Which Foods Help to Fight Diabetes?

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Diabetes affects more than 20 million people in the United States, and more people are diagnose with this disease every year. The good news is that type 2 diabetes, which is the most common form of the disease, can be prevented or reversed with proper diet and exercise. If you take good care of yourself and add the foods in this gallery to your diet, your risk of diabetes will be extremely low!

Vitamin C is an extremely important nutrient for heart health, and oranges are a great natural source of this vitamin. It has also been linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes and improved blood flow in people with type 1 diabetes. While you might be tempted to just drink orange juice, eating the fruit is healthier because its fiber content reduces the amount of sugar absorbed by the body. The guava and kiwi are two other fruits that contain even higher levels of vitamin C!