6 Best nut, seeds, and spices for people with diabetes

Peanut Butter

 "The five grams of fat in peanut butter slow digestion and keep you full longer."

Ground Flaxseed

"Lignans and fiber in ground flaxseeds help control blood sugar and glycemic index,"

Raw almonds

“Almonds don't raise blood sugar and are rich in magnesium, which improves insulin sensitivity.”

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds include fiber and omega-3s, making them heart-healthy.Research says chia seeds control blood glucose. Fiber slows glucose absorption in the blood.


discovered that adding a heaping teaspoon of cinnamon to overnight oats helped stabilize blood sugar, prevent insulin surges, and lower fasting blood sugar.


If you're craving salt, try pistachios instead of chips or pretzels.