Diabetes prevention tips.
It is always a bit difficult spelling out the exact prevention tips for a disease that still has almost unknown causes. However, considering the risk factors we mentioned in the earlier pages, there may be things you can do to reduce your chances of getting diabetes. These suggestions may also prolong or postpone the onset of getting it.
Regular exercise or physical activity
Exercise helps the body’s circulation and keeps the body from developing excess fat. It helps check weight gain and reduces the chances of getting diabetes. Teens and young people should avoid sitting at one place for longer periods of the day. Things like excessively watching TV, playing computer and screen games and sleeping all the time should be avoided if possible. Exercise also helps insulin work better to control the level of glucose in the blood.
A study by George Washington University found out that A 15-minute walk after each meal could prevent older people developing type-2 diabetes. Elevated blood sugar after meals could increase the risk of type-2 diabetes, so resting after eating "is the worst thing you can do", the study said.
Whole grains, citrus fruits (grape fruit, oranges and lemons), Dark Green Leafy Vegetables, Berries (rich in antioxidants), tomatoes, beans and lean meats are always a better option than fatty foods like cheeses, cakes, ice-creams, lard and butter, chocolate, coconut oil and poultry skin.
Avocado has one of the healthiest fats, and known to help improve insulin sensitivity and heart health.
Eating healthy can help you cut extra fat and keep you in good weight. It also helps the cells to grown better and improves the general well being of the body.
Reduce intake of sugar
Diabetes is all about excess glucose or sugars in the blood. This means drinking a lot of sugary drinks like soda, juices, sugary beverages and general sweet things does a person no good. This is even worse if you do not keep active to use more energy by burning the sugar in your body.