Neem is one such herb that has gained popularity for managing various health conditions including diabetes.
Diabetes is a lifestyle disease that has affected many. According to an estimation by WHO, 1.6 million deaths are directly attributed to diabetes each year globally. The WHO has also claimed that by the year 2030, diabetes would be the seventh largest killer globally. Diabetes is an irreversible condition, characterised by elevated blood sugar levels. One can simply manage and maintain the blood sugar levels by adopting a balanced diet and lifestyle. Many health experts have stressed upon having small meals at regular intervals, to prevent abrupt blood sugar spikes. Their meals should be nutrient-rich full of antioxidants and fibre while sugary goods, drinks, trans-fats should be out of bounds for diabetics.
. Neem leaves (boiled)- 10-15
. Dry Giloy Powder- 1 tbsp
. Ginger (grated)- 1/2 inch
. Mint leaves- 10
. Salt- 2 tsp
. Black pepper- 2 tsp
1. Add boiled neem leaves and giloy powder in a blender along with the rest of the ingredients.
2. Blend well until smooth. Serve.
Diabetes management isn’t an easy task but with a few healthy choices one can ensure to not have major spikes in the blood sugar levels. Even though these nature’s products have healing properties, one should consult a doctor before adding or altering a diabetic diet.