Diabetic people have low vitamin C levels. Vitamin C may reduce glycosylation. Vitamin C lowers sorbital in people with diabetes. Sorbital is a sugar that can accumulate and damage the nerves eyes and kidney of people with diabetes. C helps the heart, is an antioxidant. Vitamin C is not produced by the body; therefore it is necessary to take a huge amount of it.
Vitamin C significantly reduces urinary protein loss in people with diabetes
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It helps to breakdown fats and proteins, which helps in normal functioning of the nervous system, good for everyone with stress. A particular potential benefit of vitamin B supplements for diabetics is mainly its ability to lower blood levels of homocysteine (a suphur-containing amino acid). Vitamin B complex is used by the body to convert carbohydrates into glucose, which is then converted by the cells into energy, in other words metabolism.
safe to take because the body uses what it needs and excretes anything that is left over. I take Spring Valley High Potency B-complex purchased at Walmart
Romaine has better nutrional value than iceberg if you want to maximize your health benefits. Romaine contains vitamin C and beta-carotene,vitamin A, vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, manganese, chromium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and the minerals like potassium. Helps lower cholesterol, may fight cancer cells, brings down high BP. Much better than Iceberg lettuce.
Use Ken's Healthy Options for low cal salad dressing or lemon juice.
Spinach 1 cup of spinach provides your daily value of magnesium, a mineral that regulates blood sugar leveles. Provides us with K, A, B, calcium, folic acid and vitamin C and has other essential nutrients for overall good health. Enjoy a spinach salad, on sandwiches instead of lettuce, steamed, stuffed in chicken with feta cheese. Tomatos are a natural antiseptic and loaded with vitamins A, C, and K. A low fat veggie good for your heart, Eat 1 per day
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