Everyone should be well informed about the causes and symptoms of the diabetes. People should be aware and be careful about their blood sugar level. Everyone should take care of it because it can be reflected as diabetes or if you are healthy without diabetes it can result in it or give you many other health complications.

Stress, poor diet, certain health conditions, use of certain medications and lack of physical activity are some of the causes for high blood sugar level.

Symptoms – they do not usually mean that you have diabetes, they are just symptoms which indicate that you have high blood sugar:

  • problems with nerve
  • blurred vision
  • impotence
  • weight gain
  • itchy skin, dry skin
  • dry mouth
  • hunger
  • increased thirst
  • complications in stomach
  • fatigue and infections
  • it takes time for your wounds to heal
  • frequent urination
  • difficulty in concentrating

How to reduce its level with help of glycemic food?
If you want to avert the symptoms of your blood sugar, you have to increase the intake of low- GI because they own lower insulin levels. Also these kind of foods can be considered as foods who control the weight.The GI – glycemic index, runs from 0 to 100. It actually measures how much carbohydrate contains the food, which raises the blood glucose. Remember that ingredients with higher GI can be digested faster than the one with lower.

Low glycemic Foods, from 0-54

  • An egg – 0
  • Cup of hummus – 6
  • Cup of broccoli – 10
  • Cup of walnuts – 15
  • Cup of cherries 22
  • Cup of cashews – 22
  • ½ large grapefruit – 25
  • A cup of unsweetened yogurt – 23
  • Turkey sausage
  • Cup of butter beans – 31
  • A cup of kidney beans – 34
  • 1 medium apple – 38
  • A cup of green grapes – 46
  • 1 large banana 52
  • A cup spaghetti – 42
  • 8 ounces of pineapple juice – 46
  • 1 large carrot 47
  • 1 medium orange 48
  • A cup of peas – 54

Medium Glycemic Foods, from 55 to 69

  • Cup of brown rice – 55
  • Tablespoon of honey – 55
  • Cup of oatmeal – 58
  • 1 serving macaroni and cheese – 64
  • Cup of white rice – 64

High glycemic foods that need to be more avoided than consumed, from 70 to 100

  • Slice of white bread – 70
  • 2 cups of popcorn – 72
  • Glazed doughnut – 76
  • Rice cake – 78
  • 1 medium baked potato – 85
  • Corn flakes cereal – 92
  • 50 gr of glucose – 100

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