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Foods To Omit From Your Diet




Beets, corn, carrots, parsnips, peas,split pea soup, instant potatoes, Rutabaga are all high glycemic.

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  • I disagree. You dont' have to deprive yourself of your favorite veggies. All vegetables have thier place in a healthy diet. Plan your meal around them. If you want to have beets as part of your dinner, then count them as your carb for the meal and tailor the rest of your dinner so that you stay within your meal allowances. To keep your sugar from spiking, plan to take an after dinner stroll and if your nutrition plan has you eating a snack after dinner, make it a lower glycemic one. - by STEPHANALILLEY
  • If you totally eliminate all those things from your diet you could be eliminating a lot of good nutrients, too. Also, all people are different and don't have the same highs after the same things as others. I've eaten potatoes and not had high BG after. I also like to eat baby carrots and they are one thing that is often recommended for snacks for people with diabetes. - by FANCYQTR
  • I don't believe there is a big problem with eating any veggie you like. On the diabetic carbohydrate chart (here in Canada) the only vegs. that are even listed as one carb unit per full cup are beets, parsnips, peas and winter squash and you need to have 3-4 carb. units per meal. - by CELTIA51
    It all comes down to PLANNING. - by WOOFERCOALBOY
  • I agree with STEPHANALILLEY and FANCYQTR--Good grief, I hope I don't agree with those 2 often, beastly names to spell. The point is, it all boils down to moderation,, doesn't it? Carrots in small amounts in a salad, for example, I do not think can do much damage to anyone's meal. - by IRISSTUART
  • Excellent advice
    - by APARKER440

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