17 Diabetic-Friendly Foods to Control Blood Sugar Levels


17 Diabetic-Friendly Foods to Control Blood Sugar Levels

You know the drill. Limit foods high in carbohydrates like white rice, breads, and pastas. And stay away from sugary foods like cookies, desserts, candy, and sugary drinks.

Why? Your body digests foods high in carbohydrates and sugar quickly. When that happens your blood sugar levels spike. Those rapid changes in blood sugar levels make it even harder to manage diabetes, and that can lead to:

  • Poor circulation
  • Kidney failure
  • Vision loss
  • Increased risk for a heart attack or stroke
  • Limb amputations
  • Early death

So what should you be eating? Foods that help regulate blood sugar levels. Foods that are low in sugar and carbohydrates. Foods that take longer to digest.

Here’s an easy way to think about it. The less processed the food you eat, the better. Most of the food you eat should come from fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, fish, nuts, and seeds. And your drink of choice...water. That’s easy enough to remember, right?

Wondering what to put on your shopping list to help you follow a Diabetic-Friendly diet?

Add these 17 foods to your meal plan to help keep your blood sugar levels in check:

  1. Asparagus
  2. Artichoke hearts
  3. Beef
  4. Broccoli
  5. Brussel sprouts
  6. Carrots
  7. Cauliflower
  8. Chicken
  9. Eggplant
  10. Eggs
  11. Fish
  12. Mushrooms
  13. Peas
  14. Peppers
  15. Pork
  16. Squash
  17. Turkey

But what if you’re short on time to cook at home, or you just want to simplify the process of eating right to help manage diabetes?

It’s easy. Pick your favorite meals (you’ll find all 17 of these Diabetic-Friendly foods on the menu in deliciously-prepared meals). And let us do the rest.

You’ll enjoy great-tasting food made from fresh ingredients. It will only take minutes to prepare and clean up. And you’ll feel better and be healthier by eating foods that help regulate blood sugar levels.