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Super Foods that Prevent and Fight Diabetes

Super Foods that Prevent and Fight Diabetes

Apart from taking your daily dose of medicines to keep diabetes in control, you can also incorporate a few superfoods in your diet. This will give good results and certainly will be helpful in the long run. Below mentioned are some of the best super foods that will keep a thorough eye on your diabetic condition.

1. Broccoli

Broccoli

 

Sulforaphane in broccoli helps in improving the blood sugar control in your body. It also protects the blood vessels from cardiovascular damage. Eat this veggie 2-3 times a week to stay healthy.

2. Blueberries

Blueberries

 

The fiber content in blueberries is something to vouch for. There are two types of fibers in this fruit, insoluble and soluble; that helps in throwing away the extra fat out of your system and the other one will improve your blood sugar control.   2 ½ cups of blueberry juice daily will help in decreasing the blood glucose level as blueberries contain anthocyanins that regulate hormone called adiponectin which further regulates blood sugar levels.

3. Dark Chocolate

Dark Chocolate

 

Flavonoids in dark chocolate help in reducing insulin resistance. It also improves insulin sensitivity, cuts-down insulin levels as well as fasting blood glucose and irrational cravings. Furthermore, eating dark chocolate regulates blood pressure and lowers chances of heart attack.

4. Psyllium Husk

Psyllium Husk

 

This is yet another best food item that helps in controlling the blood sugar levels in your body. But there’s one precaution that you need to take when you are consuming the husk. It should be taken well before 4-5 hours prior to your regular diabetes medications.

 5. Cannellini Beans

Cannellini Beans

 

These beans are rich in protein and have a fiber that lowers down the bad cholesterol levels in your blood. People with type 2 diabetes should eat a cup of these beans daily to regulate their average blood sugar levels.

6. Oatmeal

Oatmeal

 

Reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by regularly consuming oatmeal. It contains a high amount of magnesium that helps your body to use glucose appropriately and secrete insulin accordingly. Not only this, oatmeal is packed with fiber, nutrients, and antioxidants.

7. Fish

Fish

 

Fish is yet again a food that is very high in protein, but it also has a special type of fat that reduces the inflammation responsible for aggravating your diabetes as well as your weight.




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Acupressure is another effective natural self-curing way to cure diabetes. There is no side effect of acupressure as pressure is applied on acupoints to increase the blood circulation and stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities. Read More

 

8. Olive Oil

Olive Oil

 

Cook every recipe in olive oil and you will end up reducing the risk of type-2 diabetes by almost 50%. Olive oil improves satiety than most of its counterparts. It’s also a great source of monounsaturated fats as well as antioxidants, which works wonders for your heart.

9. Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

 

This helps in reducing your fasting blood glucose. The anti-oxidants present in sweet potatoes have qualities like antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial which are indeed good for your overall health.

10.Quinoa

Quinoa

 

This is indeed a very rich food item. It has a lot of protein as well as all nine types of amino acids. Quinoa produces a nutrient called carnitine which converts fatty acids into energy. This fiber-rich food regulates blood glucose levels and reduces bad cholesterol levels in your blood.

11. Collard Greens

Collard Greens

 

This leafy vegetable is a great source of vitamin C. It reduces the cortisol and inflammation in your body. These leaves are also a good source of alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) which is a micronutrient that decreases blood sugar and keeps your mind relaxed.

12. Spices

Spices

 

Spices such as turmeric and cinnamon reduce inflammation and control blood sugar levels as well as cholesterol levels if included in daily diet. Both the spices have multiple nutrients and fight several health issues.

Above mentioned super foods help in preventing and fighting diabetes.

Cure Asthma with Acupressure

Asthma and acupressure

Asthma has become a common ailment now affecting both kids and adults alike. This problem is directly related to airways in lungs that help in breathing. The suffering person witnesses problem in breathing properly, wheezing and coughing. Though there are many remedies available for asthma under various disciplines such as allopathic, homeopathy, and home remedies etc., an asthma sufferer can get instant as well as sustained relief through acupressure. We have already discussed home remedies to get help to cure asthma at this website. You may see the details of home remedies here.

Acupressure involves pressing of acu-points by using fingers or tool made for acupressure which is helpful in self healing and preventive health care without any side effects. You should apply pressure on the points and on nearby area. The spot that is most pressure-sensitive is the required acu-point to treat the health issue. Acu-points are given in the figure. All these points are by-focal that means both side of the body. There are some precautions to treat any health issue with acupressure.


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This ancient healing procedure is absolutely safe. For relief from asthma, acupressure is very effective. When related points are physically pressurized, it results in immediate relief from asthma. For more information, please see the image provided here and gets relief from asthma. In case of severe problems, you should see a doctor.

Asthma

Information provided by acupressure specialist Mr.M.R.Monga. He is 86 years old and has vast knowledge of acupressure and treated thousands of people free of charge.

General Treatment Through Acupressure Points

General Treatment Through Acupressure Points

What is acupressure?

Acupressure is an alternative therapy (health treatment technique) that works on similar principles as acupuncture. It is ideal for self-treatment and preventive health care. In this technique, the pressure is applied on acupoints to clear blockages from the meridians and release the muscular tension that works on the concept that life energy flows through meridians in the body.

How to apply pressure on acupoints?

Pressure should be applied empty stomach on acupoints on the meridians through fingers, thumb, palm, and elbow or with special devices for about 20 seconds. There are 12 main meridians. These meridians are connected with the brain and from there to various organs. In case of any health problem when pressure is applied on acupoints the person feels pain on that particular point or points connected with the health condition. Pressure increases blood circulation and stimulates the body’s natural self-curative abilities. One should not eat anything for about half an hour after acupressure.




There are two more meridians which are called conceptional vessel and governing vessel. Conceptional vessel deals with the front middle line that starts from the point between anus and uterus and ends below the center of the lower lip. The governing vessel starts from the tailbone, moves up through of middle of spine; continue from the middle of the head and ends inside the center of the upper lip.

How to trace the acupoint?

Apply pressure on the point and on nearby area. The spot that is most pressure-sensitive is the required acupoints to treat the health issue.

Points given below in the figures are general points for the body organs and connected diseases. Similar points are at both sides of the hands and feet. There are many more points for curing the diseases that we will discuss in details separately for the individual disease. Massaging around these points gives an additional health benefit to cure the diseases.

General Treatment

Precaution: If you are suffering from any chronic disease, long-standing illness or from a disorder involving tissue change or degeneration, you should not do acupoint stimulation. Pressure should also not be applied on acupoints before or after 1/2 hour of taking hot water bath or taking your meal.

Information provided by acupressure specialist Mr.M.R.Monga. He is 85 years old and has the vast knowledge of acupressure and treated thousands of people free of charge. You may find the information useful for general treatment through acupressure points.

Cure Shoulder and Upper Arm Pain With Acupressure

Reasons and Treatment for Shoulder and Upper Arm Pain

Pain in the upper arm and shoulder is probably the most frequently heard problem. And since it is that frequent, it calls for some serious action from us. What causes severe discomfort in our shoulders? The reasons range anywhere between usual strains from overexertion to serious problems like dislocation. The instability in the shoulder joints is yet another major reason for excruciating pain in the upper arm.  Frozen shoulder, fracture in the upper arm bones and tendonitis from overuse form a huge base for the constant aching of a shoulder.

People who play rugby or are in martial arts should take special care of this part of their body because the risk is very high. Also, the ones suffering from overactive thyroid and diabetes are at a high risk of pain in the upper arm or shoulder. The diagnosis for shoulder and upper arm pain is done in various ways depending upon the severity of the issue. X-rays, MRI and Blood Tests help you know what kind of problem you are actually dealing with.

Treatment

There are various treatments for this problem that may vary depending on the type of problem.

Many doctors prescribe anti-inflammatory medications to their patients for the treatment of soft tissue shoulder pain. To heal your pain you can rub ice on the area of pain. Moist heats too can relax the discomfort. Physiotherapy and movement exercise is yet another way of getting rid of the pain.

Another remedy for the shoulder pain is acupressure if the pain is not due to fracture of bones, serious injury or dislocation. In this therapy, the pressure is applied to the acupoints that increase blood circulation and stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities. Acu-points are given in the figure. All these points are bi-focal that means both sides of the body. Details how to apply pressure on the point is given at “How to apply pressure on acupoints?”

Shoulder and upper arm treatment

 

For severe problems, you should see a doctor.

Precaution: If you are suffering from any chronic disease, long-standing illness or from a disorder involving tissue change or degeneration, you should not do acupoint stimulation. Pressure should also not be applies on acu-points before or after 1/2 hour of taking hot water bath or taking your meal.

Information provided by acupressure specialist Mr.M.R.Monga. He is 85 years old and has the vast knowledge of acupressure and treated thousands of people free of charge.

Cure Diarrhea with Acupressure

Diarrhea

Diarrhea is the condition when stool of a person develops an increase in liquidity, frequency, etc. If the stool is loose and watery and the person is feeling a frequent need empty the bowels then this may be a condition of diarrhea.  Chronic diarrhea remains longer than 4 weeks and may be the outcome of an intestinal medical issue (such as IBS).

Causes

Variety of causes like food intolerance/allergies, microbial infection, negative reaction to new medication, functional bowel problems, gallbladder/stomach surgery, parasitical infection, food poisoning, etc. trigger the issue.  Chronic diarrhea may be caused due to irritable or inflammatory bowel problem so in case of such a functional bowel issue, it is a must for all to visit the physician right away.




Symptoms

Common symptoms of the condition include nausea, cramping, dehydration (due to loss of hydration through watery stool), abdominal pain, fever, bloody stools, bloating etc. The problem is characterized by the frequent urge to empty the bowels so it is the central symptom, common to all.

To prevent dehydration during diarrhea, one should take more fluids (water, juices, sports-energy drinks etc.). One must always keep away from unhygienic substances while travelling to reduce the changes of microbial and parasitical infections. Acupressure is one of the best effective ways to relieve the issue. It has no side effects like other treatments.

In this therapy pressure is applied on the acu-points that increases blood circulation and stimulate the body’s natural self-curative abilities. Acu-points are given in the figure. All these points are by-focal that means both side of the body. Details how to apply pressure on the point is given at “How to apply pressure on acu-points?”

diarrhoea

Precaution: If you are suffering from any chronic disease, long-standing illness or from a disorder involving tissue change or degeneration, you should not do acu-point stimulation. Pressure should also not be applies on acu-points before or after 1/2 hour of taking hot water bath or taking your meal.

Information provided by acupressure specialist Mr.M.R.Monga. He is 85 years old and has vast knowledge of acupressure and treated thousands of people free of charge.