Get Your Greens for Better Blood Sugar

Read Transcript

Hi, Dr. Miller here with a health tip for better blood sugar. If you love a hearty bowl of soup, here's an ingredient your blood sugar will love, greens. Winter greens like kale and chard make great soup add ins, and a recent review of a scientific studies revealed that, people who ate roughly a cup of cooked greens a day were 14% less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, why?

It could be because most greens are a great source of magnesium. Higher intakes of this mighty mineral have been linked to a lower diabetes risk. Greens also contain a variety of disease fighting antioxidants that help protect the body in myriad ways. As a food group, leafy greens include a wide range of vegetables that are good for you including, lettuce, spinach, cabbage, broccoli, brussel sprouts, and edible herbs like dale and parsley, and their benefits goes way beyond just blood sugar.

Those greens also nourish a healthy heart, strong joints, and gorgeous skin. To learn about more ways to boost your health, watch and share all our smart tips, right here.