In the diet of a diabetic, proteins are important. They fill cravings between meals and have almost no effect on blood sugar, if at all. Since saturated fats promote insulin resistance, you need more lean protein.
1. Eat eggs.
Eggs have been criticized a lot over the years, but the fact is they are a great source of protein. Nutritionally, it is even the most complete source of protein.
- A large boiled egg contains 6 g of protein and only 1.5 g of saturated fat.
- If you want to avoid saturated fat, just throw out the egg yolks and use only the egg whites.
- Otherwise, you could also turn this egg into an omelet and add spinach, which is rich in iron and fiber.