Diabetes is such a disease, due to which the sugar level in the blood starts increasing. This is the reason why this disease is known as sugar. Sugar patients need to be very careful about their diet so that their blood sugar level remains under control. In such a situation, the question is whether onion should be eaten in sugar or not. In the research done on this, it has been told that sugar patients can consume onions.

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Today, in this article, we will know in detail whether we should eat onion in sugar or not -

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  1. Can we eat onions with sugar?
  2. Takeaway
Doctors for Is Onion Good for Diabetic Patients?

Yes, sugar patients can include onions in their diet. Actually, including onion in the diet can control blood sugar levels. Especially diabetic and pre-diabetic patients should include onions in their diet. It is explained below in a step-by-step manner -

  • It has been seen in research that type 2 diabetes can be controlled by the consumption of red onion. According to the report published on the site NCBI, a decrease of about 40 mg/dl in fasting blood sugar was found after about four hours after feeding about 100 grams of red onion to a patient suffering from type-2 diabetes.
  • Apart from this, some research has also been done on animals, in which it has been seen that blood sugar can be controlled by consuming onion.
  • In a study on rats suffering from diabetes, it has been seen that rats were given 5% onion extract mixed with food for 28 consecutive days. After this, his blood sugar level decreased significantly. Along with this, there was a lot of reduction in body fat.
  • Compounds like quercetin and sulfur are found in onions, which are rich in anti-diabetic properties. In such a situation, consuming onion can be beneficial for sugar patients. It is clear from this research that sugar patients can consume onions.
  • Research suggests that quercetin interacts with cells in the small intestine, pancreas, fat tissue, and liver. This helps in controlling blood sugar throughout the body.

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Blood sugar levels can be controlled by consuming onions. In such a situation, the consumption of onion can be beneficial for sugar patients. Just keep in mind that if your sugar level is getting high, then in this situation, consult a doctor, so that serious conditions can be avoided.

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