage your child to drink a lot of water and drink fruit juices instead of soft drinks. Tea, sports drinks and broth are also ideal options for liquids. Your child can snack with graham crackers, jell-o, popsicles, saltines, applesauce, broth soups, bananas, and toast.