40 Delicious, Healthy Foods for Diabetics

Buckwheat pancakes

People with diabetes – Type I or Type II – have special dietary needs. Maintaining steady blood sugar is key to remaining healthy and fit and foods need to be chosen carefully. We’ve put together a list of 40 foods that are ideal for people with diabetes or even prediabetes. Some are foods that can be eaten by themselves, some are prepared dishes that require only a few simple ingredients. Some of these foods are ones you may have thought are off limits to diabetics, but in fact can be enjoyed in moderation. We hope you find this list helpful.

1. Buckwheat Pancakes
Nutrition Per Serving:
– Calories: 340
– Sugar: 7 grams
Why It’s Healthy for Diabetics: Buckwheat (unlike bleached flour) is high in fiber and protein. These two macronutrients slow the absorption of sugar into the bloodstream.

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