Diabetes is a very common disease in Western society. With more people becoming over weight, diabetes and heart disease are often quick to follow. Bad dieting and food intake are common causes of diabetes, convenience food and busy schedules make it too easy for people to fall into a trap of lazy and bad habits. By implementing a more knowledgeable stance to your nutritional intake, you will be able to remain healthy and greatly reduce the risk of diabetes. Here are 11 foods that can help to combat diabetes. (Click the NEXT button below to view the entire slide show)
This exotic fruit has many reasons that make it a great food for combating diabetes. A study conducted by I-Shou University of Taiwan revealed that consuming guava without the skin can reduce sugar absorption in the blood stream. Guava is also high in vitamin C which can reduce the damage of cells linked with diabetes.