Health Tips: Control blood sugar with Fenugreek (Methi)

These little seeds are commonly used as a spice in Indian cuisine, but did you knonw that fenugreek (or methi) is also powerful medicine. In fact, it's one of the oldest plant medicines. Fenugreek have been found to lower blood sugar, increase insulin sensitivity, and reduce high cholesterol, according to several animal and human studies.

In one of the largest studies on fenugreek, 60 people who took 25 grams daily showed significant improvements in blood sugar control and post-meal spikes.

Fenugreek actually belongs to the legume family (as do lentils) and the seeds are 50 percent fiber, which probably explains their blood sugar benefits. The seeds also contain an amino acid that appears to boost the release of insulin. An added bonus: They also reduce cholesterol.


  • Lavern Owie said:  

    i really need this. thanks for sharing. :)

  • Anonymous said:  

    Respected Sir,
    I think that you are the person I am looking for in Website. Kindly respond me soon for my questions below: How to take the fenugreek( Methi)? with food or to make powder or fry and grind or wet in water, empty stomach or anytime in a day etc. Also please prescribe few Indian vegetables, can I take Tea and how many times.
    It is enough now. Thank you S.Paul, Kolkata

  • Anonymous said:  

    Hi S.Paul,

    Take half a tea spoon of fenugreek seeds and soak it 1/4cup of water in the night and have it early morning(empty stomach) Results are very good no side effects you will feel to drink lots of water that's very good.
    I have taken fenugreek seeds and lost so much weight. Shhilpa



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