Green tea and extract may decrease blood glucose and prevent type 2 diabetes and obesity, a review found. Over 10-year green tea drinkers had lower body fat and waist circumferences.
IHas been linked to weight loss
Diabetes-friendly black tea comes from the same plant as green tea. Stefanski says the same plant is processed differently.
Reduces Insulin Resistance
Diabetics need sleep. One night of bad sleep can lower insulin production and raise blood sugar, according to the CDC.
May Cause Sleepiness
Diabetes patients may benefit from ginger tea. Ginger root supplementation, stronger than tea, reduced fasting blood glucose and A1C in type 2 diabetes in 2015.
Reduced Fasting Blood Glucose
Diabetes raises the risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke, according to the NIDDK. Hibiscus tea improves heart health.
Reduces Blood Pressure
Though further research is needed, laboratory models suggest this herbal tea, derived from South African shrub leaves, may help with weight loss.
May Slow Diabetes
Palinski-Wade said peppermint tea may assist high-stress type 2 diabetes patients lower their blood glucose.