Diabetes Superfoods can come to the rescueBy
Diabetes involves metabolism, but this doesn’t mean food is the enemy of people living with diabetes. Good food is in your prescription for health and and proper nutrition plays a role in getting and maintaining blood sugar control.
Some foods are better than others in helping to reach diabetes control. The American Diabetes Association has identified the top 10 diabetes superfoods in an effort to encourage individual steps for staying healthy. These foods have glycemic impact and are rich in the key nutrients we often miss out on in our current eating habits. Those key nutrients include calcium, potassium, fiber, magnesium and vitamins A, C and E.
Here are your 10 Diabetes Superfoods
- Dark Green Leafy Vegetables
- Citrus Fruit
- Sweet Potatoes
- Fish High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- Whole Grains
- Fat-free Milk and Yogurt
- Strawberries with Honeyed Yogurt Sauce
- Grilled Salmon Salad
- Shaved Pear Salad
- Braised Cabbage with Apples
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