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Type 2 Diabetes – The Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Spice to Help Manage Diabetes

Turmeric is possibly one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory spices out there. It has long been known as a powerful spice that has been used in India for millennia: as a spice and medicinal herb. Believe it or not, it can help you better control your type 2 diabetes. A study published in The International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism examined turmeric and its active ingredient curcumin and its ability to help treat type 2 diabetes.

Here’s what the research says about turmeric and type 2 diabetes…

  • increased glucose intake,

  • reduced hyperglycemia,

  • improved function of pancreatic cells and

  • decreased glucose production in the liver.

Overall, studies of turmeric in relation to the treatment of type 2 diabetes have found beneficial effects in lowering blood sugar levels.

In addition to supporting diabetes, turmeric has powerful anti-inflammatory health benefits, and the better you control your inflammation, the better your overall health will be, as the majority of diseases seen today are linked to some form of inflammation. Turmeric helps your body fight off foreign invaders. It also helps repair damage to your body.

Turmeric next to…

  • remove processed sugar,

  • processed foods and

  • additives from your diet,

can significantly help reduce your body’s overall inflammatory burden.

How to add turmeric to your diet. So how do you go about adding turmeric to your eating plan? One of the best ways is to make a Turmeric Milk Latte with…

  • ground turmeric,

  • full fat unsweetened coconut milk,

  • a pinch of ground black pepper and

  • a teaspoon of raw honey.

Enjoy this milk latte as an evening treat to end the day, reduce inflammation and support blood sugar balance. You can even add a pinch of ground cinnamon to support blood sugar.

Here are some other ways you can add turmeric to your diet…

  • blended into a smoothie

  • added to stir-fries,

  • enjoy a turmeric tea,

  • sprinkle it over dark green leafy vegetables,

  • Use it in soup, or

  • Add a pinch of frittatas or omelettes.

Turmeric is one of those spices that has been shown to have more health benefits than one can count, and blood sugar management happens to be one of them. Try making turmeric a regular part of your eating plan to support overall health and improve your diabetes management plan. A little goes a long way, so you don’t have to add tons, just a few squirts here and there, or a mug of turmeric milk will do your body good!

Thanks to Beverleigh H Piepers

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