Mar 2, 2024, 01:39 PM IST

8 Indian spices that help prevent diabetes

Varnika Srivastava

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Haldi, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, can enhance insulin sensitivity and regulate blood sugar levels when consumed with warm milk or warm water.


Cinnamon or Dalchini enhances insulin sensitivity, regulates blood sugar, and slows carb absorption. Consume with tea or warm water mixed with honey.

Cinnamon or DalchiniĀ 

Fenugreek or Methi, a plant known for its anti-inflammatory properties, can be consumed by sowing methi seeds in water overnight, straining, and drinking in the morning.


Cumin or Jeera aids digestion, regulates blood sugar levels, and manages weight and metabolism, best consumed through daily meals.


Coriander or Dhania, enhances glucose uptake, boosts insulin production, and is an antioxidant, best consumed in daily meals.


Consume cloves with tea, warm water, or warm milk, as it helps control insulin level.


Garlic can be consumed regularly through meals or by taking a small piece before lunch, as it helps control diabetes.


SarsonĀ  Mustard or sarson when consuemd with meal helps to control diabetes.