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Diabetes Center

Diabetes mellitus is a very common disease, one of the most widespread chronic health conditions in the world. At least 50% of all diabetics are unaware of their condition; and in some countries, this figure may reach 80%. Upto 11% of India’s urban population and 3% of the rural population above the age of 15 have diabetes. But, the good news is that upto 80% of type-2 diabetes cases can be prevented by lifestyle changes like adopting a healthy diet and increasing physical activity. This health center is aimed at creating awareness among the readers with our expertise in the medical domain, along with expert articles, diabetes tools, diabetes diet plan, and more, for a healthy and happy life.

 
 
 
 
What are the health benefits of Ragi (Nachani)?
(Speciality: Dietician)
 
Ragi contains 12-13 % moisture, negligible fat and about 10% protein with the essential amino acid methionine and lecithin. It is also loaded with they are high amounts of fiber, B-complex vitamins including niacin, thiamin, and riboflavin, minerals like iron, calcium and vitamin E. It is an excellent food for toddlers, adolescent girls’, expectant mothers and aged people. Additionally, the low glycemic index of nachani makes it ideal for diabetes as it blunts the rise in blood sugar once absorbed.

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