7 Herbal and Natural Foods for Diabetes

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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5. Mango Leaves

The newly sprouted mango leaves can be considered as an effective way to fight diabetes.

All one needs to do is boil about 15 fresh mango leaves in water. Let stand overnight. Filter. Then drink. It can also be grounded for consumption. (http://pakjp.pk/articles/05092011105347.pdf)

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6. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera, along with bay leaves and turmeric acts in a natural way to eliminate blood sugar.

Thus, it can be consumed with water or the aloe Vera gel can be used. Either way it is effective and healthy. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711396800602)

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7. Curry Leaves

Curry leaves are useful in preventing and controlling diabetes as they have anti-diabetic properties.

It is believed that curry leaves contain an ingredient that reduces the rate at which starch is broken down to glucose in diabetics.

So, you can simply chew about 10 fresh curry leaves daily in the morning.

For best results, continue this treatment for three to four months. It also helps reduce bad cholesterol levels and obesity. (http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0192415X06003825)

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