Cranberry diabetes

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cranberry diabetescranberries contain a lot of useful substances are organic acids (benzoic, citric, quinic), pectins, vitamins C, B1, B2, B6, PP, iodine, and minerals (potassium, calcium, phosphorus, iron).

the Main therapeutic drug berry is its extract is a thick dark red liquid with an astringent sour taste. It is used to make fruit drinks, cooked jelly, add in herbal teas. Used as a febrifuge and hypovitaminosis. Cranberry juice increases the effectiveness of antibacterial drugs used in the treatment of pyelonephritis. It is also recommended for joint pain caused by rheumatism, in eye diseases, dentistry and so forth.

not so long ago, the researchers found that cranberry helps to lower the blood sugar level in diabetes type 2 diabetes. Patients with type 1 disease, changes have been identified, but the sugar level is not increased during the intake of cranberry extract equivalent to one serving of juice (240 ml).

the action of this plant (also useful tea from the leaves cranberries in diabetes) due to its ability to stimulate the pancreas. In addition, cranberries reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood and is low in calories, which is also important for diabetics.

according to the researchers, cranberry juice can significantly improve the quality of life of people with diabetes. You need to drink 240 ml of this beverage daily for three months in a row or replace it with extract.

to diversify the menu, the above amount of juice is good to use to prepare various meals or mix it with other drinks.

for Example, diabetes is useful in half to dilute the cranberry juice fresh carrot juice or to cook with a cocktail mixer: 50 g cranberry sauce and 150 g of cold kefir.

Cranberry jelly is prepared as follows: press juice from 100 g of fresh berries, and pomace pour 2 cups of water and brought to a boil. After straining the broth added previously soaked in a small amount of juice, gelatin (3 g) and again brought to the boil. Then all is mixed with the remaining juice and xylitol (15 g), and poured into molds.

Very useful in diabetes mellitus lettuce from sea Kale with fresh cranberries. In addition, cranberries can be dried and in this form of the "snacking" between meals. A plus is the fact that in the latest form of this powerful berry can be stored for up to two years in the freezer or cold boiled water in the refrigerator.