Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that can be brought under control if one commits to a healthy lifestyle. The primary threat posed by type 2 diabetes is high blood sugar levels and by adding this food type to your breakfast meal you will not only help to lower blood sugar but it will also help you to lose weight.
In a study published in BMC Nutrition Journal, the effects of avocado’s on glucose and insulin levels in overweight adults was analysed.
The study noted: “Avocados are nutrient dense with properties that may favourably impact energy balance.
“This study sought to evaluate if incorporating approximately one half of a Hass avocado will influence glucose and insulin response, and subsequent energy intake among overweight adults.”
The study concluded that those who consumed an avocado and a decreased desire to eat throughout the day which impacts weight management and insulin resistance.
Medical News Today said: “When a person has diabetes, the foods they eat each day can impact how they feel and how well they control their condition.
“In general, people with diabetes should eat foods that help control blood sugar levels and that offer health benefits such as lowering blood pressure and cholesterol.
“This is one of the best ways to keep diabetes under control, avoid complications, and lead the healthiest life possible and avocados offer all these benefits, and possibly more.