Top 7 foods for diabetics
Diabetes doesn’t occur after one night but it was the result of an accumulation of habits, lifestyle, and polluted environment, etc.
Here are 7 super foods that are especially good for those with diabetes:
Avocado is one of the best food sources of fatty acids that can help improve insulin sensitivity for diabetics.
Avocado also contains high levels of folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E and K (essential for reducing the risk of heart disease and nerve damage). Additionally, avocado is so rich in fiber that make it becomes one of the best foods for diabetics.
Broccoli contains a lot of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and fiber but very low calories that can help you live longer and healthier.
Scientific research has proven that eating broccoli could reverse the damage caused by diabetes.
Moreover, broccoli stimulates the production of enzymes that protect blood vessels and reduce the molecules that can damage cells.
Salmon helps lubricate your joints and prevent complications of diabetes.
This kind of fatty fish living in cold water environment is not only delicious whether you cook them, grilled, poached or even raw, but it also is a great source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids which are essential for insulin sensitivity.
Omega-3 fatty acids also have anti-inflammatory and ensure your joints are healthy and lubricated.
Salmon also contains vitamin B and D that help to prevent inflammation, damage to blood vessels and complications caused by diabetes such as heart problems and stroke.
Almond has low glycemic index, which means it doesn’t increase your blood sugar levels much. In addition, almond also helps reduce the rise in blood sugar after meals.
Besides, almond contains more calories, fat, protein and fiber. It makes you full fast and is an ideal food for snacking.
Even though, almond is rich in fat, but it can help you lose weight. Moreover, almond contains lots of vitamin E, omega 3, omega 6, calcium, magnesium and zinc.
Onion contains vitamin C, vitamin H and chromium. Chromium is a mineral that helps the cells respond to insulin, thus helping to control blood glucose.
Onion is a richest source of quercitin - an antioxidant (also in shallots, yellow and red onions but not in white onions), which is closely linked to preventing stomach cancer.
Quercitin also reduces bad cholesterol, increase good cholesterol, prevent blood clots, fight asthma, bronchitis, fever and infections.
Spinach provides vitamin K, vitamin A, magnesium, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, Mn, Fe, Ca and K. Besides, it is a great source of protein, phosphorus, vitamin E, zinc, fiber and copper.
In addition, spinach is also a good source of selenium, niacin, omega-3.
7/ Free – range egg:
Egg provides necessary protein and vitamins to help treat diabetes effectively.
Egg until the now is the most complete food that everyone can eat. If you are hungry, just eating 2 eggs is able to provide you a lot of different nutrition.
Moreover, Egg is a good source of protein. Plus, egg also contains a lot of vitamin A, vitamin B, folic acid, biotin and K.
Many of these nutrients are essential for nerves and the brain. Over the years, all kinds of fat have become enemies of everyone, because of increasing risk of heart disease.
Everyone gradually doesn’t like egg and they liked eating egg white. In fact, the egg yolk has lots of vitamins and nutrients.
==> The foods above are also great for your body. I hope that you will reverse your diabetes well.
*** Good luck ***
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