We all know how important it is to maintain a healthy diet. Ideally, we would foods that are low in fats and calories, and high in fiber. We’d get lots of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean meat. But how is this different for a person with diabetes?
There are a lot of “miracle diets” floating around that suggest that a specific combination of foods can help reverse your diabetes. However, the best diet for a person with diabetes is the same well balanced, healthy diet that’s recommended to everyone. That diet is should help manage your weight, provide you with the essential nutrients your body needs to stay healthy, and help you control your blood glucose levels.
There are, however, certain foods that are better than others!
In the video below, we take a look at some foods that are considered “superfoods.” Take a look at why the foods shown are considered to be “super!”
Enjoy, and make sure to let us know what you think in the comments below!
L.D. and her eleven-year-old lab, Eleanor Rigby Fitzgerald, moved from Seattle to Grand Rapids earlier this year, and are currently enjoying exploring their new city! She likes books, music, movies, running, and being outdoors as much as possible.