7 Powerful Juicing Recipes for Diabetes
By: Ana Margarita Olar| Vigorbuddy.com
Being diabetic doesn’t mean you have to endure bland foods for the rest of your life. Take a look at these delicious and refreshing juicing recipes that you can try:
Bittersweet Juice Recipe for Diabetics
1 medium sized cucumber
2 large bitter melons
Half of a lemon
1 Fuji apple
Peel and slice all the ingredients and put in a blender. Pulse until a smooth consistency is achieved.
Serve and enjoy!
Bitter Gourd Juicing Recipe for Diabetics
Remove the seeds of 2 bitter gourds and extract the juice by using a juicer. Add some water and drink upon waking up in the morning, before taking your breakfast. Bitter gourd is known to increase insulin secretion and helps prevent insulin resistance.
Carrot Juicing Recipe for Diabetics
One medium sized carrot, peeled.
One blanched tomato
Two sprigs celery
One peeled cucumber
½ peeled beetroot
Pinch of salt
Process the ingredients in a juicer, serve and consume immediately.
Beetroot and Apple Combo Juice
Beetroot aids in decreasing the absorption rate of glucose into the blood stream, preventing the sudden surge in glucose levels. Also, it facilitates in dissolving fatty deposits and prevents the development of type 2 diabetes due to obesity.
1 medium sized beet, cubed
1 apple, cored and cubed
Two stalks celery chopped
½ cup spinach
Juice from 1 small lemon
Put all the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Consume before having your breakfast.
Lemon contains soluble fiber that helps stabilize blood sugar levels by slowing down the body’s absorption of glucose. Other health benefits of lemon include: improves liver function, aids in digestion, and prevents urinary tract infections. It is packed with vitamin C and antioxidants.
Take 5-6 pieces of lemon, slice and squeeze or process in a juicer. Put in 2-3 ice cubes and consume immediately.
These greens prevent the surge of blood sugar levels and can help in weight loss.
Take a bit of the following: bitter melon, asparagus, green apple, spinach, broccoli, and celery. Cut the in small pieces and process in a juicer. Serve in a glass with 2-3 ice cubes.
A raw potato is packed with nutrients such as thiamin, potassium, niacin, and vitamin C.
1 raw potato, peeled and cubed
1 apple, peeled and cubed
1 carrot, peeled and cubed
1 tsp honey
Process all the ingredients in a blender. Consume immediately.
Having diabetes or another sickness is not a hindrance to enjoying different flavors that nature has to offer. Being a diabetic doesn’t mean that you can’t have the quality of life that you can enjoy.