10 Foods to Lower Your Blood Sugar

Healthy diabetes foods include non-starchy vegetables. You'll feel full and get blood sugar-regulating vitamins and minerals. They are one of many low-GI foods because trace sugar and fiber stabilize blood sugar.

Nonstarchy Vegetables

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Many of these foods are non-starchy vegetables, but leafy greens deserve special mention. Leafy greens have more nutrients and fewer digestible carbs.

Leafy Greens

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Even without diabetes, fatty fish is a healthy food. Besides lowering diabetes risk, fatty fish have many health benefits and can help manage blood sugar.

Fatty Fish

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Fatty foods like eggs and nuts help manage diabetes and blood sugar. Most nuts are high in fiber and low in digestible carbs, so they won't raise blood sugar. Diabetics can eat almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, pistachios, and walnuts.

Eggs and nuts

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Some seeds help type 2 diabetics control their blood sugar. Diabetics should eat chia and flax seeds. Chia seeds lower blood sugar, are high in fiber, and low in digestible carbs.

Seeds

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Always known: extra-virgin olive oil is healthy. It's one of the best oils for heart disease prevention because antioxidants reduce inflammation, protect cells, and lower blood pressure and cholesterol. 

Natural Fats

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Health foodies love apple cider vinegar for good reason. When eaten with carb-rich meals, fermented acetic acid improves insulin sensitivity, lowers fasting blood sugar, and lowers blood sugar response.

Apple Cider Vinegar

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Powerful spices help control diabetes. For best results, eat cinnamon and turmeric daily. It's easy with a few steps.

Cinnamon and Turmeric

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For the most health benefits, eat dairy with probiotics. The low sugar and probiotics of Greek yogurt make it a good choice. Greece yogurt lowers heart disease risk and improves blood sugar control. 

Probiotic-Packed Dairy

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Eat strawberries for dessert. After meals, antioxidant-rich strawberries lower cholesterol and insulin. If you don't like strawberries, try raspberries, blueberries, or blackberries, which have less sugar than apples and bananas.

Strawberries

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