Increase your intake of dietary fiber from sources like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and legumes. Fiber can slow the absorption of glucose, helping to stabilize blood sugar levels.
Some studies suggest that cinnamon may help improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugar levels. You can add cinnamon to your food and beverages or take it as a supplement, but consult your healthcare provider first.
Consuming apple cider vinegar before meals may reduce post-meal blood sugar spikes. Dilute one to two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water and drink it before meals.
Fenugreek seeds or supplements may help lower blood sugar levels. You can soak the seeds and consume them or take them in supplement form after consulting with a healthcare provider.
Some studies suggest that chromium supplementation may improve insulin sensitivity. However, excessive chromium intake can be harmful, so consult a healthcare provider for proper dosing.
Bitter melon is a fruit that has been used in traditional medicine to lower blood sugar. It can be consumed as a vegetable, juice, or supplement.