Diabetes superfoods

Fill your shopping cart with these nutritional powerhouses to reduce your diabetes risk.

Green leafy veggies

According to a new study, adding an extra serving of veggies daily could cut diabetes risk by 14 percent.

Nuts. Research shows eating peanuts, almonds, pistachios and other nuts can help control diabetes symptoms.

Herbs and spices

Cinnamon, sage, oregano and turmeric have anti-inflammatory benefits and flavor food without added calories, sugar or salt.

Brown foods. High-fiber grains, such as wholewheat bread, brown rice and oatmeal, satisfy without spiking blood sugar levels.

Low-fat dairy. Research shows that the calcium in low-fat or nonfat milk, yogurt and cottage cheese aids weight control.

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