Top 21 Superfoods for Diabetics

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12. Leafy Greens

Leafy greens are regarded as miracle food for diabetics. Adding kale, collard greens, broccoli and spinach in their diet will provide magnificent benefits because of their nutrient content.

Spinach and collard greens can reduce the peril of diabetes. Leafy greens are enriched with Vitamin K&C, flavonoids, zinc, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and folate.

Best Vegetables for Type 2 Diabetes
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13. Red Onions

Red onions (both in cooked or raw form) are enriched with nutrients that can bust diabetes. These nutrients include flavonoids, fiber, potassium and folate.

Try to add ½ cup of red onions in every meal for getting optimum benefits. This food is also good for heart patients.

Are Onions Bad for Diabetics
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14. Yogurt

Yogurt is found to be very effective for preventing type II diabetes according to a research study published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2012.

Diabetics can eat yogurt as a snack or meal. The nutrients responsible for these benefits are probiotics, magnesium, calcium and Vitamin D. Greek yogurt is best to consume because it is low in sugar and high in protein.

What Yogurts are Good for Diabetics
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9 COMMENTS

  1. As A Certified Chef, I know how to cook good tasting food, not always the most healthy. This info is going to help change the way I eat, and for those who are eating my food. Although professional training in culinary graces all types, origins etc.., including healthy, it doesn’t always lend towards best dietary choices ! Not where the money is among the most affluent !
    My new charge is coming with newer ideas, tasty ones !
    Thank you for reminding me of my responsibility ! They (affluent persons) can’t pay for expensive dinners if they’re dead !

  2. Kindly inform about my future plan, I am 60years male, Having Diabetic type -2 , taking Insulin NovoMix 30, FlexiPen 28 points morning before breakfast & 26 points at bed time before dinner.Also taking Tablet Galvesmet 50/1000 BD. Fasting suger is not in control some what high from upper limit that is 126,122, 135 and so on.needs your expert opinion.
    Regards.

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