Diabetes in on the increase in the UK and it is important for sufferers to stay active. This is equally relevant for those at high risk of developing diabetes.
A study revealed in 2013 that adults who took a short (15 min) walk about half an hour after each meal showed reduced glucose levels.
In an era where the daily walk is not so common anymore this is a top bit of advice. The short, regular walk showed more effective in controlling blood sugar levels than a one off longer bout of exercise.
Researcher DiPietro said, “You have to do it every day” to get the benefits and “It’s not a prescription for fitness, but simply to reduce diabetes risk.”
So get strolling after every meal!