Are superfoods good for diabetes?

 Superfoods are foods that are packed with the maximum nutrients with minimum calories. Full of minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants and generally plant based they are a great addition to most diets.

Particular superfoods have proven to be especially good for people suffering with diabetes, these include:

Wheatgrass

Wheatgrass is a great addition to your diet if you have diabetes as it could contribute to reducing blood sugar levels and improving health. It has been shown that changing diet and lifestyle can often reduce high blood sugar levels and adding an organic superfood juice is a great way to start.

People have used wheatgrass as a traditional medicine for type 2 diabetes for a long time, and initial scientific research has shown some encouraging results. A 2016 study, for example, found that wheatgrass raised insulin levels and helped lower blood glucose in rats and another study showed that the inclusion of wheatgrass in various food recipes resulted in a significant decrease in the glycemic index of humans.

Ginger

Research has shown that Ginger can reduce blood sugar levels and regulate insulin in people with diabetes. This popular anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory root has long been used in medicinal treatments and whilst further research is needed adding it to your diet  can be beneficial.

A study on the impact of nutrition in more than 64,000 women for 15 years found that eating anti-oxidant rich foods significantly lowered type 2 diabetes risk . so adding antioxidant rich foods such as the above can make a significant change to our overall health and well being.

A simple way to add these to your diet is by drinking one of our organic superfood juices every day. Packed with vitamins, nutrients and anti-oxidants they are a great way to give a boost to your diet.