Experiment With Fiber As Your Food Guideline To Lower Blood Sugars
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I was shocked to learn that while "normal people" should try and get 30 g of fiber a day (I tried on SP to moniter mine and found it a challenge) Diabetics should try and get 50 g. Since then I have been reading more labels, adding flax seed to everything. If it has less than 2 g of fiber I ...
...hesitate to eat it and when I realize how much I would have to eat of some foods to get anywhere near that meal's portion... I usually choose something else. I am full all the time and my blood sugars and cholesterol are great! Try it as an experiment and see what happens!
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Cherries are als foods that lower blood sugar.Avocado contains fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar. Sweet Potatoes will digest slowly. Sweet Potatoes have positive affect on insulin.Cinnamon has magnesium, which also helps in controlling blood sugar. Cinnamon can help lower your blood sugar. Cinnamon is one of the best things a diabetic can eat to control blood sugar, try some cinnamon stick coffee
cinnamon on apples or baked apples, just try some! Cinnamon can help lower your blood sugar, a cinnamon pill a day for three weeks should show some results. It did for me.
Avocado contain fiber to help slow down blood sugar increases when added to a meal.Eat small slices of avocado through the day to balance blood sugar. Cherries are also foods that lower blood sugar. Avoid starchy vegetables such as potatoes, parsnips, squash, and go easy with carrots, beans, peas and beets. Canned Sweet Corn has a high sugar content and makes your blood sugar rise. Onions the sulfur in 2 ounces per day can stimulate the pancreas and reduce insulin levels
If You Don't Move Your Bowels Daily Or Are You Constipated?
Dehydration (Drink more water), skip bananas as they may cause constipation, a diet that is too low in fat (so add a little butter),or too low in fiber (take a fiber pill) lack of exercise or eating overly processed foods, some medicines like pain killers or buprofen, blood pressure or allery meds,, too much calcium & sometimes too much of dairy products, If you are regularly constipated itís reasonable to do a blood sugar test as diabetes can cause constipation.
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