Chickpeas:  Protein and zinc-rich, diabetes-friendly with high fiber.

Fatty Seafood:  Omega-3s boost immune cells; try oven-baked fish.

Carrots:  Vitamin A-packed, low glycemic index for diabetes.

Brazil Nuts:  Selenium supports thyroid health; 4 nuts suffice.

Walnuts:  Vitamin E-rich antioxidant, reduces inflammation.

Bell Peppers:  Vitamin C boosts immunity; minimal impact on glucose.

Lentils:  Zinc and fiber-rich, supports gut health, low glycemic index.