15 Potent Kitchen Remedies that Prevent and Treat Diabetes


There are two forms of diabetes an individual can get, which are type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed in young children through young adulthood. It is a form, which does not allow the body to produce insulin, which is necessary to create a hormone needed to convert the foods into energy.  Type 2 diabetes, is a condition that causes the blood sugar levels to rise higher than average, which is known as hyperglycemia. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form and both children and adults can form this condition.

Thankfully, there are natural remedies that can actually prevent both diseases from occurring.

1. Cinnamon: Proven to be one of the most effective remedies to prevent diabetes and even help treat it is organic ground cinnamon. Cinnamon contains medicinal properties that help reduce blood sugar levels while increase insulin levels naturally when they need to be. To get this delicious warming spice into your diet sprinkle it in coffees, herbal teas, oatmeal dishes, applesauce snacks, or on fresh slices of apples.

2. Grapefruits: A citrus fruit that is highly concentrated in vitamin C and antioxidants is the grapefruit. This powder citrus from is able to help lower blood sugar levels when they are too high so they can reach a more stable level that is healthy for the body. The best way to get this citrus fruit into your daily diet is to slice it in half and eat the freshly juice fruit inside. You may even want to sprinkle some cinnamon over the top along with a drizzle of honey to help sweeten things up a bit. However, if you have the disease already use caution when using honey. Maybe use a diabetic safe sweetener instead.

3. Garlic: Fresh garlic is known for keeping evil spirits away along with vampires, but this powerful bulb is also outstanding for keeping blood sugar levels stable and promoting healthy blood flow throughout the body. This is because garlic contains several antioxidants and medicinal properties that not only keep diabetes away, but cancers and other diseases too. To get this potent remedy into your diet, crush up garlic cloves and toss them into sauce, over lean meats, salads and vegetable dishes. Heck, you can even eat a clove straight up if you are brave enough.

4. Onion: Onions are another amazing diabetes prevention remedy to use. Onions contain medicinal properties that help balance out blood sugar levels while providing the body with potent antioxidants that help keep diabetes away. Chopped up some red, yellow or white onions and add them to soups, stews, casserole dishes, salads, sandwiches and veggies wraps. Your body with thank you for doing so.

5. Almonds: Almonds are rich in carbohydrates and protein, which is required to help rise glucose levels when they are down. The nut also helps promote weight loss, which is essential for preventing diabetes and maintaining it. The best ways to get almonds into your diet is to drink their milk, eat almond butter, or eat a handful or two of raw almond nuts. You can even toss them onto salads to create a nutty flavor and crunchy texture.

6. Jamun: Jamun is extraordinarily for diabetes patients as it contains jambolin, which prevents the transformation of starch from the food into sugar to help controlling the blood sugar levels. It’s advised to consume 200 grams of jamun everyday for people with diabetes.

7. Neem: Neem has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, neem leaf extracts and seeds are widely used as an active ingredient as a cure for diabetes, it’s found to be efficient in reducing the insulin requirements of the body.

Other remedies that contain preventive properties against the two diseases to consider adding to your diet are:

8. Apple cider vinegar

9. Flaxseed

10. Alfalfa

11. Soy beans

12. Coffee

13. Sweet potatoes

14. Jambul fruits 

15.  Indian gooseberry.

Eating a well-balanced diet, getting plenty of exercise and rest and staying well hydrated also helps prevent the disease. It is also wise to stay away from processed foods and junk foods high in cane sugars and sodium.





Heidi Kristoffer
I am Heidi Kristoffer, as an expert on natural health and holistic medicine, I am willing to help people live happier capable lives by sharing my health opinions with others. I am good at writing topics such as: medicine, natural remedies, foods and mental health. I think living a simple and healthy life, including eating healthy, exercising regularly and positively thinking, is the best medicine.