7 Proteins to Add to Your Grocery List to Help You Lower Blood Sugar


Reducing carbs and eating nutritious proteins and fats might help you avoid the blood-sugar roller coaster. Here are seven protein-rich meals to buy to control blood sugar.

Blood Sugar

Eggs are nature's nutrient. One big egg offers 6 grams of protein, plus other nutrients your body needs. They include B12, B6, A, choline, sodium, and potassium.


Salmon—or other fatty fish—is a fantastic way to get protein if you like seafood. A 3-ounce cooked salmon fillet offers 28 grams of protein and no carbs.


Sirloin Steak

Beef contains vitamin B12, calcium, potassium, and heme iron, which human systems absorb better than plant iron. Additionally, it is rich in phosphorus, niacin, magnesium, folate, and more.


Whole-milk cottage cheese is a great source of calcium, vitamin A, phosphorus, beta carotene, and 13 grams of protein per half-cup. Cottage cheese doesn't elevate blood sugar.

Cottage Cheese

Peanut butter is delightful whether creamy or crunchy. Two tablespoons include roughly 8 grams of protein, fiber, magnesium, zinc, vitamin B3, and folate.

Peanut butter

Try chicken drumsticks instead of breasts, which may be bland. Dark meat drumsticks are delicious and include 25 grams of protein per cooked. Chicken provides all needed amino acids, which our bodies cannot produce.

Chicken Drumsticks

Even peanuts, which we name nuts but are legumes, are high in protein. According to Nutrients study, nuts like pistachios, walnuts, pecans, and others may help you feel full and stabilize your blood sugar.

Mixed Nuts