Diabetes has become a dreaded lifestyle disease in today's world. In America alone the prevalence of diabetes has almost doubled over the last twenty years or so. Numerous studies prove that over the past 20 years the rise in diabetes over the nation has been from 5.5 to 9.3 per cent of the population. This is permanently the better screening facilities and prevention against diabetes campaigns that are occurring around in the country. This is because the lifestyle habits of people have changed. People eat unhealthy, exercise very little and are always under stress.
Put an end to your suffering
Those who are detected with diabetes have to follow a very strict diet and have to abstain from sugar even in fruits and juices. If you too have been detected with diabetes and are having to keep away from whole fruits for months at end, we have good news for you. You can still enjoy nutritious and healthy smoothies that can not only keep you fit and healthy but also can actually keep your blood sugar levels under control.
Green smoothies aid in the repair process of your body because they have an alkaline reaction and stimulate the body to manufacture hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the energy producer in the body, so if you have adequate hemoglobin content in your blood, you will be able to fight diseases better. Green smoothies also have an adequate amount of chlorophyll that has an important role to play in the repair of your tissues.
Having green smoothies with ingredients such as collard greens, dandelion greens, kale and parsley will therefor help you fight diabetes better. What's more they have amazing healing powers, so even if you are not cured completely, you will definitely be in a better position to reduce your sugar levels and have to depend a lot less on medication and insulin intake. In fact if you take to having green smoothies at least twice daily, you will find that the blood glucose levels have come down considerably.
Your initiation into the world of green smoothies
If you do not know where to start, here are some wonderful and tasty smoothie recipes that you will fall in love with. Let's begin with telling you a recipe for a key lime smoothie. For this smoothie you will need the juice of four limes, the zest of two limes, about two cups of spinach leaves. Blend all of these things in with half a cup of almond milk and frozen banana. To add some extra taste you can add one Medjool date. As you can figure out from the ingredients, this is going to be one heck of a lip smacking smoothie that will be bursting with tropical flavor!
Those who are suffering from diabetes are also known to benefit a lot from berries, so adding your favorite berries with one cup of almond milk and some ice cubes, will yield a great berry blast that will not only be healthy but tasty as well.
If you are suffering from diabetes, do not think of it as the end of your life. You can control your diet and lead a happy life and enjoy these lovely smoothie trips to keep your diabetes under control.