Vegetables are always a good choice, especially for blood sugar management and overall wellness.
If you have diabetes, you may question whether meals are safe.
Simple selections like radishes on your salad may raise the question: Are they beneficial for my blood sugar?
Fruits and vegetables are essential to a healthy diet and can extend life.
The USDA recommends 2–3 cups of veggies for women and 3–4 cups for men.
Consuming nutrient-rich, high-fiber veggies can help regulate blood sugar and diabetes over time.
"Though we often talk about diabetes like it's a blood sugar problem, it's really more than that," explains Virginia dietitian Jill Weisenberger, M.S., RDN, CDE, author of Prediabetes: A Complete Guide.