Here’s how to celebrate a sugar-free Diwali

Enjoying festivals with your loved ones without having delicious sweets or desserts becomes next to impossible for people with diabetes.

Here are some tips to manage your diabetes without putting yourself at risk of hypoglycemia or hyperglycemia.

Go for sweets made with natural sweeteners such as dates or figs instead of buying traditional sweets like kaju katli or boondi ka laddoo as it has loads of sugar.

Using healthier ingredients such as millets and quinoa while cooking can also be a good way to control blood sugar.

If you are going out to your friend or relative’s place, choose to eat a few dry fruits or nuts and drink lots of water throughout the day.

Eating light snacks such as bowl of soup or salad, fruits, rice of wheat puffs at regular intervals can help to keep the blood sugar normal.

Eat healthy, avoid alcohol and stay active to enjoy the festival and holidays in a stress-free way.

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