Health Tip: Consider These Diabetes 'Superfoods'
(HealthDay News) -- People with diabetes should look for foods that pack a powerful nutritional punch yet have a low glycemic index, experts say.
The American Diabetes Association suggests these optimal "superfoods":
Any kind of bean, from kidney beans to pinto beans.
Vegetables that are dark green and leafy, including kale, collard greens and spinach.
Fiber-rich citrus fruits, including lemons, grapefruit and oranges.
Berries, sweet potatoes or tomatoes.
Salmon and other fish that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Nuts, whole grain foods and fat-free yogurt and milk.
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