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9 Incredible Foods for Diabetics

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Even though we live in a pill-popping, drug-oriented culture, more and more people are starting to realize that food is really our best medicine. In most of the chronic and degenerative diseases, poor diet is either the direct cause or a significant factor. This is especially true for diabetes. Here are 9 incredible foods that will benefit people suffering from diabetes.

1. Beans And Lentils

Beans-and-lentils

Beans and lentils have low calorie in them. They have high amount of protein and fiber along with potassium and magnesium.

2. Capsicum

Capsicum

Capsicum has a high dietary fiber content. It is rich in vitamin A and c, potassium, calcium and fiber.

3. Fat-Free Dairy

Fat-free-dairy

For diabetics the fat free dairy products are extremely beneficial. The milk products are rich in vitamin D. It also helps to strengthen teeth.

4. Mushroom

Mushroom

Mushroom do not have sugar content in it. It provides vitamin D for the body. It is also fat less and helps in reducing the cholesterol.

5. Nuts

Nuts

Nuts contain high levels of unsaturated fats that contribute to “good” cholesterol. Nuts also deliver healthy doses of fiber and magnesium.

6. Okra

Okra

Okra contains potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, and calcium. It’s low in calories and has a high dietary fiber content.

7. Sweet Potato

Sweet-potato

Many people with type 2 diabetes love potatoes, but can’t afford the starch. Sweet potatoes are a great alternative. They are high in fiber and vitamins A and C.

8. Tomato

Tomato

Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamins C and A, plus they are rich in lycopene, a powerful antioxidant. Lycopene is also associated with a significantly decreased risk for heart disease.

9. Wheat

Wheat

We are all aware that wheat has high amounts of fiber. Wheat also contains omega 3, foliate, magnesium, potassium and chromium.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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