The American Diabetes Association includes lemons on their list of superfoods due to soluble fiber and the high amount of vitamin C. Both soluble fiber and vitamin C can benefit people with diabetes. Lemons also have a low glycemic index, and some studies even show that lemon may lower the glycemic index of other foods.
When it comes to research on the benefit of eating lemon for diabetes, however, the research is slim. A 2015 meta-analysis in Primary Care Diabetes found that eating citrus fruits didn’t seem to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. Citrus fruits do contain flavonoids, naringin, and naringenin, that have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant effects, says a 2014 study in Advances in Nutrition. However, there’s still not a whole lot of research into these compounds and their use in treating diabetes. (source: www.verywell.com)
Here are some more diabetic lemon recipes you can give a try: (www.diabeticlivingonline.com)
- Lemon Lavender Fro Yo.
- Lemon Meringue Tarts.
- Lemon Cheesecake Bites.
- Lemon and Parmesan Fish.
- Meatballs with Sweet Lemon Glaze.
- Lemon-Angel Poppy Seed Cake.
- Pink Lemon Spritzer.
- Easy Lemon Souffles.
- Lemon Herbed Orzo Pasta.
- Lemon Meringue Sandwich Cookies.
- Lemon Chicken with Stuffing.
- Frosty Blackberry Lemon Ice.
- Lemon Avocado Dip.
- Lemon Tart with Ginger-Oat Crust.
- Lemon-Sage Pork Salad.
- Lemon Pistachio Slice-and-Bake Cookies.
- Gingered Lemon Broccoli Salad.
- Lemon Breakfast Parfaits.
- Basil-Lemon Shrimp Linguine.
- Lemon-Lavender Custards.
- Lemon-Ginger Shortbread.
- Lemon Souffle Dessert.
- Ginger-Lemon Tea.
- Pork Medallions with Lemon-Pecan Spinach.
- Shrimp Kabobs with Lemon Marinade.
- Lemon Cheesecake Mousse.
- Lemon-Cardamom Meringue Cookies
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