Dried apricots are one of the best dry fruits for diabetes type 2 and type 1 because of their low glycemic index. A low glycemic index value means that effects on blood sugar metabolism are minimal so there won’t be any significant rises in blood sugar levels. So long as intake is limited to small ⭐ Continue ReadingThe Glycemic Index of Dried Apricots
Not only can diabetics eat dry apricots with their condition, but the dried fruit is also good for diabetes when consumed in moderation. Despite being high in carbohydrates, dry apricots have a low glycemic index value which means they don’t raise blood sugar levels too fast. Of course, only limited amounts may be consumed at ⭐ Continue Reading7 Great Benefits of Dry Apricots for Diabetes
Most diabetics can eat just about anything so long as intake is limited to amounts that won’t cause blood sugar to go up too much. This means they can eat chocolate, fresh fruits and even dried fruits, just in small amounts. Of course, some foods are better tolerated than others and less likely to produce ⭐ Continue ReadingCan Diabetics Eat Dried Apricots?
The glycemic value of a food predicts its effects on blood sugar metabolism. Typically, foods high in carbohydrates are also high glycemic and raise blood sugar levels significantly. Foods low in carbohydrates are usually low glycemic and have a lesser effect on blood sugar. And then there’s pumpkin – a botanical fruit and culinary vegetable ⭐ Continue ReadingIs Pumpkin Low or High Glycemic?
All foods containing carbohydrates raise blood sugar, pumpkin included. But when it comes to diabetes, things are not quite what they seem. On the one hand, the carbohydrates in pumpkin are readily digestible which means they raise blood sugar fast, making the fruit high glycemic. On the other hand, animal studies have shown pumpkin has ⭐ Continue ReadingDoes Pumpkin Raise Blood Sugar?
Pumpkin season is here and, naturally, you may be wondering if it’s okay or even safe to eat the orange culinary vegetable if you have diabetes. There are actually reports of diabetics saying they can eat pumpkin without it spiking their blood sugar, while others admit they have felt sick after having the orange culinary vegetable. Naturally, ⭐ Continue ReadingCan Diabetics Eat Pumpkin?
In addition to lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes, fruits are recommended in moderate amounts in diabetic diets and provide several benefits through their nutritional status. The same is true for raw apricots which can make a great addition to a diabetic diet, even though intake is meant to be limited to small servings. ⭐ Continue Reading8 Biggest Benefits of Apricots for Diabetes