Prevention of Diabetes
Peoples who are at risk of diabetes, can choose lifestyle modification and there by present diabetes in their future. There is a lot of evidence that lifestyle changes (achieving a healthy body weight and moderate physical activity) can help prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.
Always choose Healthy Foods
It is always better to select foods that are low in salt, fat, calories and high in fiber. In our daily foods, major portion should be whole grains and vegetables. Have plenty of water and also consume fruits instead of fried snacks or Jung foods.
Be Physically Active
Make physical activity a part of your life .Walk for 30 min or more daily whenever you get a chance or option, or physical activity, go for it. Use stairs instead of it, walk short distance instead of taking vehicle, plan for group exercise including family members etc.
Lose weight if you are overweight or obese: losing excess weight and maintaining normal or near normal weight, prevent diabetes.
Mental health is very important preventing diabetes. Controlling our emotions positively, positive talks and thought can do better for a healthy happy life. Yoga helps to coordinate our breath, mind and body to promote relaxation, develop breath awareness and provides a sense of inner strength or peace.There are many ‘asanas’- various body postures- breathing methods and meditation, which are all planned and designed to promote physical comfort and mental strength.
Many studies and researches confirm that yoga is help full in improving overall quality of life. Regular practice of yoga will help to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, lipids and improve overall wellbeing . It’s also supportive in weight lose programmes and also for maintaining normal weight
Smoking is a well-established risk factor for many chronic diseases, including diabetes and its complications. As well as other harmful effects, smoking increases abdominal fat accumulation and insulin resistance. All smokers should be encouraged to quit smoking. However, weight gain is common when quitting smoking and therefore dietary advice on avoiding weight gain should also be given.