Juicing for Diabetes 

"Juicing for diabetes - juicing is a great way to promote overall health and ensure your body is getting the right nutrients. Juicing can also help you with you with managing your diabetes."

Your diet is important but it becomes even more important when you have diabetes. Eating the wrong foods can have an adverse effect on your body.

Juicing for diabetes is not going to cure it nor will it be an antidote but rather a way for you to get healthy nutrients and manage your blood sugar levels.

Juicing the wrong way can have an adverse effect on your diabetes and that's not what want!

Juicing for Diabetes

As we all know when you have diabetes you have to keep away from foods that have high sugar levels. And... not many know this but fruit juice has high levels of sugar making it not suitable for diabetics. 

The good thing is mother nature has provided foods that will help regulate your blood sugar and this is where juicing can help you take in more of these nutrients. You need to avoid foods that are high in saturated fat like red meat, high sugar and avoid processed food.

Lets... go to mother nature and look what natural foods that are delicious and good for you. 


Juicing for Diabetes 

What ingredients can you add to your juices and what should you steer clear of?

Some ingredients will help you manage by regulating your blood sugar levels and other might be high in natural sugar.

Why are fruits and vegetables so good is because of there natural fiber will assist you with your digestion and because of their key nutrients. 

We all know that green leafy vegetables are ideal to have for your health but what other ingredients are key if you have diabetes?

Let's take a look...

juice for diabetes

Key Ingredients - Juicing for Diabetes

  • Chia seeds
  • Apple Cider Vinegar 
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Collards
  • Turnip greens
  • Kale
  • Swiss chard
  • Cacao
  • Blueberries & Blackberries

These above ingredients work really well in juices and add great flavor they also assist you with regulating your blood sugar!


Juice for Diabetes - Recipes 

Green Flavor

Ingredients...

  • 2 celery stalks
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 cup organic spinach

Method...

Simply combine all ingredients and juice. Bottoms up!




Energy Booster 

Ingredients...

  • 4 leaves of kale
  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 cups spinach
  • 4 celery stalks 
  • 1 tbs organic parsley

Method...

First juice kale and spinach. Then add the rest of the ingredients. Enjoy!




Delish Supreme

Ingredients...

  • 6 sprigs organic watercress
  • 1 handful organic parsley
  • 2 organic tomatoes
  • 2 organic green apples

Method...

Combine all ingredients and juice.


Notes to remember:

Be careful with fruit juice as some fruits are high levels of sugar and if you think a glass of apple juice, for instance, might contain 4 or 5 apples - that is a lot of sugar in one serving. Stick to vegetables as the main ingredients in your juice and add one fruit like an apple or some berries.

Avoid fruits with high sugar content like mangoes and grapes. But remember it is always key to consult your doctor if you have diabetes and are changing your diet. I am a firm believer in the benefits of diet and how it helps your health. 


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