5 Natural Foods For The Diabetic Patient That Heal
Doctors need to go back to the days of Adam and Eve instead of the caveman when recommending food for the diabetic patient.
Raw honey – Raw honey is magical in terms of its health benefits. It’s a little known fact that honey, while it scores slightly high on the glycemic index (55) it will lower and stabilize the blood sugar. Raw honey is medicine and researchers have known this for years. Raw honey has antibiotic, anti-fungal, anti-viral, antiseptic, anti-aging and anti-cancer properties and is ready to help the diabetic with anything from wound healing to reversing sugar lows. Raw Honey is loaded with active enzymes, amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids that are essential for health and preventing disease. Raw honey is not only nature's probiotic, it contains B-complex and Vitamin C as well as minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and zinc.
Mangos – Mangos are known as “the king of fruit” when it comes to it’s nutrition and healing ability. Mangos are especially beneficial to diabetic because they have such a healing effect on the kidney problems, which are prevalent in many diabetics. Mangos score slightly high on the glycemic index (56) but have a low glycemic load (8). Mangos pack major nutrition and are high in vitamins A, C, E, and B-complex and are an excellent source of beta-carotene and alpha-carotene.
Staying Mindful Is The Key To Healing Diabetes
Taking a more mindful approach in recommending food for the diabetic patient, goes a long way in avoiding progression of the disease as well as furthering complications of neuropathy, kidney disease, blood stabilization and avoiding disastrous blood sugar lows and other potentially dangerous symptoms coinciding with the disease. Generally a diet high in plant-based organic foods is what's needed to get the diabetic patient stabilized and feeling well again. In all cases, a plant-based diet can help to reverse obesity, fatty liver, and high blood sugars associated with a prediabetes and a type 2 diabetes diagnosis.