Sunday, April 16, 2023

Can diabetics eat peanuts?

 Many people like to eat peanuts, but does it not have a negative effect on the health of diabetic patients?

 Diabetic patients often think that eating peanuts is not harmful.

What are the health effects of eating peanuts?

Diabetes patients need to use a diet that does not increase blood sugar levels too fast after eating. Peanuts are not primarily nuts but a legume as the name suggests.

Since peanuts have similar characteristics to both legumes and nuts, it is often considered to be nut.

 There is a lot of evidence that indicates that the use of beans and nuts is beneficial for a person's health.

 Is eating almonds more beneficial for health after soaking them?

 A study has shown that nuts and beans reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other diseases, the risk of all these complications is very high for the patient of diabetes.

 By eating 28 grams of peanuts, the body gets 161 calories, 7.31 grams of protein, 4.57 grams of carbohydrates, 26 mg calcium, 1.3 milligrams of iron, 48 mg of magnesium, 107 mg of phosphorus, 200 mg of potassium, 5 mg of sodium and 0.93 mg of zinc.

 Peanuts also contain some amount of fat, B vitamins and vitamin E.

 What are the effects on blood sugar?

According to medical experts, the nutrients present in peanuts are beneficial for health and eating it has little effect on blood glucose levels.

 Diabetes patients have to choose each of their diets based on the glycemic index (GI) score.

 In this index, a diet is rated between a score of 0 and 100, taking into account the effect on blood sugar.

 If 0 means no effect on blood sugar, then 100 indicates pure sugar.

 Peanuts have a GI score of only 14 and that is why its use for diabetes patients can be beneficial for health, just eat in moderation.

 Diabetes patients have a very high risk of cardiovascular diseases and that is why they should make dietary choices carefully so that they can also reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.

 So whatever diet is beneficial for heart health, it can also be beneficial for diabetes patients.

 In one study, it was discovered that people who used to eat peanuts and other nuts had a lower risk of death from heart disease.

 Research indicates that there may be a link between eating peanuts and good heart health, but more research is needed in this regard.

 Presence of fiber Peanuts also contain fiber and the use of this dietary component reduces cholesterol levels, keeps the feeling of fullness for a long time while slowing the process of absorption of sugar.

 According to research reports, excessive use of fiber reduces the risk of getting affected by type 2 diabetes by 20 to 30 percent.

 Peanuts are high in fat and calories, but according to some research reports, eating it in moderation can help reduce body weight.


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