4 Must-Try Juice Recipes for Diabetics

4 Must-Try Juice Recipes for Diabetics - Home Juice

Diabetes shouldn’t hold you back from the power of fresh juice. That’s why today we’re sharing our favorite diabetic juice recipes! 

Since common juices include high amounts of fruit – which contain sugar – they’re not ideal for someone with diabetes who needs to maintain steady blood glucose levels. As a result, diabetics should  stay away from fruit juices with a high glycemic index or high sugar content.

Fresh veggies, on the other hand, tend to have a low glycemic index. This means that fresh veggie juices are perfect for those with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. 

We always recommend consulting with your doctor and keeping a close eye on your blood sugar levels when changing your diet. If you’re clear to start juicing, you’re in for a bunch of amazing benefits. Juicing makes it easy to increase your daily vitamin intake and improve your overall health.

Before diving in to the recipes, let’s talk about the “no-go” fruits.

At HOME Juice we have low fructose cleanse that will help you in daily green intake and keeping your diabetes low. Head to www.homejuice.com.au to find out more.

Avoid These Fruits That Are High in Sugar

  • Mangoes 
  • Pineapple 
  • Cantaloupe
  • Honeydew 
  • Watermelon 

Try switching out your fruit juice for fresh vegetable juice, or fruit juice that has low sugar and contains nutrient-packed fruits and veggies.

Instead, Try These!

These fruits and veggies are low in sugar and perfect for a diabetic’s juicer:

  • Carrots 
  • Kale
  • Celery
  • Strawberries 
  • Blueberries 
  • Avocado
  • Cucumber 
  • Grapefruit 
  • Spinach 
  • Chard
  • Cabbage
  • Kiwi
  • Brussels Sprouts 
  • Romaine 
  • Red pepper 
  • Collard greens 
  • Tomatoes  

Although these fruits and veggies have a low glycemic index, you should always keep a close eye on your blood sugar levels! 

Let’s get into the fun part, the recipes!

Carrot Juice Recipe for Diabetics

Yield: 24oz – the yield may vary depending on the produce. 

26.4 oz Carrot
7.7 oz Red Apple
7.7 oz Green Apple
0.7 oz Lemon
0.7 oz Ginger 

This healthy juice recipe is easy to make and has a great carrot base that blends well with apples, lemon, and ginger. Not only is this recipe delicious, but it will also aid you in your digestive health, blood pressure regulation, immune system strength, decreases the risk of heart disease, improves vision, and more! 

Cucumber Juice Recipe for Diabetics

Yield: 24oz – the yield may vary depending on the produce. 

20 oz Cucumber
15.4 oz Green Apple
6 oz Kale
2.4 oz Lemon 

This hydrating juice is perfect for any time of the year. Sit back, relax, and drink in the fresh goodness.

Cabbage Juice Recipe for Diabetics

Yield: 24oz – the yield may vary depending on the produce. 

4.62 oz Chard
3.64 oz Kale
2.44 oz Green Cabbage
15.82 oz Green Apple
2.66 oz Celery
3.56 oz Lemon 

Have you ever thought about drinking cabbage juice? Probably not until now! This recipe is the perfect green juice for you to enjoy any time of day – plus full of the wonderful benefits of green cabbage. Some of these include Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber, aids in digestion, promotes detox in the body, and so much more! 

Homemade V-8 Juice Recipe for Diabetics

Use the freshest ingredients possible

Yield: 24oz – the yield may vary depending on the produce. 

0.22 oz Red Beet
6.44 oz Carrot
4.42 oz Celery
1.42 oz Romaine
0.72 oz Parsley
1.26 oz Spinach
22.92 oz Tomato
0.28 oz Watercress
0.16 oz Garlic
Salt to taste!

We truly love this homemade spin on the classic beverage, V-8! Now, you can make your very own version of this delicious juice right from your home. When you combine all the ingredients, they become a nutrient power-house ready to keep you coming back for more! 

Having diabetes shouldn’t stop you from experimenting with juicing! The key is staying away from juices that contain high levels of sugar – that’s why these great recipes are a wonderful place to start.

 

 

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