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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

How to Treat Diabetes with Garlic and Achieve Great Results

Diabetes is a chronic degenerative disease that is as a result of a disturbed body metabolism and consequent lack of harmony of the system. In modern societies like ours today, this ailment which has also been classified among lifestyle diseases, is fast becoming a common occurrence. But within our environment, and abundant in nature are wholesome solutions in terms of foods (fruits and herbs, etc) that you can easily access in order to adequately deal with or treat cases of diabetes. This list includes for instance - garlic, grapefruit, apple, broccoli which is closely related to cauliflower, bitter gourd, jambul fruit, kidney or French bean, lettuce, onion, soya bean, tomato, etc.

Garlic - a natural antibiotic

How diabetes occurs

However, diabetes (mellitus) commonly occurs due to the inability of the body to properly make use of foods that you have eaten sometimes due to the inability of your body to produce insulin, or again, the lack of proper use of the insulin produced by your body. Since ancient times however, healers have successfully deployed various forms of natural cure in treating diabetes. Among these many plants and herbal remedies that have been used to treat diabetes and achieve great results include also as listed above. But among them is one that you need to be looking at today - Garlic, an aromatic bulb used as seasoning.

The importance of garlic

Garlic, a vegetable that goes by the botanical name - allium Sativaum, has been found to lower blood sugar through the actions of its very active constituents. Garlic contains potassium which goes to replace the potassium that is lost by diabetics through the process of urination. It also contains the vital food nutrients - zinc and sulphur, which play active roles as constituents of insulin.

Also, experts believe so much that the absence or low levels of zinc and also manganese – both of them very important ingredients of insulin, in the system may be responsible for the onset of diabetes in the sufferers. What these trace elements do is really making sure that insulin is produced in the liver which leads to higher blood insulin levels and thereby lowering the blood sugar.