Blueberries provide several key benefits for dealing with diabetes. These are:
Blueberries work hard to help your body process glucose for energy more efficiently. Consuming blueberries can help you fight diabetes by increasing your body's sensitivity to insulin to better manage blood sugar levels.
Since most people living with type 2 diabetes struggle with insulin resistance, greater sensitivity to insulin this is great news!
As blueberries are low in calories while high in nutritional value, they can aid in weight loss to help you beat diabetes. Did you know that a 1-cup serving of blueberries provides 25% of the recommended daily value for vitamin C and 3 grams of dietary fiber yet contains only 83 calories? This makes them a great snack alternative to sugary biscuits or fatty cake!
It is thought that foods, such as blueberries, may help your body process fat more efficiently to help reduce your risk of diabetes.
Enjoying antioxidant-rich blueberries could help you lose belly fat. Reducing belly fat is an important part of fighting diabetes because doctors have identified excess abdominal fat can increase your risk of diabetes.
Further, the fat cells in your belly produce hormones which can lead to insulin resistance, increasing your risk of diabetes.
Your diabetes treatment can include a variety of non-pharmaceutical therapies, including traditional medications, alternative medicine and natural remedies.
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