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Health tips for diabetics: Three lifestyle habits to manage blood sugar levels

Dietitian Mansi Padechia recommends simple lifestyle changes to manage diabetes

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There is a lot of information available on how one can manage manage blood sugar levels and diabetes. But the basics often get ignored. To help you make the right choices, here’s a quick guide from dietitian Mansi Padechia who said that simple lifestyle tweaks can go a long way in helping curb rising blood sugar levels, and therefore prominent lifestyle disorders like diabetes.

“Are you confused with a lot of information on diabetes? Here’s what you need to you need to do,” she captioned her Instagram post.

Lifestyle change 1

Walk for 15 minutes post meals. This will make a big difference when it comes to managing your sugar levels. Your body absorbs most of the sugar at this time, and hence movement helps.

Lifestyle change 2

Eat your protein first. This will make you feel fuller and reduce your carbohydrate intake, which means less sugar spike.

Lifestyle change 3

Include foods that help manage diabetes and spread them across all meals and recipes.

These include healthy foods like

Chamomile tea
Chia seeds

How do you manage your sugar levels?

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First published on: 27-08-2021 at 10:30 IST
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