Here are a few tips for diabetics to follow for a better health:
Maintain your weight and waist circumference: Calculate your BMI and maintain it between 23-25kg/m2. Also, abdominal obesity is one major causative factor for precipitating diabetes. A measure of more than 90cm (men) and 80cm (women) signals abdominal (central) obesity in Asians. A study of 50 Asian Indians with type 2 diabetes and elevated cholesterol levels found taking whole almonds helped to reduce waist circumference and lower C reactive protein.
About the Almond Board of California
Almond Board of California in India
India has a rich and long standing tradition of almond consumption. The Almond Board of California celebrates this tradition and looks at the county as a market of great potential and importance. This is a reason for the board to continue to invest resources to run and support an active marketing, trade and market access programme in the country.
By the means of this programme, the board aims to build awareness around the multiple nutritional benefits of consuming almonds every day post validating them through learnings obtained from various nutrition researches.
To achieve this and as a part of the India programme, Almond Board of California engages with consumers, health care professionals, importers, food companies, government and regulatory agencies within the country.