Diabetic Drink Recipes, Indian Diabetic Drinks
Diabetic Drink Recipes, Indian Diabetic Drinks. Chilled juices and drinks are a welcome addition for most of us! But diabetics are usually advised not to include sugary, fat laden drinks as well as canned juice in their diet. This is just for the reason that most drinks and juices turn out to be a concentrated source of energy and carbs which may cause alteration in blood sugar levels. This isn’t a good sign for diabetes.
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Well, we have tried in this section to create some drinks which are not only delicious but super healthy and diabetic-friendly too. Many of these drinks have been created with fiber rich or water-filled veggies, while others use low-fat ingredients to bring about the right flavour. Try and avoid fruity flavoured drinks and juices. None of the drinks in this section have added sugar too. These refreshing drinks will help you maintain regular blood sugar levels, and healthily answer your craving for drinks, mocktails and shakes!
Karela for diabetic drinks
See why karela juice is good for diabetics. Made from bitter gourd and lemon juice only. Karela Juice is a boon for those with diabetes, because the high dose of insulin and other anti-diabetic substances in the karela plant help to control blood sugar levels! It is suggested that diabetic people have it first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Doing this regularly is sure to avoid unnecessary spike in blood sugar levels. Plus, being a good source of potassium , Karela Juice is beneficial for those with high blood pressure too.
How To Make Karela Juice, Bitter Gourd Juice for Diabetes
Jamun for diabetic drinks
See why jamun is good for a diabetic drink.
Diabetes-friendly jamun blends with low-fat curds to make a delectable smoothie. Jambolene, the enzyme found in jamun, helps to utilize the glucose in the body thereby inhibiting the unwanted rise in the blood glucose levels. Try this jamun smoothie recipe
but have it as a treat only as it has sugar substitute in it.
Curd for diabetic drinks
Diabetics should avoid full fat curd and opt for low fat curds to avoid any build up of fat which may lead to other health complications. A drink made with low-fat chaas can be included in a diabetic meal. We have made the traditional chaas with low fat curds for diabetics called low fat chaas recipe. Include this low fat chaas after lunch to aid digestion or in between meals as a nourishing drink option.
Low Fat Chaas Recipe , Indian Low Fat Buttermilk
Vegetable Juice for Diabetes
Vegetables are a must for diabetes – this is a known fact. The fiber in them aids in controlling blood sugar levels. Of course, the starchy ones need to be avoided. Veggies are used in many ways to make sumptuous traditional subzis, but here we have used some of them to whip up quick nutritious drinks. Minty Cucumber Cooler is one such example. Water-filled and low glycemic index cucumber has been paired with low-fat curd and perked up with mint to make this delicately flavoured drink.
Minty Cucumber Cooler
Neem Juice for Diabetes
Chewing on neem leaves as well Neem Juice both can help control the elevated blood sugar levels which is the topmost goal of diabetes. The flavonoids in the Neem Juice bags the credit for this effect. This Neem juice should be consumed after consulting your doctor and depending on the dosage of medicine. Excess of Neem Juice may cause a reverse effect viz. hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels) in some cases. So include it in small amounts twice a week and check for side effects if any. If it doesn’t suit, discontinue it.
Herbal infusions or decoctions made without sugar, honey or jaggery can be embraced in as diabetic-friendly drink. Use the vast variety of fresh and dried herbs from Nature’s basket like lemon grass, tulsi, mint, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and so on to make your own herbal cup. Try our tested recipes like Fresh Mint and Lemon Tea and Tulsi Tea. With unmistakable accents of herbs, these hot drinks are sure to lure you. Sip on them in between meals to have a positive effect on blood sugar levels.
Fresh Mint and Lemon Tea
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