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❗❗PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR BLOOD SUGAR.
✅There is what’s called INSULIN RESPONSE when you consume sugar or Carbohydrates food or drinks. The rate at which your INSULIN is triggered to respond to the regulation of your blood sugar is important in nutrition.
✅As a type 2 diabetic patient, its even more important to take caution and be more informed about your options to maintain good blood sugar.
✅I’m sure as a lay man, what harm can something natural cause?? But in nutrition it’s not always like that. Nature can be dangerous too!!
✅500ml( a size of small bottled water) of Freshly squeezed orange juice is between 240 to 250 calories.
✅A whooping 54grams of natural sugar.
❗Imagine drinking this at a go ! Imagine the effect it’s gonna have on your insulin response and your blood sugar. It’s gonna SPIKE the blood …it will rise to quickly and sharply that it’ll require to be regulated as soon as possible.
❗Owing to the fact that THE DIETARY FIBER PRESENT IN THE ORANGE FRUIT will be TAKEN OUT DURING PROCESSING INTO JUICE. The role of the FIBER IN THERE IS TO SLOW THAT SPIKING AND NOT ALLOWED THE SUGAR MOVE IN QUICKLY INTO YOUR BLOOD STREAM.
✅✅SO Its advisable DIABETIC PATIENTS consume Whole FRUITS instead of Juice…to minimise SPIKING!!
✅And to also Practice Portion control while doing so because too much of fruits can still have effect of sugar level.
✳However, they can take advantage of these fruits when they suffer HYPOGLYCAEMIA (Low blood sugar) to quickly raise the sugar. It must be 100% fruits juice without added Sugar.
✅Why you need to be careful regarding store bought fruit juices as the labels can be confusing due to the added artificial sweeteners and sugar and colours to make up for the ones lost during processing.
✅If you have to drink fruit juice, do it yourself then you know you’re having 100% fruit juice. And don’t have more than 150ml- 200ml.
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