Diabetes fitness


Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where there is defective in insulin production or insulin action or both. The diabetic people need to keep fit to prevent the further complications and maintain the sugar levels at an optimal range.

The best exercise options for diabetics are,

Walking: The antioxidants are rich in vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals which fight against the toxins produced in the body. The antioxidants are polyphenols and flavonoids.

Tai Chi: There is limited evidence on this concept on the benefit of dark chocolate on cancer prevention.

Weight training: Flavonoids help in lowering blood pressure and cardiovascular risks. It significantly improves the circulation to the heart in healthy adults.

Yoga: The stearic acid and palmitic acids are present in dark chocolate. The stearic acid and cocoa polyphenols are involved in cholesterol control. The regular consumption of dark chocolate reduces LDL cholesterol and increases HDL cholesterol.

Swimming: Increase in blood flow to cerebral grey matter is beneficial in dementia and stroke. The improvement in cognitive function is dose dependent on the consumption of the dark chocolate.

Stationary bicycling: It makes the heart stronger and improves lung function. This exercise can be performed indoors and at any time of the day.


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