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Pomelo Fruit Good for Diabetic

Posted on August 18, 2013 | No Comments on Pomelo Fruit Good for Diabetic

The largest amongst all the citrus fruits (Citrus Maxima), Pomelo is primarily high in citric acid and vitamin C, which help the body eliminate free radicals. Thus, just like all citrus fruits, pomelo is used to help relieve people suffering from fever, colds and flu. Its juice extracted from crushing the pulp contains sugar, citric acid, and other minerals.

For diabetics, Pomelo is a great fruit for helping lower blood sugar. It helps diabetic patients in two ways. Pomelo helps reduce the secretion of insulin, which in turn dampens the appetite to eat. Also, in stultifying appetite, it reduces the consumption of carbohydrates which also lower the creation of blood sugar. Similarly, the fruit also helps obese people to lose weight following the same procedure. Thus, pomelo is a great fruit for losing weight and for maintaining a great body.

Aside from its direct contribution in reducing blood sugar levels, other nutritional contents of the fruit further makes it useful for diabetics who are prone to other diseases. For instance, it reduces the cholesterol levels which lower the risk of getting high blood pressure and heart related disorders. Because diabetic patients require body cleansing, the vitamin C and potassium of the fruit help people to urinate regularly to get rid of bad chemicals i.e. estrogen in the body. Diabetics are also prone to nerve related problems, which is addressed by eating pomelo by increasing one’s stamina.

The potassium content of the pomelo help make muscles stiff and tight which decreases the sagging of the body due to diabetes. Most importantly, the flavonoids, help avoid the formation of tumors and cancer cells in the prostate, intestines, breast and pancreas. Generally, pomelo fruit helps improve a person’s immune system to be resistant to other diseases to which a diabetic person becomes more prone due to its inability to absorb nutrients.

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