Top 21 Superfoods for Diabetics


9. Fish, especially salmon

Salmon is enriched with omega-3 fatty acids that can greatly control blood pressure, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease. It also contains selenium and vitamin D for keeping your bones, nails, hair and skin healthy.

Other fishes such as halibut, mackerel, tuna, herring, and sardines are also full of nutrients.

Diabetic patients are recommended to add fish in their regular diet.

Sardines and Diabetes

10. Turmeric

Turmeric is the most commonly used spice in different foods because of its several advantages. It helps in lowering blood sugar and also increases insulin sensitivity. Its active ingredient is Curcumin that regulates fats metabolism in body.

Turmeric directly works on muscle cells, fat cells, kidney cells, and pancreatic cells and thus controls the risk of inflammation, interleukin-6 and cancer.

Turmeric Rheumatoid Arthritis

11. Coconut oil

Cells are termed as insulin resistant when they decline to react to insulin and stops absorbing glucose. Insulin resistance ultimately causes type II diabetes.

Medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA) are present in coconut oil that can balance insulin reaction within cells and also stimulate healthy digestion.

Can Diabetics have Coconut Milk


  1. As A Certified Chef, I know how to cook good tasting food, not always the most healthy. This info is going to help change the way I eat, and for those who are eating my food. Although professional training in culinary graces all types, origins etc.., including healthy, it doesn’t always lend towards best dietary choices ! Not where the money is among the most affluent !
    My new charge is coming with newer ideas, tasty ones !
    Thank you for reminding me of my responsibility ! They (affluent persons) can’t pay for expensive dinners if they’re dead !

  2. Kindly inform about my future plan, I am 60years male, Having Diabetic type -2 , taking Insulin NovoMix 30, FlexiPen 28 points morning before breakfast & 26 points at bed time before dinner.Also taking Tablet Galvesmet 50/1000 BD. Fasting suger is not in control some what high from upper limit that is 126,122, 135 and so on.needs your expert opinion.


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