Obesity is one of the most difficult feat for most people to get rid of let alone if you combine it with a person who already has a chronic condition like diabetes.
According to diabetes.co.uk obesity is said to account for about 80% of developing diabetes type 2
This is the reason today I thought it convenient to talk about how to lose weight when you are diabetic using natural and scientifically proven ways.
Having had clogged arteries myself back in 2010 I understand how an underlying condition could affect a person.
In the article I will also talk about the programs which could also be helpful if you are looking to lose weight while you have diabetes.
Before we start you may be interested in checking my weight loss guide which is 100% free which will give you strategies which can help you lose permanently which you can use forever as your guide.
Dangers of obesity and diabetes
Before I start talking about how to lose weight when you are diabetic let us first understand why you actually need to lose weight in your condition and the problems associated.
Here are the dangers of diabetes (You can watch the Video if you prefer) also:
- Insulin problems:
According to research that was done by the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of health where they found a huge correlation between obesity and insulin resistant.
It is said that people with obesity are likely to have diabetes of any type as the body gets compromised of insulin when a person is overweight.
- Higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease
When your body is compromised of by diabetes and obesity your body is susceptible to heart disease.
This is because when a person is diabetic and overweight they tend to not be motivated to do physical activities which are needed.
So what happens when a person is not exercising as they should?
Well the blood flow in the body is not good which compromises your heart and make it have a harder job to deal with diabetes.
- Stroke risk
The same thing I said before that obesity can make you lazy and since you have diabetes your chances of getting stroke increase just like cardiovascular disease.
Focus on the right diets
The best way to lose weight is to look at the best diets which will be able to help to lose weight when you are diabetic.
Here are the best one:
- Vegan diet
Vegan diet is a diet which focuses on plant foods such as fruits and vegetables and there is the elimination of meat or any animal food.
The reason the vegan diet is one of the best diet is because the vegan diet involves eating natural food which are fresh.
According to diabetes.co.uk having a vegan diet is the best diet for people with weight loss programs which have diabetes since it helps with many things like lowering cholesterol.
I know how a vegan diet can be able to help you with almost any disease due to the fact that they it helped me unclogged my arteries.
- Mediterranean diet
A Mediterranean diet is also a great choice as this diet helps with obesity and diabetes due to its food groups which are filled with nutrients which have a good balance of sugar.
The other good thing about a Mediterranean diet is also the fact that the food you eat has the healthy fats or the good cholesterol (also known as HDL)
If you look at food like fish you will see that it has omega 3 fatty acids which are good for your immune system for example, helping you have good and healthy hair and nails.
Omega 3 fatty acids are also good for helping your body fight of chronic disease like cardiovascular and help manage diabetes.
Focus on protein and fiber
The best way to prevent diabetes or to manage it effectively is to make sure you blood sugar levels are balanced well.
The best way to do this is make sure you do not overeat so your insulin level stay at a healthy rate.
To make this possible the best way is to consume nutrients which will be able to help you feel full for longer. Those nutrients are protein and fiber.
Protein and fiber is, luckily, what makes up both the diets I talked about (vegan and Mediterranean diets).
Some foods are also the best to focus on and here are the best ones:
- Lentils and rice
- Chicken and vegetables
- Tofu and spinach (for vegans)
- Lean meat and beans
Drink cold water twice a week
Drinking cold water is another great way to help you lose fats as I have talked about on my previous blogs.
Cold water, when drank regularly, will enable your metabolism rate to increase drastically over time.
This is because the energy your body will use when trying to warm the water in the body will be large so if this is done weekly you can see how much it will influence the metabolism rate.
I also advise not drinking this water every day as this may also be not good for your lungs.
According to food.ndtv cold water should not be drank right after a meal because it will solidify the food and make it hard for your body to burn it.
Eat more natural food not processed food.
For people who are diabetic it goes without saying that they should stick to eating food which is by nature filled with less sugar.
The only good sugar they mus have is obviously that comes from nature. This is the reason they are told to stay away from eating too much unnatural sugar.
This is the other reason the vegan/ vegetarian and Mediterranean diets are the best for a person who is overweight and has diabetes.
Choose natural programs for weight loss
Again I mention natural things for obese diabetics and weight loss programs which can be as natural as possible are the best.
Are weight programs necessary?
The simple answer is yes.
This is because having a program is a sure way to help you stay on track with your goals and also the program will not have you consuming and drugs which could cause any side effects.
However it is vital to always check that the program you purchase is legit because as you know there are many scams out there looking to take your money and give you no value.
Luckily for you I have review loads of health programs weekly to find out the legit ones and the scam ones. You can check them on my review page.
Having diabetes while you are obese is not only a problem faced by a few people in the world but many globally thank you to our modern lifestyles.
Most people do not know how dangerous this can be so they end up just living with this condition.
However I want to say that this shouldn’t be the case because having such a condition exposes you to many disease and possible lose of life.
The best steps to take are simple but they all need to be done to help you lose weight while you are diabetic.
Here are the best steps which can work for anyone:
- Choosing the right diets
- Drinking cold water often (but not every day and not right after meals)
- Eating more protein and fiber foods
- Choosing natural weight loss programs.
Implementing all of these steps will greatly help you at the least get rid of the weight loss problem in the long run.
I hope you enjoyed this article and I hope it was helpful. If you have any questions or comments to add you are more than welcome to leave them below. I will be happy to engage.