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For any type of diabetes, you should at least eat a healthy diet of easily digestible carbohydrates. Therefore, foods with low glycemic index, including cabbage, are a high priority. So, then we will figure out what types of these vegetables should be chosen by patients with diabetes, and how to cook healthy dishes from cabbage.


What is diabetes?
In diabetes, the amount of sugar in the body of any person is very high.


Insulin is produced in the pancreas.


White cabbage
Such cabbage is recommended for type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as it brings such benefits to the body:


Type 2 diabetes is more common in adults. Obesity is also causing other diseases.

Groups B, A, K, C, PP, U, as well as saturate the body with useful trace elements – potassium, magnesium, zinc, iron, calcium, phosphorus, iodine.
Cabbage contains more vitamin C than lemon, which at the same time maintains its concentration regardless of whether the vegetable was used fresh or pickled. Vitamin C enhances the protective properties of the circulatory system, which will protect it from damage.
It supplies the body with fibers that help remove toxins from the body, leading to weight loss. This is especially true for patients with type 2 diabetes, as they often suffer from overweight and obesity.
Catalyzes the process of regeneration of cells and tissues.
It has a positive effect on the pancreas, which favorably affects the production of insulin.



The calorie per 100 grams of cabbage is 28 kcal, so it can be in the diet, even if the diabetic goes on a diet. In addition, the plant has a low glycemic index, so when it is ingested, insulin correction is not required.
Cabbage can be used both fresh and after heat treatment.

Red cabbage
Cabbage got its name because of its purple color, which is due to the presence of anthocyanin pigment in its composition. But it should be noted that, unlike the white variety, it has a coarse fiber, so it is advisable to consume it in small quantities.


Insulin helps to separate glucose from the food we eat and deliver it to other parts of the body.

Insulin also helps different cells in our body to get glucose.


It is less popular than white cabbage, but it is more useful for diabetics, due to its following properties:

It differs in delicate fiber and beautiful texture, so it is easily absorbed by the body. It does not cause inflammation of the intestinal mucosa and significantly reduces glucose absorption. Because of these qualities, the plant is especially indicated for children and patients with diabetes who suffer from diseases of the liver, gallbladder, intestines.
It contains volatile and various vitamins, due to the complex effect that has a positive effect on blood vessels, prevents the development of atherosclerosis, and strengthens the immune system.
It contains sulforapane, a biologically active substance needed to strengthen the entire cardiovascular system.
Due to its vitamin U content, it normalizes the synthesis of enzymes and the digestive system.
It lowers cholesterol with regular use, so it is especially recommended for high cholesterol and to prevent atherosclerosis.

The caloric content of 100 grams of cauliflower is 30 kcal, so even patients with slimming diabetes can afford recipes with it. It is worth noting that the product is contraindicated not only in individual intolerance, but also with arthritis.

This type of cabbage is a staple crop that is a tender and juicy fruit. The caloric content of 100 g of kohlrabi is 42 kcal and is indicated for diabetics due to such properties:

B, C, PP, A saturate the body with vitamins, vegetable proteins, carbohydrates, minerals and other useful elements.
Gives a sense of contentment.
Normalizes metabolism, therefore, helps maintain a healthy shape.
This cabbage is preferred for type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It will saturate the body with vegetable proteins, various vitamins, phytoncides and sulforaphane. Thanks to this, broccoli will strengthen the circulatory system, which will be an excellent prevention of colds.

Can sauerkraut be present in diabetic patients?
As with any type of diabetes, sour cabbage is a useful product on the table, so it is important to know not only about the benefits, but also how to prepare it properly.



It contains a minimum of sucrose and starch, and also has the following useful properties:

Due to its original composition, it purifies the body of toxins and poisons, which form after fermentation.
It enriches the body with ascorbic acid and B vitamins, which in turn strengthens the body’s protective functions, preventing the development of neuropathy and nephropathy.
It improves the condition of the pancreas, which is especially important for diabetics, as it helps normalize the production of insulin.
Promotes salinity of blood due to salt in the composition. In turn, this helps the body’s tissues absorb glucose, which is converted into a substitute for fructose-sugar. Glucose is not involved in this process, which is pretty good.
It activates intestinal function, normalizes intestinal microflora and stabilizes metabolism. This helps to avoid obesity.