Fruits For Hypoglycemia

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 Fruits for hypoglycemia treatment - PlumsTaking fruit especially in the form of juice is considered good for hypoglycemia treatment because it instantly supplies sugar to the blood and helps in restoring the normal blood glucose level. Hypoglycemia is a condition wherein the blood sugar dips much below the normal level leading to several symptoms like nervousness, headache, sweating, and fatigue. If the situation is not controlled on time, a person may also experience fatal symptoms like cardiac arrest or coma. It is normally an outcome of mismanaged diabetes though sometimes even a healthy individual fall prey to it.


 


 


 



Hypoglycemia Treatment With Fruits


 


 


Hypoglycemia treatment requires instant supply of sugar to the body. But giving simple sugars in such situation can raise the sugar to dangerous level leading to hyperglycemia. So, it becomes important to give sugar in easily digestible forms where it reaches immediately to the blood without causing a sudden peak. For this, the person should be given a glass of fresh fruit juice or easily digestible fruits like banana and stewed apple to restore the normal blood glucose level. Later on, the patient should be given six to eight small meals instead of larges ones in a day. The meal would comprise of easily digestible foods belonging to three basic food groups – grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables.


 


 


 



Important Fruits For Hypoglycemia Treatment


 


 


Some of the fruits which should be given to the patient suffering from hypoglycemia are as follows.


  • Apples

  • Apricots

  • Peaches

  • Berries

  • Pineapples

  • Avocados

  • Melons

  • Plums

  • Grapefruits

  • Cherries


 



The fruits mentioned above are either rich in vitamin B, C or E which help in normalizing the sugar metabolism and thereby restoring the normal glucose level in the blood.


 


 


 



In addition to the above-mentioned information on fruits for hypoglycemia treatment, one has to bear in mind that the intake and quantity of fruits varies in different stages of hypoglycemia treatment. During initial phase, the patient should take fruit juice, while later on carbohydrate rich fruits can be safely consumed.


 


 


 


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