Pomegranates contain punicalagin and ellagic, gallic, oleanolic, ursolic and ualic acids. These substances fight high blood sugar. The same effect have tannins and anthocyanins found in the juice.
Can anyone with diabetes eat bananas?
Bananas are very energetic fruits. Their 13% is given by simple carbohydrates. For this reason they are not suitable for frequent consumption in the presence of diabetes mellitus. Bananas are rich in potassium, vitamins and minerals. They bring great benefits to the body: they fight cholesterol, lower blood pressure, regularize the intestine and also help the mood. They contain several types of antioxidants. These include dopamine and catechins which scientific researches link with a reduced risk of degenerative diseases and heart disease.
How should a diabetic eat pomegranates?
Many internet sites recommend drinking pomegranate juice. It has been shown, in many scientific studies, that the daily consumption of a glass of pomegranate juice during the day reduces the levels of bad LDL cholesterol in patients with this disease. This prevents heart complications resulting from high blood sugar levels. Pomegranates provide vitamin C, dietary fiber, folic acid and potassium. They promote weight loss and fight prostate and breast cancer. They stabilize blood pressure and prevent the formation of atherosclerotic plaques that can lead to strokes and other circulatory disorders.
Which vegetables lower blood sugar?
Beets are useful foods for the diet against high blood sugar, type 2 diabetes mellitus and overweight. They have a high content of carotenoids such as beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. They also possess flavonoids such as quercetin and kaempferol. All substances that help fight these pathologies. Chard regulates blood sugar levels thanks to syringic acid. This acid inhibits the activity of the alpha-glycosidase enzyme and therefore avoids glycemic peaks. They contain betaline which protects brain cells from mutations, DNA damage and the risk of diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
How to tell if you are allergic to pomegranates?
Pomegranates can interfere with carbamazepine, with drugs metabolised by cytochrome P450 2C9, 2D6 and 3A4, with ACE inhibitors, with antihypertensives, with rosuvastatin, tolbutamide and warfarin. Pomegranates cause very strange allergies. When the amount of pomegranates in the diet exceeds the norm, it can lead to:
- Redness of the skin.
- Rash cutaneo.
- Cramps in the calf muscles.