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Balance your blood sugar levels naturally by drinking green tea

by , 25 October 2017
Balance your blood sugar levels naturally by drinking green tea
High blood sugar levels can predispose you to health problems such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease. For many people, high blood levels of glucose and insulin are the primary culprit in the accumulation of body fat.

Foods like vegetables, greens, melon, berries, whole grains, healthy fat and protein are well-known to help control blood sugar levels. Now, researchers that green tea is also excellent for keeping blood sugar levels in check. Read on for more.

Studies have shown that green tea helps balance blood sugar levels naturally

It’s the polyphenols and polysaccharides in green tea that help lower blood sugar levels. The catechin polyphenols and polysaccharides in green tea have also been shown to lower blood sugar levels in numer.
 
Researchers have actually found that EGCG – also known as epigallocatechin gallete, one of the catechin polyphenols in green tea – affects the primary way in which the body absorbs glucose. EGCG may help people with diabetes lower their blood sugar levels by mimicking the actions of insulin and inhibiting the liver’s production of glucose.

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While the liver naturally produces glucose, common blood sugar spikes usually occur from eating certain foods such as rice, bread, noodles, fruit, fish eggs, dairy products and oily foods. Recent studies suggest that the catechins in green tea may reduce the amount of glucose that passes through the intestineand into the bloodstream. People with diabetes can benefit from this by sipping green tea with meals.
 

This is how green tea brings high blood sugar levels back down...

When you consume starch, it requires an enzyme known as amylase to break it down into simple sugars that can be absorbed into your bloodstream. The polyphenols in green tea inhibit this enzyme, and this is how the tea helps bring high blood sugar levels back into a normal range.
 
One study showed that just one cup of green tea inhibited amylase activity of 87%! Another study showed that green tea extract reduced the normal elevation of blood sugar levels when subjects ingested 50 g starch.

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