Sunday, 23 October 2011

Healthy tips to make Diwali diabetes-friendly!

In India it is believed that sweets are the most essential content to be present on every auspicious occasion. One cannot imagine any instance especially festivals to be enjoyed without sweets. But it is very typical for all those to stay away from sweets who are suffering from diabetes.
Don’t get too tensed as by following some diabetes-friendly tips you can enjoy your Diwali to the utmost. So have a look!

Natural sweeteners are must: While preparing your sweets at home, try to sweeten them with natural sweeteners like dates or raisins, fruits. Though it needs some more efforts but at the same time they are healthy and mouth watering too. As per ACE-certified trainer Rashmi Uttam “Artificial sweeteners are a big no-no”. So go for naturals ones.

Increase use of vigorous oils: It’s very obvious to cook heavy and oily on occasions like Diwali. So cook your food with avocado or olive oil instead of regular cooking oil. Monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and Omega 3 fats are capable of lowering your blood sugar levels.

Go for sugar free: In market loads of sweets are available with various varieties and tastes. So if it is not possible for you to make it at home then go for sugar free sweets.

Work out well: Last but not the least, don’t skip your daily schedule of work out.

So stay healthy and enjoy this diwali with your family in the same manner as they will.
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