If you are from India, makhana will be a familiar term to you. There’s a popular fasting dish made from makhana on the auspicious day of ‘Navratri’. Diabetics usually try to follow a restricted diet plan omitting all the fancy high carbohydrate and fatty foods. Makhana or lotus seeds or fox nuts, here, can be … Read more Is Makhana Bad for Diabetes? Benefits and Side Effects
There is a common confusion in most diabetics about what to eat and what not to eat. Doctors and nutritionists often prefer natural food items, mostly fruits, and vegetables. Custard apple is a pretty good choice in this case. It is native to South America (known as Cherimoya), West Indies, and some parts of Asia. … Read more Is Custard Apple(Sitaphal) good for Diabetics? 10 Health benefits
Compared to other flours, tapioca flour does have a higher GI value. The glycemic index of Tapioca flour (Cassava) is 67, that is, in the intermediate GI range. The GI score of tapioca varies between 65-90 depending on whether it is raw, boiled or steamed. Let’s discuss the difference in these scores and see the … Read more What is Tapioca (Cassava) Flour’s Glycemic Index? Is it Safe for Diabetes?
Diabetes is a growing chronic metabolic disorder that targets the sugar levels of the body and can cause misbalance and fluctuations in the blood glucose levels. Diabetes also results in the improper production and functioning of insulin in the body. For the body, the Insulin is essential. It is secreted by the pancreas. This hormone … Read more What Are 15 Indian Foods that Diabetics Should Avoid Completely?
Makki roti is considered healthy for people with diabetes as it is a carbohydrate-rich food item and an energy-rich food item. It helps in reducing the risk of heart disease as well as weight loss. However, it should be taken in moderation, as it comes under the medium glycemic index foods. Food items made with … Read more Is Makki Roti Good for Diabetes?