Pair your diabetic diet with exercise
Have you been feeling excessively thirsty nowadays? Do you have wounds which are not healed yet after continuous treatment? Do you feel like you’re suffering from extreme fatigue and you can’t understand why? If you’re answer is yes then you might have diabetes. These are just some of the primary symptoms of diabetes not to mention blurry vision, being frequently irritated and frequent urination. Diabetes is a serious metabolic disease wherein a person’s body has high blood sugar level because the pancreas does not produce enough amount of insulin. Insulin which is produced by the pancreas is a hormone that is responsible for the metabolism of sugar. Once there is not enough insulin in the body, blood sugar will increase damaging the tissues of the body starting from the eyes, the gall bladder and the skin. This disease is then something that shouldn’t be taken for granted.
We eat food and drink everyday. When we are stressed, we tend to eat excessive amount of sugar to relieve the stress. During holidays, we eat high amount of carbohydrates and foods with lots of sugar in it. Then, we donâ€™t drink a lot of water. These things contribute to the development of diabetes. Basically, the food that we eat is broken down by digestive juices into sugar or what we call glucose. This glucose though has to be metabolized by the insulin in order for the body to use it normally and when insulin is not enough, the risk of getting diabetes is very high. To prevent this, people have to follow a diabetic diet. When diagnosed with diabetes, the doctor usually recommends a diabetic diet . A diabetic diet is usually composed of food low in carbohydrates or normal amount of carbohydrate and simple sugar. This means that once you are on a diabetic diet which one of the treatments of diabetes, you have to avoid eating sugar, food with high level of carbohydrate and food low in calories. Seeking help from a nutritionist would help you follow your diabetic diet provided that you nutritionist coordinate with your doctor to monitor your condition.
A diabetic diet however, is not enough for those people who have diabetes. Diabetes is not easily cured but treatment would be longer if the patient only depends on his diet. The diabetic diet should be coupled with exercise. Being overweight or obese is one of the causes of diabetes. Thus, watching your weight not only through eating but losing or maintaining the recommended weight through exercise would help. Basically, jogging 45 minutes to 1 hour a day would help you burn your calorie-intake everyday. However, it is still recommended that you consult your doctor for the right exercise for you to pair your diabetic diet.