The fruit that helps control glycemic spikes naturally

Blood sugar, also called glucose, is the main sugar found in the blood. This comes from the food that is consumed and is the main source of energy.

It should be noted that high blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) can be a sign of diabetes and other complications. According to a study published by Biotech This disease affects more than 100 million people worldwide.

Fortunately, blood sugar can be regulated if healthy habits are adopted, including the consumption of certain foods such as oranges. This fruit is essential to counteract the effects of diabetes because its properties allow it to reduce blood glucose.

In addition, specialists maintain that the composition of this citrus is characterized by its amount of water and fiber that it contributes to the body, also helping in the well-being of the digestive system and preventing problems such as diarrhea or constipation, according to the portal Earth, in their health and wellness section.

The composition of this citrus fruit is characterized by the amount of water and fiber it provides to the body. – Photo:

Specifically, its low sugar level will be key to not causing blood glucose spikes, added to the satiety it provides, which is very beneficial for people looking to reduce their body fat.

the magazine The sports world, In its health section, it revealed that there are several natural infusions to lower blood sugar, such as orange, thanks to its contribution of vitamin C, vitamin A, folate, fiber and potassium.

orange infusion

  • To prepare the infusion, boil a cup of water and when it is boiling, pour the juice of an orange and the peel.
  • However, to use orange peels it is important to clean them thoroughly and to do so it is recommended to submerge them in warm water with baking soda and vinegar until foamy.
  • Subsequently, rinse with cold water.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes and consume.

Other fruit-based juices to regulate sugar

Blood sugar can also be regulated, with some complementary fruits. Here are some shakes suggested by the portal better with health, to supplement food:

papaya and strawberries

The enzymes contained in this smoothie are ideal for metabolism, and the tasks performed by the pancreas when it comes to regulating blood sugar. In addition, its minerals and vitamins stimulate the elimination of toxins.

Ingredients

  • 6 ripe strawberries (20 g).
  • 1 cup of water (100 ml).
  • 1/2 papaya (150g).
  • 5 tablespoons of natural yogurt (50 g).

Preparation

  • Peel the papaya and cut it into three slices (not too thick).
  • Wash and drain the strawberries well.
  • Put all the ingredients in the blender glass and mix for a couple of minutes until they are well integrated.
  • Consume the smoothie on an empty stomach or as part of breakfast.
  • It is recommended to drink it at least 3 times a week to regulate blood glucose.

Kiwi, apples and spinach

This smoothie combines ingredients rich in vitamins, fiber and antioxidants that help regulate blood sugar levels. The absorption of these ingredients calms inflammation, improves digestion, and helps activate metabolic functions.

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe kiwis (100 g).
  • 2 green apples (60 g).
  • 3 glasses of water (750 ml).
  • A handful of spinach (25 g).

Preparation

  • Peel the kiwis and cut into slices.
  • Wash and chop the apples into julienne strips. Remove the seeds but not the skin.
  • Take all the ingredients to the blender and process until everything is integrated.
  • Distribute the smoothie for 3 shots a day.
  • Repeat its consumption 2 or 3 times a week.