4. Whole-grains, Higher-fiber foods
Whole-grain does not mean the bread and cereals. It simply means the whole grains that are high in fiber but low in carbs.
It is very essential to select right foods and avoid the wrong foods. As a diabetic patient you should know what is right and wrong for you.
Try to fill up with such whole grains that have low- carbs and high fiber. Try legumes like dried beans, corn salsa, peas and lentils. They have carbs but in low quantity but high in fiber. You can take it separately or mix them with other vegetables. Black bean can take with simple dressing or with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
5. Raw, Cooked, or Roasted Vegetables
Vegetables are the best source of providing all the nutrients to your body. It is better to use it in raw form but if you like in cooked form than you can bake or roast it. The steamed vegetable is another option. It is better to combine different type of vegetables.
For diabetes patients it is essential to use low-carb veggies like mushrooms, tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, eggplant etc. capsicum in different colors add color, flavor and texture to a meal. Low carb squashes like zucchini is best for diabetics.