Low-Carb Diets and Diabetes

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Low-carb diets are all the rage lately, but what does that mean for you and your diabetes?

A low-carb eating plan means you cut back on foods that are high in carbohydrates, like certain grains, fruits, and veggies.

But not all carbs make your blood sugar skyrocket, so you don't need to cut them out completely. Just choose them wisely.

Simple carbs can make your blood sugar rise faster, and they're linked to inflammation, and that's not good for diabetes. So, limit foods like candy, white bread, pasta, and soda.

Eating fewer carbs means less glucose, which is a good thing.

Complex carbs, on the other hand, help keep your blood sugar steady, and can help keep you feeling full longer. Healthy choices include whole grains, legumes, and leafy greens.

Dedicate half your plate to non starchy vegetables like broccoli, carrots, or salad greens. One of the best things you can do for your body is fill up on super foods that are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

By adopting a low-carb diet you can manage your diabetes in a way that is both nutritious and delicious.