Fight diabetes with beans and nuts

If you have type 2 diabetes, or if you’re at risk, you should pay close attention to a new study

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If you have type 2 diabetes, or if you’re at risk, you should pay close attention to a new study showing that a diet rich in foods with a low glycemic index can have a strong positive effect on blood sugar levels and overall health. Researchers found that a diet high in beans, legumes and nuts—all foods which score low on the glycemic index—was beneficial.

Start by checking out our collections of almond and walnut recipes, or try these healthy recipes using beans and lentils:

Cod with Spicy Puy Lentils
Lentil-Tomato Stew with Browned Onions
Tuscan Mixed Bean Soup
Boston Baked Beans
Lima Beans and Bacon on Toast
Cabbage Patch Chili

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