“Flaxseeds happen to be a good source of omega-3 fats, which are shown to reduce inflammation in the body and promote overall heart health,” says Shalek. Plus, protein and fiber-rich foods also help with blood glucose control.
Fiber per serving: 3 grams per tablespoon
“Lentils are a great non-meat protein source to add to any meal,” says Shalek. She says that the fiber helps with digestion and heart health and also promotes fullness which can help with weight management.
Fiber per serving: 4 grams per 1/4 cup