A study indicates that more than 30 million people in India are diabetic, it is increasing in alarming rate turning it into a potential threat.
Among the two types of type 1 and type 2, type 2 is highly common, to an extent that 90% of the cases of diabetes are type 2. In diabetes, a patient’s body does not produce enough insulin, which is required for the proper functioning of a body.
Controlling blood sugar level is the key to the treatment of diabetes, sugar levels can be controlled by insulin, exercise, dietary changes, or, in more serious cases, dialysis. I
For decades, people have relied on specific food items to cure this disease too. Food items like bitter gourd, green tea, etc, could help in treating the disorder. But, one food that can drastically cure diabetes, that not many people talk about or have heard of, is fenugreek seeds.
Fenugreek seeds, also known as Methi, are an aromatic plant that is used as a cooking ingredient and for multiple health benefits.
Fenugreek seeds contain soluble fibre and other chemicals that slow down the digestion process and absorption of carbohydrates.
The easiest way to consume these seeds is by boiling the dried seeds in a cup of water for 10-15 minutes and drinking the resulting tea. Regular consumption of these seeds can lower blood glucose level to a great extent.
Ideal dosage for curing diabetes, would be 1 g/day. It is important to monitor the dosage, as excessive consumption could cause side effects.
Moreover, it is highly imperative to maintain a healthy lifestyle, exercise daily and take proper care of oneself.