The typical western diet is lacking a group of key nutrients including: calcium, potassium, fiber, magnesium and vitamins A, C and E. Here is a list of 5 foods you should incorporate into your diet with a low glycemic index and will help provide the key nutrients listed above.
High in fiber and a good source of magnesium and potassium
Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and fiber
- Whole Grains
Great source of magnesium, chromium, omega 3 fatty acids and folate
An ounce of nuts can go a long way in providing key healthy fats along with hunger management. Other benefits are a dose of magnesium and fiber.
- Sweet Potatoes
Great source of vitamin A and fiber
Click here to get a list of 5 more superfoods from the American Diabetes Association web site.