Mediterranean diet
Mediterranean dietReuters

Type-2 diabetes is one of the most common diseases that has been affecting many. The basic causes of type-2 diabetes are genetics and lifestyle.

It is found that lack of workout and intake of sugary diet lead to people being diagnosed with high sugar levels within a time span of 5 years. Around 90 percent of diabetics is found to be type-2, which impacts the health in various ways starting from slowing the body's wound healing speed, leaving one fatigued, hungry and thirsty.

High blood sugar also makes one prone to cardiovascular ailments such as heart stroke and also speeds up ageing.

Experts suggest Mediterranean diet to aid in depleting sugar levels, while providing the body with crucial nutrients. This diet helps in reducing blood sugar levels and preventing diabetes, improving fertility in women. It also helps combat eczema.

Mediterranean diet is a protein-rich diet, which includes whole grains, legumes, olive oil, a rich portion of fruits, salads, vegetables, chicken, fish and eggs along with moderate quantity of red wine, which is low on sugar and a great source of antioxidants.

Following this diet helps in controlling high blood sugar levels, weight and also combats depression, heart attack, inflammation as well as Alzheimer's disease. The benefits of consuming this low-carb diet shows up slowly. 

You can also switch to these options for breakfast in order to prevent type 2 diabetes as it keeps you full and nourished, while helping you lose weight:

  • Scrambled eggs
  • Fish cakes
  • Porridge with fruits
  • Lemon and roast chicken with garlic and thyme
  • Prawn kebabs
  • Bacon and broccoli fry
  • Lamb with crushed garlic