Yes, you heard the topic right.It is Quite Prevalent these days and here you will get the appropriate information about it.
Mainly, Here we would be discussing all the following points:
-What is Jaggery ?
-Glycaemic Index ?
-Blood Glucose Level in Diabetes ?
-Do’s and Dont’s in Diabetes ?
So here you will all get to know about these many things in the article.
What is Jaggery ?
Jaggery or also known as gur,in hindi is an type of natural sweet .
-It is basically Gathered from the remains after sugarcane is being boiled.
-Sugarcane is boiled at 100 degree celcius in huge,large vessels untill it is converted into the black remains.
-Then it is cooled down for about 2-3 days .
-After that it is formed and made in oval shape through the hands .
-And then served .
Beneficial effects of Jaggery for Non-Diabetic Person ?
-Improve the Gut’s digestion
-Helps in treating Cold like Symptoms
-Improves the Immunity System
-Helps to Purify Blood.
-Maintains the Body temperature.-i.e.Homestatic condition
-Helps in controlling Blood Pressure
-A very Centric Cause for Production of Energy.
-Helps in glowing skin.
-Prevents Anemia as well.
Glycaemic Index ?
-In simple terms it means that the blood glucose level whenever a carbohydrate food is taken.
Glycaemic Index Range
|High GI||More than 70|
Blood Glucose level for Diabetes
-Basically the Blood glucose level is taken as a reference to know whether the person is diabetic or not.
-Following you get a table to know the values of it , presented in chart.
|Fasting||2hrs post Meal|
|Normal||70-90 mg/dl||<140 mg/dl|
|Diabetes||>126 mg/dl||>200 mg/dl|
Do’s and Dont’s in Diabetes
-Do not smoke
-Avoid from alcohol.
-Restrain from taking fat foods and oily foods.
-Do not eat bread chips as it increases blood sugar level.
-Should not Skip medication.
-Restrict the use of Processed foods.
-Diets plan should be calculated and used.
-Avoid using Dalda , Use olive oil instead .
-Add more of salad
-Add more of veggies
-Take 4-5 meals instead of 3 meals in a day
-Increase you exercise capability.
-Try reducing your obesity .
-Eat low Glycaemic Index foods below 50.
So Should we eat Jaggery if you are diabetic?
The answer, is no .
-Because it is high in its glycaemic index and sugary content as well.
-As it comes from, sugaracane only so its has a high sugary content .
-A research suggest that it contains 60-85 % sucrose in it.
And should be completely avoided . So Jaggery should not be taken if you are Diabetic.