This year, the World Health Organization (WHO) focused on increasing awareness about diabetes on WORLD HEALTH DAY. The aim is not only to create awareness but also to diagnose, treat and care for the disease.
According to WHO, 422 million people worldwide have diabetes, and that number is likely to double in the next 20 years. As we all know there are 2 types of diabetes: Type1, in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin on its own. Type 2, which is usually seen in adults and occurs when the body becomes resistant to insulin or doesn’t produce enough of it. According to the WHO, Type 2 diabetes cases have increased significantly in the past three decades.
In many cases, diabetes can be managed through healthy eating and exercise.
So, what exactly is your definition of eating right? Fewer carbs? Starving yourself? Or denying yourself wholesome delicious food thinking that you would lose weight this way?
Fad diets are never successful which we all have experienced at some point in our lives.
Let us put down five basic principles of eating right!