Sunday, 4 January 2015

Pumpkin Helps in Diabetes

Pumpkin
Photo Credit- Wikimedia Commons by Enrab
Diabetes is a complicated disease, which needs constant care and attention. It is also called a silent killer in which the blood sugar does not remain under control.

The diabetic people should take extra care about their diet and eating habits.
Avoid preserved or junk food in diabetes.

Take masoor dal or split red lentil, broccoli, salmon, chia seed, sardine in diabetes as they are very beneficial.

The intake of pumpkin is very helpful in diabetes. It could be taken in many forms and the best one is to cook in in steam. Cooking pumpkin in and iron container gives the taste of vegetable and enriches it with iron. The pods and soup could also be made from pumpkin.
It contains vitamin A and C and is a rich source of potassium.

It has sufficient amount of vitamin C which regulates diabetes by controlling the levels of insulin in the blood.

The seeds of pumpkin contain iron and have not fats. It is good for the heart too. The crunchy snacks of pumpkin are also good.

The deficiency of insulin causes diabetes which is retained by the supply of sufficient amount of anti oxidants in the body.

Pumpkin is good for various allergies and controls the problem of indigestion too.
It contains plenty of folic acid which decreases the levels of nitric acid in the body and regulates the normal functions of the body. This is the special benefit of pumpkin.

Eating pumpkin once a week and not the excess intake of it will control the disease. 
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