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
You can eat apricots with diabetes safely provided you only have small amounts at once. As a fruit, apricots are a significant source of carbohydrates which contribute to blood sugar (or glucose) levels. But as long as intake is kept low, effects on blood sugar metabolism are minimal and not likely to affect the diabetic ⭐ Continue ReadingCan Diabetics Eat Apricots?
Nectarines will raise blood sugar in diabetics and non-diabetics, irrespective of intake. But the extent to which they raise blood sugar levels is what makes them either good or bad for you. The more you eat at once, the more blood sugar levels will go up. The lower the intake, the less significant the effects. ⭐ Continue ReadingDo Nectarines Raise Blood Sugar?