Diabetes is a disease that causes sugar in the blood vessels to be higher than normal. During diabetes the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin (Type 2 or can’t use the insulin it makes well enough and sugars build up in the blood, which can be detrimental long term to overall health.
Foods/Choices to Include:
- Unprocessed and unrefined foods that are low in added sugars (and sugar overall) and that contain fiber, healthy fat or protein
- Fiber-rich foods: Whole grains and whole wheat products (oats, brown rice, quinoa), fruits and vegetables, beans and legumes
- Healthy fat: Nuts and seeds unrefined oils, avocado
- Magnesium-rich foods: Nuts and seeds, dark green vegetables
- Chromium-rich foods: Whole grains, raw tomatoes and onions, potatoes, broccoli, black pepper
- Nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables: Beets, berries, dark leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables (Brussels, broccoli, kale), orange and yellow vegetables (carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin), onion, garlic, leeks.
- Herbs and spices: Cinnamon, ginger, fenugreek, turmeric
Foods/Choices to Avoid:
- High sugar and processed foods
- Refined carbohydrates
- Conventional/grain fed meats
- Fried foods
- Whole milk based dairy products
- Cakes, candy, cookies, crackers, pies
- Stick margarine, lard, nondairy creamers
- Sugary beverages like soda and fruit juices/drinks that are not fresh
- High sodium foods (more than 250 mg per serving)
- Products like canned soup/vegetables, processed meats
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