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How Lemons Help Manage Diabetes

According to Healthline", Lemons are an excellent choice for people with diabetes due to their high levels of vitamin C and other antioxidants, which can help lower blood sugar levels and improve insulin sensitivity. They are also low in calories and contain no fat or cholesterol, making them a great addition to a weight management plan. However, here is how lemon treats diabetes.

Lemon water may not directly impact your blood sugar levels and cause them to come down, but it can surely help prevent untimely spikes. The easy-to-make beverage is very low in carbohydrates and calories and keeps you hydrated, which is very essential for diabetics to ensure. Diabetics are at risk of dehydration because higher than normal blood glucose depletes their body of fluids. Lemon is packed with soluble fibers, which do not break down easily and ensure the slow release of sugars in the bloodstream. Soluble fibers also help keep the heart healthy by regulating cholesterol and stabilizing blood pressure. Lemons are abundantly loaded with vitamin C.

Diabetes Superfood." Lemons are full of fibre, vitamin C, folate and potassium, which would help benefit a healthy diabetic diet. A review published in the journal 'Advances in Nutrition' revealed that naringinen, a chemical compound found in lemons and other citrus fruits, may have antidiabetic properties.

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