10 Foods That Are Lifelines For Diabetics

Leafy greens, including spinach, kale, chard, and collard greens, stand out as nutritional champions in the realm of plant-based foods.

Leafy Greens

Grains like quinoa, barley, oats, and brown rice are pretty awesome for folks with diabetes.


Legumes, you know, those beans and lentils we often toss into salads or stews.


Among nuts and seeds, picture your favorites: almonds, walnuts, cashews, and those crunchy pistachios.

Nuts and Seeds

Blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries they're not just for summer picnics or topping off your favorite dessert.


Cruciferous veggies like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts

Cruciferous vegetables

Avocados you know that creamy, green goodness that's all the rage on


Did you know sweet potatoes are a bit different from regular potatoes? According to this Verywell Health study, sweet potatoes are a bit of a superstar for folks with diabetes.

Sweet Potatoes

You've probably heard about bell peppers, carrots, zucchini, and eggplants, right?

Non-starchy Vegetables

So you know those spices we often toss into our dishes for flavor? Turns out, they're not just for taste.

Spices and Herbs