Start Saying Goodbye to Diabetes by Eating More Fiber

Nov 2, 2018 | ARTICLE, ARTIKEL | 0 comments


Diabetes is one of the diseases everyone’s afraid of. But in reality, there are so many Indonesians who live with diabetes. And the numbers just keep getting bigger and bigger by days not only because of the hereditary factor, which makes it possible for someone to develop diabetes due to his or her parents, but also because of their unhealthy lifestyle. Up until now, the most popular way of preventing diabetes has been avoid or limit the sugar intake. Those with diabetes have mostly chosen to give up on anything sweet, even rice that has become a staple for us Indonesians, because such food will quickly raise the sugar levels in their blood.

But avoiding sweets isn’t the only way to keep the blood sugar stable. As more people choose to lead a healthy lifestyle, there are now diabetic-friendly foods with low-glycemic index. Glycemic index is a number used to show how fast a certain food can be turned into sugar by one’s body. The lower the number, the slower it will be processed and the less it will affect the blood sugar.  But if it’s still pretty difficult for you to find or have food with low glycemic index, there’s an easier thing you can do to reduce the risk of developing diabetes: consuming more fiber.

It’s not a secret that fiber is good for the health, though it’s been mostly associated with digestion and people’s attempts to lose weight. So what does fiber have anything to do with diabetes?  As many have known, fiber can’t be digested by the body. Once it’s consumed, it will all come out of your body along with your feces. Because it can’t be processed by the enzyme, fiber doesn’t have too much effect on your blood sugar. Because of its characteristics, fiber helps make you full faster. It will make you feel full though you’ve only eaten a small portion of your food. The lesser food the body processes, the easier it is for you to control your sugar levels. Plus, fiber makes you feel full longer and helps you curb your snacking habits.

You can get fiber easily by consuming the likes of wheat, oatmeal, red rice, vegetables and fruits. But fulfilling your daily fiber needs is now easier, thanks to the multi-purpose creamer FiberCreme that can be added to your favorite dishes or drinks. Aside from being high in fiber, FiberCreme is cholesterol-and-gluten-free and is low in sugar. Additionally, it could be a solution for those with milk intolerance.





Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Artikel Terbaru

6 Unexpected Causes of blood Sugar Spikes. Beware of No. 4!

Blood sugar spikes can be very alarming, especially to people with diabetes. Indeed, diabetic people should keep their glucose level under control to help them avoid complications. Some complications that may occur include kidney failure, nerve damage, vision damage,...

FiberCreme Highlights Healthy Korean Food at FiberCreme Academy

FiberCreme held another offline FiberCreme Academy. This time, audience were invited to explore South Korean delicacies while unveiling the “Secrets of Food Science to Build Healthy Food Business”. Korean dishes were chosen as a theme due to the increasing popularity...

High cholesterol due to fiber? Bener Gak Sih?

Is it true that fiber can reduce cholesterol? The food we consume has an important role in lowering cholesterol levels in the body. One type of food that is believed to be good for lowering cholesterol is one that contains high fiber. But does fiber really have...

No drugs, here are 8 easy ways to lower blood sugar naturally

It is important that we keep our blood sugar levels normal. But if your blood sugar level has already been detected high, let's do the following easy ways to lower blood sugar! Some ways to lower blood sugar The first is with medical drugs such as metformin. In...

Resep Terbaru

Creamy Coconut Coffee

Creamy Coconut Coffee 20 grams FiberCreme100 ml coconut water120 gr ice cubes3 grams instant coffee15 grams sugar Blend all ingredients until smooth.Transfer to a serving cup, then serve.

Croissant Cereal Recipe
Croissant Cereal Recipe

  Croissant Cereal 20 grams FiberCreme, dissolved in 280 ml warm water 1 pc store-bought puff pastry20 grams sugar3 grams cinnamon powder Mix together sugar and cinnamon powder, set aside.Cut puff pastry into three rectangles of the same size. Then cut each...