Choosing foods based on their glycemic index not only helps diabetics manage their blood sugar—it is also a healthy choice for dieters! Watch the above video to learn more.

Video Transcript

Welcome back!

As your learned in our last MiraBurst video blog, choosing foods with a low or medium glycemic index is an important part of daily meal planning for diabetics. Today, we're going to tell you the top foods to add to your diet.

At the top of almost every list are dark leafy greens. Packed with nutrients and minerals and boasting a low GI, kale, spinach, collards and Swiss chard are beneficial for those living with diabetes. Sweet potatoes, corn, carrots and legumes also have low GI rankings. The best fruits include apples, oranges, grapefruits and lemons.

Many whole-wheat products are also low GI ranking including brown rice, oatmeal and stone-ground whole wheat and pumpernickel breads.

Incorporate these foods into a balanced diet today!