Tea for Diabetes

Tea for Diabetes

 

Did you know that countries that have a higher rate of tea consumption have a lowered risk of becoming diabetic? Tea for diabetes management is your  natural solution.

This is according to a research carried out by Data Mining International in Geneva, Switzerland in 50 countries of the world where tea is consumed regularly.

The health benefits in tea for diabetics are linked to the polyphenols and flavonoids that are released when brewed.

So, what are polyphenols and flavonoids?

These are antioxidants found in most plants. A lot of researches has been conducted on their effect on diabetic conditions.

For instance, green tea contains rutin and researchers have found a direct correlation to the intake of rutin and the improvement of glucose tolerance.

Generally, teas for diabetes are known to increase insulin activity.

 

There are many types of tea that have different healing properties:

Black tea

It has been seen to have profound positive effects on blood sugar levels.

Nettle tea

It is good for eye problems. Also, its mild antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties can help especially with allergic conditions.

Diet Chinese tea

It is useful for cholesterol and blood pressure thus helpful for people with type 2 diabetes.

Bitter melon tea

It can help to reduce your blood sugar levels.

Green tea

Considered as one of the healthiest teas to have, it can help to boost your metabolic rate and help with weight loss. Being overweight or obese and the resulting insulin resistance is the underlying cause of most cases of diabetes.

Research on green tea has revealed that it has the ability to inhibit amylase, an enzyme produced by the salivary glands and the pancreas, which helps to digest starch. When this happens, sugar is metabolized at a slower rate and released at a slower rate into the bloodstream.

This means less insulin is required to take care of the sugar. In other words, this decreases insulin resistance seen in type 2 diabetics.

Type 2 diabetes is not a condition you must live with. By taking tea for diabetes, it’s possible to protect your heart, eyes, kidneys and limbs from the damage often caused by diabetes and eliminate some of the complications you may already be experiencing.

 


Resources:

http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Role-Of-Tea-In-Prevention-And-Treatment-Of-Diabetes&id=7460258

http://ezinearticles.com/?Type-2-Diabetes—Are-You-Drinking-These-Health-Boosting-Teas?&id=8914166

http://www.everydayhealth.com/type-2-diabetes/diet/drinking-tea-diabetes-prevention/

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