11. Whole Grains
Eating whole grains can help reduce the risk of developing type two diabetes in the first place.
Whole grains contain lots of antioxidants and plant compounds that can help prevent the disease.
Studies have linked eating whole grains to lower fasting blood sugar levels and improved insulin sensitivity, many studies have shown that including two servings of whole grains each day can reduce your risk of diabetes. When we say whole grains, we mean foods like whole oats or quinoa.
Quinoa is a great alternative for those who are celiac or have a gluten sensitivity.