Healthy Carbs

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Thursday May 20th, 2021

All carbs affect blood glucose levels, but certain carbs hit you harder than others. Choose your carbs carefully! Stick to healthier foods containing carbs and be very wary of your portion size.

What are healthy carbs? Next time you’re at the grocery, be sure to pick up plenty of…

  • Whole grains like brown rice, buckwheat and whole oats
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Chickpeas, beans and lentils
  • Dairy, like unsweetened yoghurt and milk

Some foods have more carbs than you think. Monitoring your carb consumption is essential to managing your diabetes. How are you supposed to know which foods should be devoured and which ones should be avoided? 

The CDC has an awesome carb counter you can reference in a pinch.

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