Foods That Fight!

Here are my top five picks to help fight diabetes, cardiovascular disease, migraine headaches, and arthritis. To your health!


  1. Soybeans (combo of protein, high-quality carbs, and soluble fiber helps stabilize blood sugar levels)
  2. Wild salmon (provides protein, omega-3 fats, and vitamin D)
  3. Swiss chard (great low-glycemic carbohydrate, plus provides magnesium)
  4. Beans (slow-release carbohydrate with soluble fiber and magnesium)
  5. Almonds (great low-carb snack; also provides unsaturated fat, protein, and fiber)

Cardiovascular disease

  1. Wild salmon (thins the blood and lowers triglycerides)
  2. Bananas (rich in magnesium and potassium; helps manage blood pressure)
  3. Brussels sprouts (rich in soluble fiber, which lowers cholesterol)
  4. Oatmeal (rich in soluble fiber, which lowers cholesterol)
  5. Sunflower seeds (3 heart-healthy ingredients: soluble fiber, plant sterols, and folic acid)


  1. Omega 3 fortified eggs (provides omega-3 fats)
  2. Beans (provides magnesium)
  3. Skim milk (provides riboflavin)
  4. Ground flaxseeds (provides omega-3 fats and soluble fiber)
  5. Spinach (provides magnesium)


  1. Red bell pepper (rich in vitamin C and beta cryptoxanthin)
  2. Carrots (provides ample beta carotene)
  3. Berries (contains potent antioxidants called anthocyanins)
  4. Oranges (provides vitamin C and beta cryptoxanthin)
  5. Pumpkin (provides beta cryptoxanthin and beta carotene)


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