5 Diabetes Superfoods

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.

  • Beans
    High in fiber and a good source of magnesium and potassium
  • Berries
    Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and fiber
  • Whole Grains
    Great source of magnesium, chromium, omega 3 fatty acids and folate
  • Nuts
    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.