When you hear high blood sugar, what do you think of? Most people might say diabetes. However, before a person is diagnosed with diabetes their body will show signs of high blood sugar levels. The easiest way to avoid high blood sugar is to avoid foods with high sugar levels. This might be easier said than done, but we have a list of 3 foods that are high in sugar and should be avoided to help keep those sugar levels low.
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- White Bread. Now white bread might be more appealing to some, but with a Glycemic Index of 70 according to the Hearty Soul, white bread sandwiches may be more trouble than they are worth. Switching to brown bread for your lunch time needs may make all the difference!
- Rice Cakes. These snacks are not as healthy as they seem! If you find yourself already battling with higher blood sugar levels, rice cakes are not the snacks for you.
- Baked Potatoes. A staple in most diets, baked potatoes are also contain high sugar, and will not help those monitoring blood sugar levels. In fact if you find yourself bordering on high blood sugar, you should avoid them more often than not.
Remember if you are concerned about your blood sugar levels it is always best to consult with a physician. In the meantime, try any of our recipes to keep you feeling satisfied and healthy!