Diabetes has continued to affect more and more people due to bad diet habits and lack of exercise. Unfortunately our diets consist of fast foods that contain preservatives and added hormones and excess of sugar. Although there are different type of diabetes such as Type 1, which is usually diagnosed from childhood and requires taking insulin. Type 2 diabetes is usually diagnosed in adults who are overweight, have poor eating habits, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. The bottom line is if you suffer from diabetes there are natural things you can do to help.
Garlic is a great root vegetable that many are finding helpful when suffering from diabetes. Garlic has had a positive effect on helping to increase secretion of insulin and slow its degradation. Garlic also has great antioxidant properties, contains B6 as well as reducing blood sugar levels. Ginseng is also benefits for those with diabetes. Studies have shown ginseng can help to reduce blood glucose levels. Ginseng can usually be found in your supplement section at your local health food store, do your research before your purchase. You want to make sure you are purchasing high quality ginseng that is not diluted. Cinnamon is also a wonderful spice you can use if you suffer from diabetes. Cinnamon helps to stimulate insulin activity and lower blood sugar levels.
Those who suffer from diabetes need to make time for daily exercise! 30 minutes to one hour of walking, yoga or any type of cardio will help to keep the body healthy. Getting adjusted with your local San Deigo Chiropractor can also help to keep diabetes at bay. When the nerves in the neck area are compressed and unable to function at their optimal levels and at times the pancreatic functions suffers. When this happens the body is unable to produce enzymes which help to digest proteins, fats and possibly insulin production. Many San Diego Chiropractors have seen lower levels of type 2 diabetes in their patients who get adjusted on a regular basis. If you have questions regarding diet, chiropractic care or diabetes talk to your local wellness center.