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10 Ways To Lower Your Diabetes Risk

Diabetes is becoming more and more prevalent within the United States. There are 79 million Americans at least 20 years of age that have been diagnosed as pre-diabetic. Additionally, there are 29 million with diabetes.

Insulin moves sugar (or glucose) from the bloodstream into fat cells, muscle, an the liver. Without the appearance of insulin, the blood glucose levels will climb — which then could lead to severe tissue damage and a plethora of other health issues.

While many rely upon insulin shots and a myriad of other medications, there are those who’d rather operate with more of a holistic approach.

Here are 10 natural ways to prevent diabetes naturally:

1. Exercise Every Day

It’s paramount to get some form of physical activity on a daily basis. This task isn’t always easy — especially when factoring in a full day of work (and in some cases a commute). In any event, 30 minutes of walking is a simple and very manageable amount of time needed to get in the requisite amount of physical activity. Physical activity improves tissue sensitivity to both weight management and insulin.