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Dig into diabetes superfoods

Get extra healthy value from every meal. Try adding the diabetes superfoods outlined in this infographic to your plate.

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Infographic showing healthy diabetes superfoods including beans, tomatoes, citrus fruits, whole grains, and fat-free dairy

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Diabetes Superfoods

These foods are extra healthy for people with diabetes, because they have near-zero net carbs and help stabilize your blood sugar.

  • Beans are packed with fiber, magnesium and potassium
  • Tomatoes are an amazing, low-carb source of vitamins C and E and iron
  • Dark, green vegetables deliver a powerful dose of fiber, proteins, vitamins and minerals
  • Salmon reduces triglcerides, blood pressure and inflammation
  • Citrus fruits contain generous amounts of vitamin C and fiber
  • Whole grains have folate, omega-3s, magnesium, chromium, fiber and potassium (white bread doesn’t)
  • Sweet potatoes contain more healthy fiber, antioxidants and vitamin A than white potatoes
  • Raw nuts are full of healthy fats and fiber
  • Berries are packed with antioxidants, fiber and vitamins
  • Fat-free dairy delivers vitamin D. Yogurt’s probiotic bacteria helps keep intestines healthy and boosts immunity.

American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Superfoods. Available at: http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/what-can-i-eat/making-healthy-food-choices/diabetes-superfoods.html. Accessed June 30, 2015.

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