4 Foods to Avoid with Type 2 Diabetes

Spinach, kale, Swiss chard, and collard greens can be the star of a salad or protein bowl or the substantial side to your supper. 

Samantha Cassetty, R.D.N., nutrition and wellness expert and Sugar Shock author, says everyone's favorite pink-hued fish is great for type 2 diabetics since it's high in omega-3s.

No need to give up dessert with type 2 diabetes—just fulfill your sweet taste with naturally tasty foods like bright-red strawberries. 

Easy to cook quinoa may be topped with veggies, legumes, and lean proteins for a filling dinner.

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Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, and cashews are all rich in healthful fats. Like this quinoa risotto with arugula-mint pesto, nuts can be eaten alone or in recipes.

Johnson thinks lean proteins may retard blood sugar increases. Sirloin tips and pork loin are lean options, although skinless chicken and turkey are more visible.

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