20. Bell Peppers
These are high in beta carotene and vitamins. Lycopene is also found in red bell peppers that can prevent you from diabetes. These are sweet in taste and can add a delicious zest in your meals.
It does not matter whether you eat them in cooked or raw form.
21. Steel-Cut Oats
Oats have high quantity of magnesium that helps your body to utilize glucose and properly discharge insulin. It means that this food can prevent type II diabetes.
Diabetics can add oats in their breakfast in order to remain active whole day. It is also enriched with fiber that is another useful nutrient for diabetic patients.
A research conducted in women revealed that they can reduce diabetes risk by 19% if they regularly consume oats. These are easy to cook and not time consuming.
Most of you might be unaware of these foods and their health benefits. These foods are regarded as superfoods for diabetics that is why they must add them in their diet.
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