Can Jamun Reduce Blood Sugar?

 

Fruits generally contain natural fructose that gradually increases blood sugar levels. Hence diabetics should keep a watch on the consumption of fruits. But there are reports that jamun is perfect for diabetic patients.

Nutrition value of Jamun(for 100gm):

Protein:0.70 gm
Carbohydrates: 14.00 gm
Calcium: 15.00 mg
Iron: 0.30 mg
Potassium: 55.00 mg
Sodium: 26.20 mg
Carotene: 48.00 mg
Vitamin C:18.00 mg
Energy: 62 kcal

Benefits of Jamun:
1) Improves bone health
2) Boosts immunity
3) Increases blood count
4) Improves heart health
5) Improves digestion

Jamun and Diabetes:

The best part about jamun is that it reduces the symptoms of diabetes. The leaves, the fruit and the jamun seed are effective at treating diabetes. The main ingredient in jamun that cuts the risk of diabetes is a chemical called jamboline which is present in the seeds. Jamun is known to lower blood sugar level for a longer duration. Jamun is an interesting fruit to increase insulin activity and sensitivity.



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