Why Salad Should Be The Main Dish For Diabetics
Antioxidants are natural antidotes found in certain food items that help counteract free radicals in the body to minimize oxidative stress. Fruits and vegetables are good sources. The mechanism of action is through a Nrf2 pathwayOxidative Stress, Antioxidants and Complications of Diabetes
Our bodies aren’t helpless in the face of these assaults. The body’s defenses against oxidative stress include physical barriers, enzymes, substances in our diets (such as vitamin C and vitamin E) are said to “quench” free radicals by donating electrons to them and cutting off the chain reactions early in their course.The Best Diabetes Diet – Or Is It? (on the Paleolithic Diet)
The Paleolithic diet or the Paleo Diet for short has been touted as a great diet for diabetic patients. In fact some have gone so far as to say that it is the best diet for diabetics. Is this really true? With the myriad of diets out there- some fad, some not, it may really be quite difficult to assess one diet over the other. A recent review carried out by a select group of experts at the mandate of the US News and World report publication did come out to say that when it comes to diabetes management and prevention, two diets came out joint tops. These are The Biggest Loser Diet and the DASH diet. So where does the Paleolithic diet fall in all of this? Surprisingly, out of the 35 specific name diets assessed, when it comes to helping diabetics manage their diabetes, the Paleolithic diet comes pretty well near last. In fact one of the experts proclaimed that, the diet should go back to where it came from.The Best Diabetes Diet – The DASH Diet
Over time, many diabetes diet – that is, diets developed with a view to helping people with diabetes better manage their diabetes, have been developed, had their heyday and quietly passed away into sunny retirement. Many though remain strong and just as popular as when they were first introduced. But really, how effective though are these diets. With the list appearing to grow longer by the year, it often leaves a befuddled public wondering where to begin. So I decided to do review of the most popular diets currently on the market and at the end of that review two diets came through as outstanding performers for helping people manage their diabetes. One of them being the DASH diet. What follows is a brief of what I learned about that diet.The Best Diabetes Diet – The Biggest Loser Diet
The Biggest Loser diet makes many claims. This 6 week diet incorporating food and regular exercise as part of its regimen states that apart from helping you lose weight, help cut the risk for cancer, dementia and Alzheimer, it will also help you improve your heart health and boost the immune system. If this diet is beginning to sound like a cure all, well you haven’t heard the best of it- because the diet -wait for it, has also been touted as one of the very best for helping to manage diabetes. Amazing as that may sound, the most amazing aspect of it is that although this article concerns itself primarily with its diabetes management benefit claims, it may indeed be true on all scores.