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Suggested Meal Plan for A Hypoglycemia Diet
Vegetable List

Each vegetable serving on this list contains about 5 grams of carbohydrate, 2 grams of protein, and 25 calories. Vegetables contain 2 to 3 grams of dietary fiber. Vegetables which contain 400 mg of sodium per serving are identified with a * symbol.

Vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals. Fresh and frozen vegetables have more vitamins and less added salt. Rinsing canned vegetables will remove much of the salt.

Unless otherwise noted, the serving size for vegetables (one vegetable exchange) is:

  • ½ cup of cooked vegetables of vegetable juice
  • 1 cup of raw vegetables
Artichoke (1/2 medium)
Asparagus
Bamboo shoots
Beans (green, wax, Italian)
Bean sprouts
Beets
Broccoli
Brussels sprouts
Cabbage, cooked
Carrots
Cauliflower
Eggplant
Collard greens
Mustard greens
Turnip greens
Chard
Kale
Jicama (1/4 cup)
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Mushrooms, cooked
Okra
Onions
Peapods, snow peas
Peppers (green)
Rutabaga
Sauerkraut *
Spinach, cooked
Summer squash
Tomato (one large)
Water chestnuts
Zucchini
Free Vegetables
(raw, 1 cup)
Cabbage
Celery
Chinese cabbage
Cucumber
Green onion
Hot peppers
Mushrooms
Radishes
Zucchini

Salad Greens
Endive
Escarole
Lettuce
Romaine
Spinach

* Contain 400 mg of sodium per serving.


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