So many people consume different kinds of tea but know little about its health benefits to the body. Brewing the right kind of tea can help in managing insulin levels and can significantly reduce the blood glucose levels in the body. Several herbal teas can naturally help in managing Diabetes Mellitus when coupled with the right kind of diet and exercise. Some of such teas that you can incorporate into your diet include;
1. Green tea
Aside from weight loss, green tea is very effective for lowering diabetes. Drinking green tea daily can reduce inflammation and cell damage in the body, due to the presence of antioxidants and can also help in managing insulin levels. Research has shown that the presence of bioactive compounds in Green tea known as Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG) may lead to an uptake of glucose into the muscle cells, which further helps in curtailing the sugar levels in the body.
Aside from this health benefit, drinking Green tea twice a day can also help in managing weight and may significantly reduce the fasting blood sugar levels. To accentuate your tea experience you can add a pinch of nutmeg, which helps in accelerating weight loss and improves sleep. All diabetes patients should start consuming more green tea.
2. Hibiscus tea
If you love sweet and tasty foods, then this delightful hibiscus tea is excellent for you. You would be amazed to know that this tea brew can help in reducing sugar levels naturally. Hibiscus is loaded with the goodness of polyphenols, antioxidants such as organic acids and anthocyanins, which help in reducing inflammation, improve insulin resistance, manages blood sugar and lowers blood pressure. This tea is sweet but has no effect on the body hence consuming it regularly.
3. Black tea
Black tea can also aid in regulating insulin levels naturally. This is because Black tea is packed with essential plant compounds like Theflavins and Thearubigins, which are rich in anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and blood glucose reducing properties. As per research, consuming 2-3 cups of Black tea can help in improving insulin secretion, which further manages the sugar levels naturally. As you prepare this tea, make sure you don't add sugar to it.
4. Cinnamon tea
Cinnamon tea is very good for fighting diabetes. The unique sweet and spiced taste of this tea is worth indulging. But what makes this tea a holy grail for diabetics is its antioxidant properties. Apart from that, drinking Cinnamon tea or adding a dash of Cinnamon to your herbal teas can reduce obesity, improve heart health, reduce triglycerides which can further help in reducing sugar levels. Lastly, this tea also helps in managing insulin sensitivity and reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes. If you care for your heart and cardiovascular system, incorporate this tea into your diet immediately.
5. Chamomile Tea
Many people know chamomile for its excellent sleep-inducing properties, but did you know adding this tea to your daily routine can help in managing insulin levels? Known for its astringent, anti-inflammatory, healing and antioxidant properties, drinking 2-3 cups of Chamomile tea daily can reduce sugar levels and lower the damage caused due to oxidative stress. Apart from that, it helps in improving metabolism, gut health and helps in weight loss. All diabetes patients should always consume this tea.
Everyone should adhere to the tips of this article.
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