This citrus fruit has a low glycemic index. Glycemic index indicates how a particular food affects the glucose level in blood. Foods with a high glycemic index for a short period of time can raise the blood sugar level. Because of lemon's low glycemic index, it is able to reduce the level of glucose in the blood. But to achieve the desired result eat should be fresh fruit or freshly squeezed lemon juice.
Contained in the lemon soluble fiber helps to normalize blood pressure, cholesterol and blood glucose, which is so important in diabetes.
However, lemon low-calorie: 100 g of fruit contains only 16 kcal. Also, these citrus fruits are rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, D, P, mineral salts, organic acids, dietary fiber and other active substances. That is why the consumption of lemons is so important in diabetes: along with normalization of glucose level in the blood the body is full of valuable items.
Perfectly normalizes the glucose level the drug, prepared from the peel of 2 lemons 400 ml of boiling water. Lemon peel fill with water and insist in a thermos for 1.5-2 hours. Take "medication" for 100 ml 2-3 times a day.
Eggs in diabetes
In the diets of people with diabetes must be chicken eggs. Preference is given to soft boiled eggs, steamed protein omelets, salads with the addition of boiled eggs etc. the Daily intake in case of diabetes – 1-1,5 eggs.
Also, instead of chicken eggs in the diet of quail may be present. They are very nutritious and healthy, with lots of vitamins b, A, PP, E, choline, sulfur, potassium, calcium, iron, copper, chromium, cobalt, molybdenum and other mineral elements. The daily rate in the treatment of diabetes mellitus is 6 quail eggs. With regular consumption of quail eggs can reduce the level of glucose in the blood 2 units.
In the treatment of diabetes mellitus you can drink a cocktail prepared in the following way: 1 tbsp. l. crushed buckwheat groats pour a Cup of yogurt, insist night and in the morning drink 30 minutes before a meal.
Lemon-egg drug in the treatment of diabetes
The recipe for this "drug" is:
- 50 ml fresh lemon juice;
- 5 quail eggs or 1 hen.
Components are thoroughly blended to obtain a homogeneous mass. Finished medicinal product is a single dose. A therapeutic mixture take 30-40 minutes before eating 1 time a day. The treatment course lasts for a month under the scheme: 3 days take the "medication", 3 day break, 3 day, etc. At high acidity of lemon juice can be replaced with juice of Jerusalem artichoke.