Dr. Andrew Weil’s Tips: 10 Foods for Healthy Blood Sugar Levels
To keep blood sugar levels stable, regular exercise is helpful - but a healthy diet is a must.
Add these foods to your diet, as they may help lower blood sugar levels.
Green, leafy vegetables. Broccoli, spinach, and kale are good sources of fiber - which helps regulate blood sugar levels - and are high in vitamins A, C, and K as well. Plus, some studies have shown that eating vegetables can help prevent diabetes, so aim for four to five servings per day. levels.
Avoid Added Sugars!!!
A few facts about sugar
All sugar, whether natural or processed, is a type of simple carbohydrate that your body uses for energy. Fruits, vegetables and dairy foods all naturally contain sugar.
"Added sugar" refers to sugars and syrups added to foods during processing. Desserts, sodas, and energy and sports drinks are the top sources of added sugar for most Americans.