Diabetes is rising at an alarming rate in Nigeria, with children, men and women not being exempted from this condition. Occurring when an individual’s blood sugar is too high and when there isn’t enough production of insulin in the body, with symptoms ranging from frequent urination, intense hunger, weight loss, increased fatigue, irritability and more. While the cost of drugs aimed at managing diabetes are ever on the rise, there are natural foods which can combat and ultimately reverse the effects of diabetes.
Renowned for its richness in protein, beans helps to put a stop to high blood sugar. It can at any period be used as an alternative to meat in meals, plus it’s healthy. However, beans should be consumed in moderation due to its sodium content, to prevent heart burns.