The 4 Worst Foods For Diabetics

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    What are the worst foods for diabetics?

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    The goal of a healthy diet for type 2 diabetes is to focus on foods that will support normal blood sugars, a healthy weight, overall health and avoidance of diabetic complications. According to the American Diabetes Association, people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) can enjoy a variety of foods. General guidelines encourage eating more of certain foods while limiting others, however every diet needs to be individually tailored according to culture, personal preference, sex, age and other lifestyle factors.

    Sugar

    Sugar in food causes blood sugar to rise. A type 2 diabetic with consistently high blood sugar levels is at risk for complications like retinopathy (retina damage), neuropathy (nerve damage), foot ulcers, skin disorders and kidney disease. While sugar is OK in small amounts, it should be limited to maintain a normal blood sugar. Sugary foods also tend to be high in calories while lacking essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Filling up on nutrient-dense foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins is a better way to use calories.

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