Blueberry Yoghurt Smoothie to Get Rid of Excess Blood Sugar

It is crucial for those suffering from diabetes to avoid food that can cause blood sugar to rise and should seek foods that can help to control or eliminate the blood sugar. Blueberries contains an active ingredient which is remarkably capable of getting rid of excess sugar in the blood hence really beneficial for the diabetics.  Blueberry is considered one of the super fruit to help lower blood sugar levels.  It contains the antioxidant called anthocyanin which can help in slowing down damages to the cell within the body.  High blood sugar levels is one of the causes for cell damage and this antioxidant can really help by decreasing cell damage that is caused by diabetes.

 

Yoghurt is effective in preventing the blood sugar form rising too high.  The high content of calcium in yoghurt is another effective factor in helping to reduce the potential risk of getting type 2 diabetes. 

 

Since honey is sweet, a lot of diabetic people are uncertain as to whether they are allowed to take honey.  Actually honey is a very safe natural substitute for sugar and can even help in improving blood sugar control provided the intake is not excessive.  Care must be exercised when buying commercial honey.  Make sure to buy pure honey only that has no added glucose, cane sugar, malt or starch.  In fact clinical studies have proven that pure honey is a better choice for diabetics compared to table sugar or non-nutritive type of sweeteners such as aspartame, splenda and saccharin. 

 

Blueberry yoghurt smoothie recipe

 

Ingredients

  • 100 grams blueberries

  • 150 grams low-fat natural yoghurt

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • Ice

  • 150 ml sparkling mineral water

Method

  1. Place the blueberries, yoghurt and honey in a blender and blend well.

  2. Place ice into 2 glasses

  3. Pour out the blueberry yoghurt drink equally into the 2 glasses and serve.

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